Grassroots Organizing Internship

 

Grassroots Organizing Internship 

 

The Washington State Chapter of the Sierra Club is seeking a few interns to help with their fall/winter campaigns. This will include work to pass progressive legislation, keeping fossil fuels in the ground, protecting our natural resources, and working with diverse partners to promote environmental justice. 

Intern will play an active and important role in local, and state-wide efforts to move away from fossil fuels, promote clean energy, protect our natural resources and promote environmental justice. Intern will provide support to all aspects of the campaign, including student and community-member recruitment, grassroots visibility tactics, database management, social media, and event planning. Intern will develop, manage and support diverse teams of volunteers working to build the environmental movement in Washington State. 

Interns will have the opportunity to work with the Sierra Club volunteers and staff. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain experience around environmental campaigning. Interns will also gain insight into the structure, operations, and methods of one of the country’s most effective conservation non-profits.

 

Required:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently or in a team setting
  • Ability to converse comfortably on the phone
  • Strong attention to details
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiasm about stopping our dependence on fossil fuels
  • Ability to use an equity and justice lens in all aspects of campaign work

 

Interns will commit to a minimum of 10-15 hours per week for 10 weeks (not necessarily consecutive). They may choose to arrange for college credit for their internship

 

Apply:

Via HuskyJobs ID # 108595

Application due by November 23