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Who's Hiring? 10 Organizations Advancing Climate Action

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Kyle Kaplan

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Collaborative action remains essential in our fight against climate change. When people come together to address the impact we have on the planet through a multifaceted approach that considers ecological conservation, social justice, and economic feasibility—we can work toward a brighter, more sustainable future. 

In honor of Earth Day, which took place on April 22, we’re featuring open roles at environmental organizations whose missions are to rally behind local initiatives and reform important policies that can protect our planet. Read on to find a potential job opportunity that allows you to champion sustainability while advancing your career. 

1. California Environmental Justice Alliance, Remote Role

The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) is a statewide coalition of grassroots, community-based organizations. They organize among those most impacted by environmental and climate injustice—low-income communities and communities of color—to advance statewide policy that protects the environment and our health. They are hiring an Energy Justice Manager to work remotely in California. 

2. Appalachian Voices, Charlottesville, VA

Appalachian Voices is a nonprofit advocacy organization that brings people together to protect the land, air, and water of Central and Southern Appalachia and advance a just transition to a clean energy economy. They are hiring a Grants Writer & Coordinator to work in a hybrid capacity in Charlottesville, VA. 

3. Biodegradable Products Institute, Remote Role

A science-driven nonprofit that supports a shift to the circular economy by promoting the production, use, and appropriate end-of-life for materials and products that are designed to fully biodegrade in biologically active environments. They are hiring a Policy Associate to work remotely. 

4. The Nature Conservancy, Seattle, WA

The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, TNC develops innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. They are hiring a Pacific Northwest Tribal Government Relations Director to work in a hybrid capacity in or near Seattle, WA. 

5. Oregon Environmental Council, Oregon

Founded in 1968 by concerned Oregonians from across the state, the Oregon Environmental Council is a membership-based, nonpartisan nonprofit that brings Oregonians together to protect their water, air, and land with healthy solutions that work for today and for future generations. They are hiring a Community Engagement Manager to work in a hybrid capacity in Oregon. 

6. Center for Biological Diversity, Tucson, AZ 

The Center for Biological Diversity believes human welfare is intrinsically linked to nature—to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has innate value, and because its loss impoverishes society, the Center for Biological Diversity works to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. They are hiring a Donor Relations Directory to work on-site in Tucson, AZ. 

7. Global Forest Generation, Remote Role

The Global Forest Generation (GFG) is a US-based 501(c)3 NGO that develops multi-country, large-scale, forest restoration projects internationally. GFG partners with local leaders and communities to plant the right trees in the right places. They are hiring a Director of Development to work remotely. 

8. Climate Power, Remote Role

Climate Power is an independent strategic communications and paid media operation focused on building political will and public support for bold climate action. They are hiring a Directory of Organizational Operations to work remotely. 

9. Climate Jobs National Resource Center, Wisconsin

The Climate Jobs National Resource Center (CJNRC) is a labor-led organization that works to combat climate change and reverse inequality. They are hiring a Wisconsin Lead Organizer to work remotely in Wisconsin. 

10. Thurston Climate Action Team, Olympia, WA 

Thurston Climate Action Team's (TCAT's) mission is to create a healthy and sustainable future for Thurston County by encouraging action, coordinating action and taking action on climate change. They are hiring an Executive Director to work in a hybrid capacity in or near Olympia, WA. 


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Kyle Kaplan

I'm a Project Manager for the Idealist Marketing and Communications team. Besides overseeing operations from behind the scenes and providing general administrative support, I love spending time meditating, writing, and caring for animals.

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