Energy and Environmental Justice Organizer/Researcher

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $34,000
Maximum: $37,000
Details: dependent on experience and skills

Published

10/02/2018

Start Date

10/31/2018

Application Deadline

10/16/2018

Address

1070 Tunnel Rd, Bldg 4, Ste 1
Asheville
North Carolina
28805
United States

Description

Clean Water for NC, a progressive statewide non-profit organization with a diverse Board of Directors and membership, seeks an organizer and researcher with strong communication and analytical skills, science background and a proven commitment to social justice. The Organizer will connect and build capacity of communities facing environmental justice threats, particularly involving water and energy, as well as participating in outreach and advocacy in the western part of NC. Special focus is on fracked gas infrastructure, as well as coal ash, and rate hikes with disproportionate impact on People of Color and Low Income communities. The Organizer will assist in drafting brief reports and media releases, as well as research and outreach on water privatization and contamination. Along with other Clean Water for NC staff members, the Organizer will also contribute regularly to our newsletter and administrative and outreach tasks in our team-oriented workplace!

Preference given to candidates currently located in or very familiar with NC.

Benefits

generous annual leave and vacation days, health insurance reimbursement, training, retirement

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish--some writing and speaking proficiency

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hope@cwfnc.org
http://www.cwfnc.org

Send resume, contact info for three professional references, cover letter, and two short, non-technical writing samples about environmental justice issues (< 1,000 wd each) to: hope@cwfnc.org, by October 16. Clean Water for NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, working for a diverse, just, supportive workplace.


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