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Now Hiring: Student Activists for the Environment and Public Health

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Clean Water Action
160 Main St Suite 6
Northampton, MA
Posted: August 26 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Paid

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Description

Clean Water Action is hiring student activists to work on our grassroots campaigns. We are always fighting to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, and help communities address local environmental problems affecting them.
Our shifts are in the afternoons and evenings and we offer a three day a week schedule (or more if you dare!). We offer the highest canvass pay in the valley, field managers never work more than 40hrs and we keep doing the work after other organizations pack up for the summer. Competitive benefits package includes paid training, paid sick and vacation time, health/dental plans, 401k, opportunities for advancement, travel, and more.
Top issue priorities include: preventing harm to our health from toxic chemicals, reducing water pollution from Massachusetts industries, promoting responsible growth of the energy efficiency and clean energy industries, and electing pro-environment candidates to public office.
We work 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, are central aspects of all our campaigns.

Responsibilities

Tasks include:
Conducting outreach to individuals door-to-door
and may include: Assisting in staff events
Providing 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 and passion for expansion of clean energy.
An excitement to learn.
Good communication skills.
Well organized.
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Familiarity with face to face organizing in a variety of communities, and/or communications is highly desired.

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