This is the Energy Action Coalition job board for posting job opportunities, fellowships, scholarships, awards and internships.
There are a number of jobs that may intrigue people looking to get involved in pro-environmental causes. For example:
HELP STOP THE ATLANTIC COAST AND MOUNTAIN VALLEY PIPELINES THIS SPRING!
Do you want to spend your spring semester putting a stop to the proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines? (And learn a bunch of great grassroots organizing skills at the same time?).
If so, then we – the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (or CCAN) – have the perfect internship for you!
Apply today to be our spring Virginia No New Pipelines Intern.
Send your resume, a cover letter and a sample of your writing to Harrison Wallace, CCAN’s Lead Organizer, at harrison[at]chesapeakeclimate.org. The deadline to submit your application is Friday, December 16th, 2016.
or this on:
The Sierra Club, the nations oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization, is seeking an Executive Coordinator in their Oakland, CA headquarters. Responsibilities include acting as a liaison among senior managers, planning and coordinating meeting agendas and schedules, tracking and monitoring departmental activities and work projects, attending meetings and handling records regarding confidential and sensitive matters related to staffing, executing special projects and assignments. Also serves as a member of the Executive Office Support Team. Has heavy contact with Sierra Club leaders, Board of Directors and senior staff.
Additionally, will position requires engaging with Sierra Club staff, members and our partners from all over the country and from all walks of life. This will require understanding and constant professionalism. If you are interested, please go to: http://bit.ly/2aZbK3K
and here’s another (although I find it disheartening that many of the postings seem to age discriminate):
Outreach/Organizing Coordinator For Progressive Solar Power Company
American Solar Partners (ASP), a well-established solar power company based in the NYC area, has an opening for an energetic young person with organizing and public outreach experience to coordinate our outreach and marketing program. The coordinator will be responsible for expanding ASP’s relationships with a variety of groups, including unions, community groups, and environmental organizations. ASP is a progressive mission driven company that installs only American made solar modules and uses union contractors.
- Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, video, articles)
- Design, create and manage educational and promotional materials
- Organize and run ASP’s outreach activities and promotional campaigns
Demonstrated creativity and social media experience necessary, including websites and Facebook, etc. (please provide links in your cover letter)
Strong writing and communication skills
Organized and attentive to detail
Organizing and outreach work such as political campaigns, canvassing, and issue work
Previous experience with the environmental or labor movement or in the energy sector is desired, but not required.
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