Sustainability Advocate - Paid Internship

Clean Water Action - Philadelphia, PA


Begin your non-profit career and develop your professional skills as a fall intern with Clean Water Action! We are seeking an entry-level community activists to encourage citizen participation through fundraising, membership recruitment, public education, and constituent letter-writing campaigns. We need public agencies, policies and laws that are sustainable and accountable to the people! Help us win grassroots campaigns for transparency, public health, and making democracy work while gaining experience and academic credit in nonprofit advocacy.

Qualifications include:

  • Commitment to environmental and social justice
  • Strong communication skills, especially one-on-one interactions
  • Team-oriented attitude.
  • Availability from 3:00pm-10:00pm on Mon-Thurs. and 2:00-9:00pm on Fri.
  • Knowledge-base on environmental issues preferred.COMPENSATION:
  • Paid training
  • $10-$13/hr + bonus
  • College credit
  • Outstanding benefits package available to permanent employees (includes paid health and dental insurance, life insurance, 401k plan, 2-3 weeks paid annual vacation and holiday sick leave.)


Job Type: Internship

Salary: $10.00 to $13.00 /hour


  • Organizing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule