Texas Campaign for the Environment Dallas, TX, USA
Oct 03, 2018Internship- Paid
Texas Campaign for the Environment (TCE) offers excellent opportunities for those interested in non-profit management and campaigning. TCE has offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston and is seeking passionate environmental advocates. The Community Organizer will be responsible for creating relationships within designated community areas of the city and building our grassroots base of supporters. The Organizer will be held to high expectations of performance with weekly and monthly goals for various organizing activities. Responsibilities • Grassroots door-to-door canvassing • Membership recruitment, fundraising, and letter-writing campaigns • Community outreach and coalition-building • Identifying voters and volunteers • Planning and participating in demonstrations and political actions • Testifying at public hearings and events • Assisting with campaign strategy and research Requirements • High-level relationship building skills with the ability to build consensus, engage a wide range of stakeholders and allies, and navigate complex community and political dynamics • Persistent solution-orientation and the ability to connect daily activities to the specific targets and objectives of the overall campaign • Genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics, and the vision of a just and equitable society • Some related non-profit, political, or volunteer experience is preferred but not required Benefits/Compensation • Full-time: Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. • Part-time positions available (minimum 3 days per week, same hours) • $450+/week (Full-time), $360+/week (4 days), $270+/week (3 days) – bonuses available • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage • Paid vacation, paid sick days, and paid holidays • Rapid advancement and management training • Opportunities for travel throughout Texas and the U.S., including national and regional conferences It is the policy of TCE to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, TCE will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.