Environmental Field Canvass - Community Organizer

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $19,500
Maximum: $28,000
Details: $15-$20 an hour + benefits




350 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Suite 200
United States


As a Clean Water Action Community Organizer, you will work on grassroots environmental & public health campaigns. This position involves environmental education, petitioning, fundraising, and political organizing.

You will learn strategic communication and analysis skills, and gain experience in grassroots lobbying, nonprofit management, political organizing, and fundraising. Professional development, and travel opportunities available. Our staff consists of committed, professional, highly skilled activists. New employees receive extensive training and continuing support on issue knowledge and campaign skills. All staff members receive regular updates given by polical staffers within our organization.

You will gain: A strong sense of pride in knowing you are making a difference, knowledge of effective grassroots organizing and campaign strategies, strengthened communication skills, and bringing awareness to the public regarding the most historic drought in California's history.

Requirements include: Ability to thrive in and support a team dynamic, a positive attitude, strong verbal communication skills, interest in environmental and public health issues, energetic, motivated, campaign experience helpful but not required.

Daily Responsibilities Include:

▪ Mobilizing communities by political district. Speaking with community members at their home and getting them involved in CWA campaigns.

▪ Educating community members and raising awareness of environmental and public health issues.

▪ Raising funds to keep Clean Water Action independent and self-sustaining.

▪ Generating letters to government representatives.

▪ Working to elect clean water advocates to public office.


Medical and Dental insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick Leave, 401k

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply


Part time, full time, seasonal and temporary positions are available. Hours are 3:30-9:30pm Monday – Friday. Three day a week minimum requirement.

To apply call Casey at (415) 369-9160 or email your resume and cover letter to oaklandjobs@cleanwater.org. Please highlight why you want to work on an environmental campaign and include a contact number.

Clean Water Action California

350 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 200

Oakland, CA 94612