Field Canvassing - Paid Internship

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Clean Water Action
741 Westminster Street
Providence, RI
Posted: May 18 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Full-time, Paid

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Description

Clean Water Action (CWA) is a national, grassroots environmental nonprofit organization that seeks to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, and help communities address local environmental problems affecting them.CWA Providence is seeking entry-level campaign staff to advocate for environmental and public health campaigns. Excellent on-the-job training! Competitive pay and benefits!

Hours: Monday through Friday, 3:00-10 PM (3 day per week minimum).
BENEFITS: paid training, sick and vacation time, health and dental, 401k, advancement opportunities, travel, and bonus.
Apply at http://cleanwateraction.org/canvass-jobs. Please apply only if you live in or are planning to move to the Providence, RI area.

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Responsibilities

As an organizer for Clean Water Action, it is your job to motivate folks to speak their minds to elected officials; collect grassroots donations to support our programs; deliver updates on local, state, national campaign initiatives; and help elect pro-environmental candidates. Meet daily in our office on Westminster St. and travel as a team to key legislative districts in the area.

Requirements

No experience required but we do seek candidates with a strong motivation to work on environmental and public health issues. Strong motivation and interpersonal skills a must!

Skills

Required - Communication, Interpersonal Communication
Preferred - Grassroots Advocacy, Advocacy, Grassroots Lobbying, Grassroots Fundraising, Fundraising, Environmental, Environmental Justice, Policy, Climate Change Policy, Political Campaigns, Activism, Nonprofits, Public Health, Social Justice, Legislation, Renewable Energy Policy, Lobbying

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