Published 28 days ago

Environmental Community Organizer

Hybrid, Work must be performed in or near Portland, ME


Job Type:Full Time
Start Date:July 22, 2024
Application Deadline:July 19, 2024
Salary:USD $32,500 - $41,690 / year


Organizer, Green Corps

We’re the nation's most respected training program for environmental organizers. 

Are you determined to make the biggest positive impact you can on issues like climate change and clean water, but you don’t know where to start? Green Corps offers a yearlong, paid training program that will prepare you for a career in environmental organizing and the broader social change movement. Here’s how it works: 

Learn skills from environmental leaders 

To make an impact, you need training. We provide top-notch, unparalleled training in the skills of organizing and advocacy to help you launch a lifetime career of impact. 

Our staff and trainers provide context on the biggest issues facing our environment and train on specific proven organizing strategies and tactics. Topics include volunteer recruitment, campaign planning, public speaking and much more. You’ll learn how to run campaigns that inspire the public and build organizations and political support needed to save our planet.

Hands-on experience on real campaigns 

Starting each August, Green Corps packs extensive experience into one year, with organizers working in three, four or even five different cities throughout the Green Corps year on a variety of issues with multiple partner groups. Short term opportunities starting in August 2024 or before are available, as well.

You work on the most pressing environmental issues of the day – from saving our last wild places, to protecting our oceans, to reducing climate change pollution. 

For example, a team of organizers worked on a campaign with the Solar Rights Alliance to protect rooftop solar in California, helping to turn out over 2,000 people to campaign events and build a coalition of over 600 organizations and businesses in support of the campaign.

Launch your organizing career 

After our training program, we connect graduates with organizing jobs in the environmental and social change movements. Many of these groups need trained organizers to run their campaigns, and most Green Corps graduates are able to find professional positions immediately.

Over the last 30 years, our more than 400 alumni have been infusing the environmental movement with the visionary ideas and the organizing know-how to make a significant impact on some of our planet’s most pressing environmental issues. 

Location, Compensation, Benefits

For positions starting in August 2024, the target annual compensation is $32,500 (but compensation may range between $32,500 and $41,690 depending on location). Green Corps offers an excellent benefits package. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents, paid sick time (60-72 hours/year depending on location), accrued paid vacation time (accruing 10 days over year 1), our commuter benefit program, and may include needs-based student loan assistance. We also offer additional short-term campaign and training opportunities, as well as opportunities for advancement. Compensation and benefits will vary for short-term campaign positions.

Green Corps organizers go where the environment needs them and wherever they can make the biggest impact. They could work on campaigns almost anywhere in the country, and while location preferences are considered for placements, we require all organizers to be geographically flexible.

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Why work with Green Corps? Check out 10 reasons: 

About Green Corps

Green Corps is the country’s most respected training program for environmental organizers, with over 400 of our graduates at work today to stop climate change, end plastic pollution, and protect wildlife and wild places.

Our mission is to train organizers, provide field support for today’s critical environmental campaigns, and graduate activists who possess the skills, temperament, and commitment to fight and win tomorrow’s environmental battles.

Our Mission and Values

Green Corps is part of The Public Interest Network, which operates and supports organizations committed to a shared vision of a better world and a strategic approach to social change. Visit to learn more when you apply. 

Green Corps is an equal opportunity employer.

Green Corps will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

COVID-19: We take COVID-19 safety very seriously. Employees must follow our COVID safety protocols and be fully vaccinated and boosted. Accommodations are provided to the extent required by law. Staff in Texas are not required to be vaccinated. Staff in Florida are not required to be vaccinated or participate in testing.

Organizer, Green Corps

We’re the nation's most respected training program for environmental organizers. 

Are you determined to make the biggest positive impact you can on issues like climate change and clean water, but you don’t know where to…


Work must be performed in or near Portland, ME
Portland, ME, USA

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