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Environmental Advocacy - Grassroots Community Organizer

Company: Michigan Clean Water Action
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Clean Water Action is one the largest environmental non-profit in the state, with over 160,000 members. We've been working on water issues since our founding to pass the Clean Water Act in 1972. In the Great Lakes region, we have won campaigns to increase renewable energy, fight water withdrawals from the Great Lakes, and to fund lead pipe replacement in the city of Flint. We are currently hiring for our staff of community organizers . Job responsibilities for grassroots organizing include educating the public on our campaigns and building the support we need to win through petition signatures, collecting letters to our lawmakers, and fundraising. Ideal candidates should have strong communication skills , great leaderships qualities, and a true passion for environmental issues, politics, or social justice. Our staff consists of committed, professional, highly skilled activists. New employees receive extensive training and continuing support on issue knowledge and campaign skills. We have a strong and early focus on staff career development that involves travel and management training opportunities. Pay/Hours: $15/hr with plenty of room for bonuses and rapid advancement 2:00pm to 10:30pm, Monday through Friday Benefits: Work with Michigan's largest environmental non-profit Health and dental benefits, paid sick and vacation days, and paid holidays off for long term staff Paid training, gain knowledge of local politics, campaign strategies, and environmental issues Leadership will be rewarded through rapid advancement Opportunities for travel throughout Michigan and the U.S., including national and regional conferences Rewarding work with a casual work setting Other Job Requirements: COVID Vaccinations currently required.Strong communication skills and a genuine commitment to progressive politics and environmental issues are a must. Non-profit career development interest and a desire to work for a progressive organization dedicated to social and environmental change are a plus.Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are equal opportunity employers and value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply.Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $600.00 - $700.00 per weekBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time offSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridaySupplemental pay types: Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:Vaccinations required. Masks worn at all times and temperature checks regularly taken.Ability to commute/relocate: East Lansing, MI 48823: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Experience: Sales: 1 year (Preferred)Language: Spanish (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Michigan Clean Water Action, East Lansing , Environmental Advocacy - Grassroots Community Organizer, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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