Clean Water Action

Since our founding during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water Action has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table.

Clean Water Action Boston, MA, USA
Aug 11, 2018
Internship- Paid
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund have two internship positions available for the fall of 2018 in our Boston office. Clean Water Action is a national, grassroots environmental organization that works to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, elect pro-environment candidates to public office, and help communities address local environmental problems. Clean Water Fund is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues related to water, waste, toxics and climate change. Top issue priorities include: preventing harm to our health from toxic chemicals, protecting drinking water, promoting responsible growth of the energy efficiency and clean energy industries, advocating for Zero Waste policies in the City of Boston, and electing pro-environment candidates to public office. Ensuring that those most affected by environmental degradation have a voice at the table, and that solutions to environmental problems contribute to broader goals of justice for all, are central principles of all our campaigns. The   Environmental Health and Justice Intern   will support Clean Water Fund’s campaign to prevent harm to human health and the environment from toxic chemicals in consumer products. The   Elections / Communications Intern   will support Clean Water Action’s campaigns to elect pro-environment candidates to office in Massachusetts as well as assist with communications. Responsibilities   will be assigned based on experience, skills, and interest as well as campaign needs. Tasks may include: Elections intern: Writing content for website articles, blog posts, email communications, etc.; Researching and compiling information about candidates; Communicating with campaign staff of candidates to obtain information about the candidate’s position on environmental issues; Administrative tasks as needed. Aid the director in communicating with vendors to assure event runs smoothly Facilitate coordination for event planning and publication Environmental Health and Justice Intern Writing content for website articles, blog posts, email communications, etc. Helping to manage social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Conducting outreach to individuals or organizations to build power Assisting in organizing events or meetings Researching campaign issues Administrative tasks as needed. Qualifications:  Qualifications   include the following: High School degree Passion for protecting human health and the environment Passion for expansion of clean energy Good communication skills Solid computer skills (competent in working with Word, Excel, Internet, etc.); Well organized Able to work independently and in a team environment Good writing skills Familiarity with campaign organizing in a variety of racial and socio-economic communities, and/or communications is highly desired. Fellows/Interns must be able to travel to Clean Water Action’s Boston office located at 88 Broad Street, Downtown Boston.  How to Apply:  To apply, send resume and a brief statement of your interest in the position to Kadineyse Paz at   kpaz@cleanwater.org . Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water Action is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. Salary: Minimum of 16 hours per week commitment for a 3 month period, or longer, required. 
Clean Water Action Washington, DC, USA
Aug 11, 2018
Part time
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are hiring a campaign organizer to help develop and implement the organization’s environmental initiatives in Northern Virginia and statewide while also working in our Washington DC field canvass. We seek an energetic and experienced organizer who will work within a leadership team to spearhead our environmental campaigns. The Campaign Associate will be required to initially fund their salary, tax and fringe benefits with funds canvassed in the Washington DC field canvass, and, working with the Chesapeake Regional Director, develop grant funding for the position over the long-term.  Clean Water Action is a national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe, affordable water, prevention of health threatening pollution, creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action has 1 million members in 18 states and the District of Columbia, and over 165,000 members in the Chesapeake region. The Virginia Campaign Associate will: Conduct grassroots organizing and fundraising as part of the Washington DC field canvass, meeting canvass standards and fundraising standards for the position Assist the Washington DC Field Canvass Director with staff training and leadership development, crew management, fiduciary responsibilities, and other related tasks Organize issue campaigns in Northern Virginia in conjunction with the Chesapeake Program Coordinator; where appropriate, participate in lobbying activities with the Virginia General Assembly and other local jurisdictions Assist on statewide and national campaign activities as directed Draft internal and external communications for multiple audiences, including staff, other organizations, policymakers and traditional and social media Help coordinate election related activities in Northern Virginia and elsewhere as directed Draft outreach materials and membership email blasts, coordinate outreach and mobilization of Clean Water Action members in VA Organize phone banks, petition drives, volunteer nights, and earned media events Make public presentations, present testimony, and meet with public officials Help coordinate election related activities in Northern VA and elsewhere as directed Provide briefings, materials, and support to Clean Water’s field and phone canvasses Help fundraise to support campaign activities Carry out other activities as directed Qualifications :  Field or phone canvass experience required with a track record of successful fundraising One to three years of successful professional field and on-line organizing experience, including experience leading an environmental, social justice or election campaign Strong oral and written communication skills; experience preparing and delivering public presentations; ability to articulate campaign messages to the media and public officials Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with diverse groups Ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in fast paced, dynamic work environment; well organized and self motivated Research and strong critical thinking skills; computer skills; social media skills; experience with voter files Willing to take feedback and direction Must be willing and able to travel within Virginia, available  for evenings and weekends as needed Knowledge of Virginia issues and leaders preferred; other Virginia organizing and policy experience considered Spanish language skills a plus How to Apply :  Email a letter of interest and a resume to Brent Bolin BBolin(at)cleanwater(.)org. Internal candidates please apply through your supervisor. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are equal opportunity employers and value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply.  Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. 
Clean Water Action Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Jul 17, 2018
Full time
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund in Michigan will be hiring an organizer to develop and implement the organization’s campaigns out of our Ann Arbor office. We seek an energetic and experienced organizer who will spearhead our environmental campaigns across the state. Clean Water Action is a 501(c)(4) national organization with more than 250,000 Michigan members that works for clean, safe, affordable water, prevention of health threatening pollution, creation of environmentally safe jobs and business and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization providing education, organizing and technical assistance to strengthen grassroots environmental efforts. Responsibilities : Coordinate implementation of Michigan campaigns and electoral work across the state with a focus in SE Michigan; assist with on-line organizing efforts, building and supporting coalition activities, and conducting outreach and mobilization of Clean Water Action members Organize phone banks, volunteer nights, and earned media events Make public presentations, present testimony and track legislation Recruit, train, and lead a strong volunteer team in Washtenaw county Help fundraise to support campaign activities Provide support to Clean Water Action’s field and phone canvasses, including briefings and training materials  Qualifications :  One to three years of successful professional field and on-line organizing experience, preferably in environmental, social justice or election campaigns Strong oral & written communication skills; experience preparing and delivering presentations Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with diverse groups Ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in fast paced, dynamic work environment Research and strong critical thinking skills; computer skills; well-organized and self-motivated Willing to travel within Michigan; available for some evenings and weekends Knowledge of field and phone canvass programs helpful VAN experience preferred but not required How to Apply:   Email a letter of interest and a resume to Mary Brady-Enerson at   mhbrady@cleanwater.org . Internal candidates please contact your supervisor. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are equal opportunity employers and value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com