Grassroots Organizing Internship

Clean Water Action

About the organization

Clean Water Action is a non-profit environmental political advocacy group founded during the passage of the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972. With over 1 million members in the U.S.
Our mission is to protect our environment, health, and quality of life for all communities. Clean Water Action advocates for strong environmental policy on the local, state and national level through coalition building and grassroots pressure.
For 50 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning 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.

Duties

Responsibilities of a CWA Grassroots Organizer:

- Promote political action on progressive issues to influence national, state, and local decision makers.
- Communicate with and educate people about important issues that matter to them.
- Recruit new and existing members and motivate them to take action on a specific campaign.
- Raise and track funds to support our research, lobbying and educational campaigns.
- Participate in daily briefings to learn more about the issues and strengthen your skills.

Qualifications

Requirements:
Must be located in the Bay Area.
Must have strong communication skills.
Must be committed to the cause of diversity, equity, justice and inclusion.
Desire for non-profit career development is a plus.
Must commit to a minimum of 3 months. Shifts are from 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm Monday through Friday. Must be available 3 shifts/week minimum.
Experience with canvassing, political organizing and successful negotiations are a big plus!
Bilingual, POC, LGBTIQ and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary

$16-20/hr

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Interested? No application required just fill out our Applicant Questionnaire and we will be in touch!

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