Environmental Protections Advocate Posted Jan 28
Citizens Campaign for the Environment , Syracuse, NY
 
Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is seeking candidates to advocate for strong legislation to protect our fresh water sources and our environment. Here you can start your career in Environmental Policy, promote environmentally friendly initiatives and make an impact on sustainability in NY.

We work on a variety of issues and are currently focused on passing a ban on single use Styrofoam containers. This step will protect New York waterways from plastic pollution and address the continued production of products from the Petrochemical industry. Other issues we’re currently focused on are fighting the current attack on the EPA, implementing strong renewable energy policy to quickly address climate change, and get NYS to our necessary renewable goals.

We are looking for employees who have a passion for environmental or social justice issues, non-profit work, or progressive politics and possess strong oral and written communication skills. We also provide an in depth training process to educate staff further.

You will gain experience in:
- Educating the public on environmental campaigns and issues
- Advanced communication techniques
- Networking opportunities with local environmental authorities and politicians
- Fundamentals in grassroots organizing, legislation and policy reform

We offer:
- Competitive Pay
- Healthcare including vision and dental
- Paid vacation, paid holidays off, and paid sick days
- 401k
- Advancement and travel opportunities within our nationwide network of environmental and social justice nonprofits

The hours are Monday-Friday 2pm-10:30pm. Part time and internships are available, with a required commitment of at least 3 days a week.

Full time pay is $475-575/week with opportunity for weekly bonuses.

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.

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