Environmental Community Organizer - Paid Internship

Clean Water Action - Oakland, CA (30+ days ago)3.6


Clean Water Action is currently hiring for full-time, part-time, and paid internship positions to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of Bay Area communities. Our organizers work on a wide variety of environmental and public health issues that effect us right here in California- and we do so through public education and building grassroots support so that we can hold our elected officials accountable. We are currently focusing efforts on ensuring all Californians have access to affordable, clean drinking water by lobbying for the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund as well as defending the environment from the continuous Trump/Pruitt attacks.

Job responsibilities include educating the public on our environmental campaigns, and building the support we need to win through petition signatures, public comments, and fundraising. We look for candidates who have s trong oral and written communication skills , and who possess good attention to detail. Candidates should have an interest in environmental or social justice issues, non-profit work, or politics . We do provide extensive training on the job responsibilities and on the issues we cover.

The hours for the work are from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We provide a full benefits package and paid sick, holiday and vacation time for full time employees. There are also opportunities for travel to conferences and other offices in our network, and the potential for long term growth within the organization.

We are hiring full-time, year round professional staff. Paid internships for spring and summer semesters available as well. For more information about our campaigns, please visit: www.cleanwater.org/ca

* As an equal opportunity employer, Clean Water Action is dedicated to non-discrimination in every aspect of employment. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or any other ground prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. This equal opportunity policy applies to veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay, and the work environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Education:

  • High school