The Lead Youth Organizer in Florida will work to educate and empower young people in Florida to take action on climate change through civic engagement and advocacy campaigns. The scope of responsibilities range from managing 2-3 staff, youth organizing and training, delivering education programs at schools, implementing climate-focused voter registration, Get Out The Vote (GOTV) and other strategic campaigns and initiatives, partnership development, and communications.
The Lead Youth Organizer will have two main roles: delivering Alliance for Climate Education’s (ACE) in-person climate education program in local high schools and implementing an electoral-focused Action Fellowship program for ~15 high school students in Florida. Through these two programs, the Lead Youth Organizer will work to strengthen ACE’s role and impact in the Florida climate movement space through coalition-building and partnership development with organizations that share our values and interests in advocating for a just and equitable transition to renewable energy, the fight for climate justice, and turning out first-time youth voters. The Lead Youth Organizer will be leading the regional team of 2-3 Organizers and managing the 2-3 Organizers in their implementation of Fellowship and in-person education programs.
This is a full-time, temporary position through December 2020 with the possibility of becoming permanent. This is a remote position based in Florida, with preference to Brevard, Broward, Escambia, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Orange, Palm Beach, or Volusia counties.
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