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Environmental Organizing Fellowship, Green Corps (USA)

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

The planet needs all the help it can get, especially now with so many environmental protections under attack. To win now and build a strong foundation for lasting progress, we need people who know how to organize: to run organizations and campaigns that will inspire the support and action we need to save our planet. Our year-long program gives you intensive classroom training with people like Bill McKibben, Jane Kleeb, and Phil Radford. Then, you move to hands-on experience working with groups like Corporate Accountability International, The Wilderness Society and Mighty Earth to fight climate change, protect public lands, and reform our food system. When you graduate, we help you join our nearly 400 alumni in a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups. We’re accepting the top 20-30 candidates out of more than 1,000 applicants for our 2018-2019 program. If you’re passionate about the environment and ready to learn the craft of organizing, apply today!

Green Corps’ year-long program begins in August 2018 with Introductory Classroom Training in Denver, and continues with field placements in multiple locations across the U.S. Candidates must be willing to relocate. For more information, click here.

Early fall application deadline: October 6th, 2017
Apply online:  http://www.greencorps.org/apply.html

 

Political Campaign Fellows Intern Program, ELM Action Fund (Massachusetts)

Internship Description

The ELM Action Fund is looking for interns to be part of our 2017 Campaign Fellows program who will help elect environmental champions and to build the power of the environmental community in Massachusetts. The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) Action Fund is a 501c4 organization that works to elect new environmental champions to the state legislature, defend our incumbent legislative champions, hold legislators accountable, and build the political power of the environmental movement in Massachusetts. We are the state affiliate of the League of Conservation Voters.

Main Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in helping to elect environmental champions to state and local office
  • Mobilize environmental activists to participate in our campaign activities and advocacy work
  • Assist with the ELM Action Fund’s endorsement process for state and local candidates
  • Support ELM Action Fund’s advocacy and legislative work

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong social media and online engagement skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to travel throughout Massachusetts a plus
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends
  • Commitment to environmental advocacy

Preferred but not requited

  • Experience working on, volunteering for or running a political campaign
  • Experience with VAN/Votebuilder

Duration: September 25th through December 7th

Stipend: Interns who complete the program will be eligible for a small stipend. Reimbursement will also be provided for travel expenses.

Application Deadline: September 20 2017
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@elmaction.org. Please indicate that you are applying for the 2017 Campaign Fellows Program in the subject line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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