HEAL Utah

HEAL Utah promotes clean air and renewable energy, and protects Utah from nuclear, toxic & dirty energy threats.

HEAL Utah Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Mar 08, 2018
Internship- Paid
Are you passionate about helping promote renewable energy and protecting Utah from dirty air and nuclear waste?  Do you want to support this work by helping expand one of Utah’s premier grassroots advocacy organizations? Are you interested in getting hands-on experience in non-profit fundraising, marketing, policy, lobbying, outreach and more? HEAL Utah is seeking  an  intern   to help with the following projects: ·      Helping us  reach new supporters  around the state, via outreach events ·      Attending legislative meetings and  lobbying  in support of clean air and clean energy bills ·      Research and writing to support our campaigns, such as: Working to transition as quickly as possible away from  dirty coal power  plants;  Pushing renewable energy ; Fighting for solutions to  Utah’s air pollution problem . ·      Ongoing organizational tasks, such as helping engage dozens of HEAL volunteers, manage our list of over 15,000 existing supporters and help cultivate hundreds of new supporters. ·      Assist with HEAL Utah events, including press conferences, regulatory hearings and  quarterly HEAL community educational nights. We are looking for a highly-motivated self-starter. Successful applicants will be: passionate about Utah’s health and environment; outgoing; disciplined; be determined problem-solvers; and have a engaging personality. Preference will be given to those with a background in: environmental issues, public policy, research, public speaking, activism, non-profits, fundraising and marketing. Requirements: •    Passion for HEAL Utah’s work and dedication to helping us grow •    Ability to commit roughly 10-12 hours per week from approximately early January – mid-May, mid August – mid December or 15 hours per week from mid May – mid August. •    Available some weekends and evenings •    Excellent written and verbal communication skills •    Available from 9:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday for the majority of internship hours Compensation:   Interns  will be paid a $500 stipend. Deadlines: Submit: (1)  A detailed cover letter  explaining your fit, (2)  A resume  describing prior relevant experience, and (3) one or two names whom we can call for references to  jobs@healutah.org . We will conduct interviews for selected candidates shortly after the application period closes. Questions can be directed to: Noah at  noah@healutah.org  or  801-355-5055 . Fall  Application Deadline: July 24 Spring  Application Deadline: November 20 Summer  Application Deadline: April 16