League of COnservation Voters Internship

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League of Conservation Voters
317 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

General Description:
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is a national non-profit organization that works to turn environmental values into national priorities. To secure the environmental future of our planet, LCV advocates for sound environmental policies, elects pro-environment candidates who will adopt and implement such policies, and provides state LCVs with the resources and tools to accomplish and sustain their mission. More information can be found at www.lcv.org .
In Iowa, The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) seeks interns to assist with environmental issue advocacy, earned media, and grassroots lobbying activities in Des Moines, Iowa City, and Ames. Issue focuses will be on building support for reducing carbon emissions, encouraging executive action to clean up coal fired power plants and raising awareness about the need to address global warming. Successful interns will have excellent interpersonal skills, committed interest in environmental issues, and proficiency with Microsoft Suite and the capacity to learn new programs. No previous experience necessary. Class credit may be available depending on your school’s requirements.
Applicants should submit their resume and a brief paragraph describing their skills and interests to jskipworthlcv@gmail.com
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, interested applicants are encouraged to apply in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

Duties:
• Organizing on-campus events to raise awareness of the devastating effects of climate change and the need for immediate federal, state, and local action
• Helping grow the program on campus
• Recruiting friends to complete volunteer actions
• Making volunteer recruitment calls

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