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Clean Water Action - Field Canvasser/Intern

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Clean Water Action
100 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
Posted: August 05 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 17 Full-time, Paid

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Description

Seeking motivated environmentalists and political advocates to fill multiple staff positions and internship positions in the Pittsburgh Field office of Clean Water Action.

Clean Water Action is a national, grassroots environmental organization that works to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, and help communities address local environmental problems affecting them.

Top issue priorities include: preventing harm to our health from toxic chemicals, reducing water and air pollution from the Oil and Natural gas industries, promoting responsible growth of the energy efficiency and clean energy industries, and electing pro-environment candidates to public office.

We strive to ensure that those most affected by environmental degradation have a voice at the table, and that solutions to environmental problems contribute to broader goals of justice for all. These are central aspects of all our campaigns.

Benefits package includes paid training, paid sick and vacation time, health/dental plans, 401k, advancement opportunities , travel, and more.

Pay is $11-15/hr plus benefits plus bonus.
Hours are 2:00-10pm.
Full and part time available. Great for students!

To apply, email resume and a brief statement of interest to Rory at pittsburghjobs@cleanwater.org .

Or, apply on our website at cleanwater.org/canvass-jobs
Clean Water Action
100 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15222
Clean Water Action values a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water action is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Responsibilities

Tasks include:
Conducting outreach to individuals door-to-door
and may include:
Assisting in staff events
Provide feedback to campaign staff
Writing and/or posting content for website articles, blog posts, email communications, etc
Administrative tasks as needed

Requirements

Qualifications include the following:

Passion for protecting human health and the environment
Passion for expansion of clean energy
Good communication skills
Well organized
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Good writing skills a plus

Familiarity with face to face organizing in a variety of racial and socio-economic communities, and/or communications is highly desired. Applicants must able to travel to Clean Water Action's Pittsburgh Field office located at 100 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh PA 15222.

Skills

Required - Motivation, Good communication skills

How To Apply

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