350.org

350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries.

The number 350 means climate safety: we must reduce the CO2 in the atmosphere from >400 parts per million to below 350.
350.org United States
Sep 27, 2017
Full time
Purpose: To develop 350 local and state groups and broader organizing networks through delivering team and individual leadership development, coaching, strategic planning, campaign development and organizing coordination. Responsibilities: Coach local groups on organizing skills, movement building, campaigns and mobilization; help to develop local group leadership, infrastructure and capacity Assist in development of organizing plans for 350.org campaigns and actions; organize local groups and partners to participate in campaigns and actions Assist local groups with strategic planning, campaign development and development of strategic coalitions Plan and coordinate local convergences, trainings and other regional meetings Help to develop groups in strategic areas Identify and address needs and opportunities to build power in local groups and network Serve as a mediator or facilitator to help resolve conflicts within local groups or the network Foster and develop a deeper understanding and effort around intersectional, climate justice  and allyship organizing in local groups. Develop and help coordinate peer-to-peer network activities Understand 350.org’s history, campaigns and theory of social change, and keep current with basic climate science and policy. From time to time, represent 350.org in the media, with high-profile partners and in other public venues and contribute work towards 350.org’s overall mission that is outside of standard responsibilities and instead relies solely on geographic location or work capacity. Knowledge, skills and abilities required or preferred : 3+ years of recruiting, organizing, training, and coaching volunteers and volunteer leaders Campaign strategy, planning, and management experience Experience working well with the diverse people in our base, including race, age, gender, sexual orientation etc. Experience developing grassroots organizational structure and capacity is a plus Familiarity and skills in digital organizing preferred Knowledgeable and passionate about climate action Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent organizational skills Ability to adapt to and juggle evolving and competing priorities, and meet deadlines Ability to travel within the U.S. 1-2 times per month on average Comfortable working independently as part of a remote team 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out its work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com