Environmental Community Organizer

  • Texas Campaign for the Environment
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full time Advocacy and Policy Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Sustainability

Job Description

Texas Campaign for the Environment is seeking a passionate new voice to develop lobbying strength on environmental issues here in North Texas! This position is based out of our Oak Lawn-area office.

We are the largest and most successful environmental nonprofit in Texas, and the only one with a state-wide presence in all 181 legislative districts in Texas.

We are seeking a driven activist to organize local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment, and livelihood of Texas communities.

Key Responsibilities:

*Further our political organizing and public education efforts through:

  • Neighborhood canvassing
  • Membership recruitment and fundraising
  • Grassroots community outreach and coalition-building
  • Identifying voters and volunteers
  • Planning and participating in demonstrations and political actions
  • Meeting with elected officials and other policymakers

Qualifications:

  • High-level relationship building skills with the ability to build consensus, engage a wide range of diverse stakeholders and allies, and navigate complex community and political dynamics.
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve, and manage time and priorities.
  • Good listening, speaking, and writing communication skills.
  • Team-player.
  • 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.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.

Hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 2-10PM.

Compensation:

  • Full time: $450/week +bonuses

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision available for full time employees after 90 days
  • 2 weeks paid vacation per year with holidays and sick days
  • Potential for rapid advancement and management training
  • Opportunities for travel throughout Texas and the U.S., including national and regional conferences
  • Valuable campaign experience from the perspective of an NGO advocate

*To apply:
Complete our application http://www.texasenvironment.org/careers

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer!
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.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

Full time: $450/week +bonuses

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