Environmental Policy Advocate

Citizens Campaign for the Environment

About the organization

Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) was formed in 1985 by a small group of concerned citizens who recognized the need to provide public involvement to advance stronger environmental policy. Today, CCE has grown to a 120,000-member organization with offices in Farmingdale, NY, Albany, NY, Syracuse, NY, Buffalo, NY, and Hamden, CT. CCE continues to work to empower the public by providing members with opportunities to participate in the political process and thereby advance a strong environmental agenda.

CCE engages in extensive education, research, lobbying and public outreach. One of our primary goals is to help citizens increase their influence and participation in important environmental campaigns. Through such activism, the public has a stronger voice in the development of public policies and legislative agendas.

Duties

Perform grassroots campaigning in many differing communities in Central New York, to advance sustainable policy for the future of NYS' public health and environment.

Duties include organizing communities from 3-8 pm.
Using communication skills to get local community members on board with the issues that we are working on.
Using leadership skills to educate and train other canvassers at CCE.
Performing briefings on important environmental issues for individuals on staff.
Lobbying the capital with hand-written letters and public statements to get legislatures on board with the issues we are working on.

Qualifications

Must have completed a high school diploma or GED.

Most folks are either in college or have completed a bachelors degree.

Individuals must possess strong oral and writing skills.

Individuals need to be organized and timely.

Salary

25,000-35,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

*Not remote*Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is hiring entry-level campaign staff to help protect New York’s air, land, and water quality. Work with us throughout the Spring or Summer as an intern to promote science-based, environmentally sound legislation and make an impact on long term sustainability in New York.

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