Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Whether the semester is ending, you've been searching for a career-changing opportunity, or are anywhere in between, you want to do something different.

You want to enjoy your work without cubicles and coffee runs. You're looking for a job that doesn't ask you to be someone else from 9 to 5. You want to be yourself and you want to make a difference.

At Citizens Campaign for the Environment, we have a different job. A job that fully recognizes and utilizes your personal power to create positive change. A cool job that could become a life-changing career.

We are hiring organizers for our campaign staff today. Be part of a team of like-minded individuals who are here for more than just a paycheck.

CCE is dedicated to informing and mobilizing people to protect the quality of our lives, our health, and the environment here in New York. We believe that people have a right to know and a right to act on issues that fundamentally affect our lives and future. We believe grassroots organizing is the best way to affect positive change. Our job is to communicate with people in such a way that motivates them to get involved.

What would you be doing?
Working with neighborhoods and communities to organize and increase public awareness of local, state and national environmental issues. The focus of our work is to:
• Mobilize public support to strengthen and enforce environmental laws
• Ensure, through grassroots organizing, that community members are aware of environmental issues affecting them directly
• Implement political actions to protect people and natural areas

What are the hours and schedule for the work?
Hours are Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 
Extensive training is provided .
Part-time positions available for students (3 days per week).
Students can choose the days they work for part-time.
Salary is $400-515/week for full time.

What key benefits would you get from this opportunity?
• Training in environmental issues including regular seminars 
• Experience in the legislative and political process 
• Enhanced communication skills
• Organizational skills
• Work as part of a highly motivated and dedicated team that is interested in your personal development
• Opportunities for future management training, permanent positions, and career advancement in the field
• Opportunities for travel and participation in national conferences

We are currently working to ban plastic microbeads from personal care products state wide. These tiny plastic particles in our soap and toothpaste are polluting lakes, rivers and oceans, contaminating fish and even becoming a public health issue. Continuing the work we have done for years, educating the public and ensuring health and environmental safety for New York, CCE is calling for a statewide BAN on Microbeads!

Hours for the position are 2:00-10:30pm, Monday- Friday! Enjoy Weekends Off!

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Make your occupation reflect your values; go home from work each night knowing what you did was good. Democracy works when people participate!

Call to schedule an informational interview 315-472-1339