Environmental Campaign Organizer
Citizens Campaign for the Environment
About the organization
Citizens Campaign for the Environment is New York and Connecticut's most effective grassroots environmental organization with over 120,000 members. For over 35 years, CCE has engaged in extensive grassroots organizing, public education, research and lobbying leading us to success on critical campaigns that protect public health and the environment. Our goal is to increase the public's influence in the political process by offering members opportunities to get involved, and thereby advancing a strong environmental agenda. Just this year in NY, CCE was successful in securing $400 million for the Environmental Protection Fund, $500 million for sewage and drinking water upgrades, and doubling funding to restore the South Shore Estuary Reserve.
CCE is looking for outgoing and positive candidates with strong communications skills who are passionate about protecting the environment and making a difference. Campaign Organizers are integral in maintaining CCE’s personal relationships with our members which allows these campaigns to be successful. As part of our team, you will call members to educate, fundraise, and organize them around urgent environmental and public health campaigns. No experience needed! We will provide two weeks of paid training in which you will learn about the campaigns and fundraising strategies. It’s also a great opportunity for current college students or recent graduates who are looking for an entry level position to break into the non-profit world to jump start their career. Why wait for change? You can be part of the change by inspiring our members to act on the local level ensuring their voices are heard to push forth meaningful environmental legislation.
Flexible scheduling. Part-time openings, 14-24 hours a week. Shifts available Monday thru Saturday (Mon.-Fri. from 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Sat. from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.).
Personal and professional development, with advancement opportunities.
Two weeks of paid training and continuous support.
Opportunity for performance-based bonuses.
Paid time-off (must stay with the organization for at least a year to qualify).
Opportunity to make a difference and protect our environment.
Effective communication skills.
Willingness to be mentored and learn about environmental issues as well as fundraising strategies.
Upbeat attitude and desire to have a positive impact on members within the organization.
Ability to meet goals and stay motivated.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Punctual and ability to stay on task.
You do not need campaign or fundraising experience but, you need to have an interest in environmental issues and be comfortable with the idea of fundraising.
Knowledge about the environment and political process are a plus.
Advocacy, customer service, call center, and/or fundraising experience are a plus.
Contact email: [email protected]
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