Environmental Community Organizer
Texas Campaign for the Environment
About the organization
Texas Campaign for the Environment is Texas' largest non-profit environmental organization. With over 40,000 individual members here in the state, we are at the forefront of grassroots efforts to protect our state's environment and public health.
TCE works both locally and statewide to sustain and improve environmental standards, preserve our valuable natural resources and promote democratic processes in which the voice of the people determines the policy that affects our communities and quality of life. TCE works to hold elected officials accountable to public concern on Texas health, environment, and quality of life. Over the past 22 years, TCE has won campaigns to improve recycling, air quality, and water quality.
We need new voices to add to our current staff of professional, skilled, and passionate activists to strengthen our community lobbying presence. We offer extensive training, and opportunities for management experience and travel.
Qualified candidates possess strong communication skills and a genuine passion for the environment and progressive politics. Some related non-profit, political, or volunteer experience is preferred but not required.
The Community Organizer will be responsible for creating relationships within designated community areas of the city and building our grassroots base of supporters. The Organizer will be held to high expectations of performance with weekly and monthly goals for various organizing activities.
Further our political organizing and public education efforts through:
• Grassroots community organizing
• Membership recruitment and fundraising
• Grassroots community outreach and coalition-building
• Identifying voters and volunteers
• Planning and participating in demonstrations and political actions
• Meeting with elected officials and other policymakers
• High-level relationship building skills with the ability to build consensus, engage a wide range of diverse stakeholders and allies, and navigate complex community and political dynamics.
• Ability to work independently, problem solve, and manage time and priorities.
• Good listening, speaking, and writing communication skills.
• Genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics, and the vision of a just and equitable society.
• Some related non-profit, political, or volunteer experience is preferred but not required.
• Bilingual skills a plus.
$450/week + bonuses
Contact email: [email protected]
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