Do you want to join a team focused on activating a base of people to stop Trump’s attacks on everything we care about and fought to protect? Do you want to organize people to remove some of his worst appointed leaders like Pruitt who is working to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency? Do you want to work at the nexus of environmental protection, economic justice and social justice? Do you want to organize people stand up to devastating impacts of the fossil fuel industry? Are you an experienced and extremely talented organizer? Do you want to help one of the oldest environmental groups turn a base of supporters into a base of activists and recruit new people at the very moment we need as many people active as possible? Do you live in Seattle, WA? Do have experience working with a virtual team and being local staff for national organization?
Friends of the Earth-U.S., founded by David Brower in 1969, is the U.S. voice of the world’s largest federation of grassroots environmental groups, with a presence in 75 countries. Friends of the Earth works to defend the environment and champion a more healthy and just world. We are a hard-hitting, progressive, environmental organization that pulls no punches and speaks sometimes uncomfortable truth to power. It’s an approach that has worked for more than 45 years, resulting in landmark environmental laws, precedent-setting legal victories and groundbreaking reforms of domestic and international regulatory, corporate and financial institution policies.
To accomplish our mission, Friends of the Earth is working at the nexus of environmental protection, economic justice and social justice to fundamentally transform the way our country and the world value people and the environment. Our current campaigns focus on promoting clean energy and solutions to climate change, ensuring the food we eat and products we use are sustainable and safe for our health and the environment, and protecting marine ecosystems and the people who live and work near them.
We are seeking to hire a talented and dedicated northwest organizer to join the organizing team based out of Seattle, WA. The NW organizer will be focused on helping to engage grassroots activists by identifying, training, activating, and developing local leaders for a FOE grassroots network . The goals of the organizer will be to recruit new volunteers, develop leaders, and collaborate with allies on behalf of Friends of the Earth, and focusing that organizing on the urgent issue of stopping Trump, his friends in congress, and the fossil fuel industry from dismantling our environmental and social justice laws. We are looking for an experienced organizer who can help us maximize the impact of our organizing at this critical moment.
Two or more years of experience in grassroots/field organizing.
The organizer will be paid commensurate with experience.
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