Environmental Advocacy & Community Outreach Intern

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Ohio Citizen Action
614 W. Superior Avenue Suite #1200
Cleveland, OH
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Paid

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Description

Come Work for Ohio's Largest Environmental and Public Health Watchdog Group - Over 80,000 Ohioans Joining Together to Fight for Environmental Equity and Social Justice. - In Downtown Cleveland since 1975

From pioneering the first Hazardous Chemical Reporting laws in the U.S in 1980 to halting the Cleveland Incinerator by our Metropark Zoo last year, Ohio Citizens have harnessed their political clout and citizen lobbying power through Ohio Citizen Action. And we did it through citizen funding, not political front groups for Democrats or Republicans. Only real Ohioans could have made this change possible. We need strong leaders and passionate individuals to join our team and keep Ohio's momentum moving toward a more sustainable future!

Now we are working on a campaign to protect Ohioan's from out-of-state toxic fracking waste. Oil & gas companies successfully lobbied to have fracking waste regulated as non-hazardous, regardless of what it actually contains. Find out more at Ohiocitizen.org

Responsibilities

Come join the campaign staff at Ohio Citizen Action to:

~Educate communities about the effects of Oil and Gas Drilling operations and help dismantle the fossil fuel industry's unfair advantage over cleaner, renewable sources.
~Empower citizens to give public comment to decision-makers and release the power of the human narrative
~Organize the masses to get their voices heard on a non-voting issue, especially since Ohio officials have refused public hearings regarding this issue
~Make democracy work



Benefits & Work Schedule:

~Full time can earn up to $375-$485 per week base pay, with weekly bonuses for performance -
~Hours are Mon.-Fri. 2pm-10pm
~Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision available for full time employees after 90 days
~Full time includes 2 weeks paid vacation per year with holidays and sick days
~10 Day comprehensive paid training upon hire
~We hire both seasonal and career seeking applicants as our campaigns are not contingent on elections or outside funding sources
~Part time positions available, 2pm-10pm during 3 days a week, you choose the days

Requirements

Must have some college completed if not a graduate. Freshman through Seniors & Graduate Students encouraged to apply.

Relevant coursework we are seeking for applicants include, but is not limited to: Communication or related field, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Biology, Public Policy, Political Science, Social Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Law and Pre-law.

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