Environmental Organizer – Climate for Clean Water Action

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Company Description

Clean Water Action is a non-profit focusing on campaigns related to water access, water quality, and environmental justice. With over half a million members nationwide and 160,000 members in Michigan, Clean Water Action's impact is far-reaching. We work to empower people to take action to protect America's waters, build healthy communities and to make democracy work for all of us. Our recent victories include passing a drinking water standard for PFAs in Michigan and funding lead pipe replacement across the state. By joining our team, you will be at the forefront of creating a cleaner, healthier future for all.

Job Description

Right now, we are focused on holding big utilities in the state accountable. Our energy infrastructure in Michigan is outdated, and utilities are raking in massive profits while communities suffer from extended power outages and high energy rates. We're working to require these utility companies to increase investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, and pass savings on to the community. We need to transition away from polluting fossil fuels and fight climate change in Michigan.

For 51 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning some of the nation's most important environmental protections through grassroots organizing, expert policy research and political advocacy focused on holding elected officials accountable to the public. As part of our staff, you would organize communities around these vital issues. Responsibilities include one-on-one communication, fundraising, dispersing information, volunteer recruitment, generation of letters to lawmakers, and good record keeping.

The hours for the work are from 2pm to 10:30pm, Monday through Friday. Pay for full time is $600-720/week including bonuses. We are currently interviewing for full time positions starting immediately. We provide a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, and 401k; opportunities for travel within Michigan and throughout the US; and the potential for long term growth within the organization.

These are in person positions. Proof of vaccination will be required for applicants for this position. All staff utilizing office are required to wear masks while together in indoor spaces. N95 or KN95 masks and sanitizer are provided.

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund values a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water 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, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay, and the work environment.