Environmental Advocate Posted Jan 30
Citizens Campaign for the Environment , Farmingdale, NY (Long Island)
Citizens Campaign for the Environment has been at the forefront of environmental grassroots efforts here on Long Island and throughout New York and Connecticut since 1985.We are hiring for CCE’s grassroots campaign staff who seek to educate, activate,and empower local citizens to fight for a strong and effective voice in the development of public policies and legislative agendas.

This position is perfect for students and non-students alike, with opportunities for long-term growth. For students looking for an internship, it is a paid internship position, and is available for spring, summer, and fall semesters, as well as winter and spring breaks. For non-students, this is available as a year-round, full time position.

We're Looking for people who:
Demonstrate leadership qualities Have articulate communication skills. Are dedicated to social and environmental change.
Are interested in environmental issues, politics, and/or social justice.
Are seeking extensive training and support for building campaign skills while increasing knowledge on local politics.
Non-profit career development.
Rapid advancement, travel opportunities and conferences. Health, dental, and PTO for long term staff.

Full-time and Part Time (3-4 days/week) available! Monday through Friday 2PM to 10PM (not flexible) Starting at $540/week (Full-Time) plus bonus and advancement potential

Key Responsibilities:
Furthering our political organizing and public education efforts through:
Neighborhood door-to-door educational efforts
Membership recruitment and fundraising
Participation in political actions and lobbying efforts
Creating and maintaining a motivational and interactive campaign team

Ideal Candidates:
Have strong verbal communication skills
Are committed and passionate about the environment, politics, social justice, and the empowerment of NY residents.

Full time: Monday- Friday 2-10PM (Available Winter/Summer for internships as well)
Part time: Any 3-4 Weekdays 2-10PM

*Must have availability for a full 8 hour shift!
Citizens Campaign for the Environment provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As an equal opportunity employer, Citizens Campaign for the Environment is dedicated to non-discrimination in every aspect of employment. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or any other ground prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. This equal opportunity policy applies to veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay, and the work environment.