Citizens Climate Lobby Intern Medford New York

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CCL's mission is to create the political will for a livable world and to empower individuals to have breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power. CCL is a national non-partisan non-profit with educational programs and lobbying activities (designations of 501 (c-3) for CCE and 501 (c-4) for CCL). The purpose of this position is to support the expansion of the organization and to support our volunteers. SCHEDULE/TIME COMMITMENT: 10 hours per week for 6 months, generally on two weekdays between 11am-4pm


• Learn CCL advocacy methodologies; participate in monthly conference calls
• Data entry using Salesforce-CRM (Confidentiality agreement required)
• Congressional research for biographies and meetings
• Administrative support including email correspondence, and various clerical tasks
• Learn how to make appointments with members of Congress and coach volunteers on this process
• Annual conference planning and support (event planning)
• Research on energy policy, economics, congressional records, health effects of climate change, etc.
• Assist with outreach follow up for prospective volunteer interest
• Edit and improve existing training and outreach materials
• Correspond with new volunteers to monitor progress and provide training support
• Attend meetings, events, and conferences as directed
• Write updates for marketing, social media, blogs, emails to volunteers, letters to the editor, etc.
• Other tasks as requested


• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google docs, Internet, email and Skype functions
• Passion for environmental advocacy; interest in government and political science
• Work collaboratively and meet deadlines
• Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to details and timeliness
• Phone skills to include upbeat tone and active listening abilities
• Writing, proofreading and Internet research skills

SCHEDULE/TIME COMMITMENT: 10 hours per week for 6 months, generally on two weekdays between 11am-4pm

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