Argentina, Brasil, Colombia
350.org’s Latin America s looking for an enthusiastic and diligent Latin America Climate Defenders Campaigner!
About the Latin America Climate Defenders Campaigner
The Latin America Climate Defenders Campaigner will be responsible for providing support to the 350.org Climate Defenders Program's activities in the region, either implemented directly and or by partners, dealing with themes such as defense of human rights of those climate and environment defenders, Indigenous Peoples and frontline communities. Special attention is on those defenders that have been or are potentially impacted, threatened, or displaced by the the driving forces of greenhouse gas emissions and the fossil fuel industry.
The Latin America Climate Defenders Campaigner will work with volunteers, groups and partners across the Latin America region to support local campaigns and identify opportunities for new campaigns to protect climate defenders and create safer conditions for activism.
The Campaigner will work alongside the 350.org Latin America teams to provide trainings and educational activities, from time to time make field visits to affected communities, and work with our communications and digital teams to tell stories from on the ground. The Campaigner will support regional and global initiatives such as 350.org’s campaigns at the United Nations climate talks in Santiago, Chile. The Campaigner will be responsible for dialogue with public servants and authorities involved in the preventative measures and investigations of threats and violence against defenders.
This role offers a unique window into the inner workings of the organisation and the climate movement. It will be ideal for a highly organised, detail-oriented individual who has a strong interest in progressive social change and the way organisations work. The right candidate will be kind and approachable, and ready to take on challenges. They will be committed to their own well-being and the well-being of others, an excellent communicator, and able to function in a remote team that rarely meets in-person. They’ll have the ability to exercise discretion, maintain calm under pressure, and have strong prioritisation and time-management instincts.
Desired (but not required) skills and experiences
Position Type:, Full-Time, 40 hours per week
Application Deadline: This position is open until filled
Start Date: As soon as possible
Selection process: Review of resumé (CV), interviews and written or oral tests may apply
Compensation Ranges: Competitive compensation based on experience
Travel: May travel occasionally (domestic and international)
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