Social Justice Internship - Summer and Fall Internships Available - Work for Environmental Justice!

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Ohio Citizen Action
614 W Superior Ave #1200
Cleveland, OH
Posted: June 19 2017
Application Deadline: July 19, 2017
Position: 5 Full-time, Paid

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Description

Ohio Citizen Action is seeking activist minded individuals to join our campaign staff. As Ohio's largest environmental nonprofit, OCA has maintained a forty two year history of WINNING groundbreaking campaigns. Among other landmark victories, we passed the first Toxic Right-to-Know laws in the country, exposed major political corruption in Ohio, and pioneered a truly community-based structure of organizing. Now we need you to help tackle Ohio’s biggest problem; coal.

At OCA you will learn what it takes to be a community organizer. You will be joining a team of dedicated and like-minded individuals in the fight to protect our environment, public health and our communities at large. OCA provides the opportunity to make real environmental change stemming locally and reaching out globally.

OCA is at the forefront of efforts to protect our natural resources and public interest. As a member of our campaign team, you will have the opportunity to influence the ever expanding environmental movement in Ohio. We are leading the charge in moving Ohio towards a more renewable energy future. For too long fossil fuels have been poisoning our drinking water and compromising the air we breathe. Join the fight for a cleaner, sustainable future!

We are hiring and training community organizers to join our staff, both for part time and long term positions. There is ample room for advancement, and we work year round -- we don't disappear after elections or at campaign end.

Candidates should have strong verbal communication skills, be positive and energetic, and have an interest in environmental issues or non-profit work.

We offer extensive training.

Benefits:
• Fun and casual work atmosphere
• Course credits available
• Part time flexibility for students
• Leadership training provided
• Opportunities for travel throughout the U.S., including national and regional conferences
• Positive and rewarding work environment

Compensation:
$240-$400/wk (based on schedule) + wkly bonus

No degree required, open to freshman

Please call the office or email a copy of your resume to get more information about the position and to possibly set up an interview.

CLEVELAND OFFICE (Headquarters):
Angela Simon
216-861-5200
cleveland@ohiocitizen.org

CINCINNATI OFFICE:
Ashlyn Porter
(513) 221-2108
jobscin@ohiocitizen.org

www.ohiocitizen.org

Ohio Citizen Action values a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Ohio Citizen Action is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Responsibilities

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact us to schedule an interview.

CLEVELAND OFFICE:
Angela Simon
216-861-5200
cleveland@ohiocitizen.org

CINCINNATI OFFICE:
Ashlyn Porter
(513) 221-2108
jobscin@ohiocitizen.org
www.ohiocitizen.org

Requirements

Excellent communication skills required. Candidates should posses a strong commitment to environmental, social and political justice, a positive attitude, and a good sense of humor.

How To Apply

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