Environmental Advocate Internship

Clean Water Action: Baltimore

About the organization

Clean Water Action is an organization working to empower people to take action to protect America's waters, build healthy communities and to make democracy work for all of us. Clean Water Action has succeeded in some of the nation's most important environmental protections through grassroots organizing, expert policy research and political advocacy focused on holding elected officials accountable to the public.

Clean Water Action is dedicated to being an anti racist organization. We believe that those most affected by environmental degradation should have a voice at the table and solutions to environmental problems contribute to broader goals of justice for the most vulnerable among us.


Clean Water Action is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2021 internship program. Our internship provides motivated and talented individuals. (Please only apply if you have specific plans to be located near or travel to our Baltimore Clean Water Action office. We do not provide any housing assistance. )

Responsibilities of a CWA Intern:
• Learn the importance of environmental damages and how to enforce environmental law.
• Identify individuals who wish to participate in the activities of including letter writing, attending meetings, etc
• Recruit members by collecting signatures and contact info.
• Raise funds to support our research, lobbying, and educational campaigns.
• Promote clean, renewable energy and combat climate change.
• Promote action on progressive issues to influence national, state, and local decision-makers


• Located within a commutable distance of the Baltimore area.
• Must commit to a minimum of 10 weeks for 20 hours per week. (Minimum 3 Shifts, 2:00pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday.)
• Must be able to provide COVID vaccination documentation.
• Must have strong communication skills.
• Must be committed to the cause of diversity, equity, justice, and inclusion.
• A desire for non-profit career development is a plus.
• Experience with canvassing and political organizing is a big plus!



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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