Working at Clean Water Action means working with passionate and purpose-driven people who share a common vision: harnessing the power of people to make a difference. As community organizers, it is our job to create effective change through public outreach; educating and empowering people to take action on issues affecting our environment and health. Join our team to be part of this strength-in-numbers strategy.
You’ll gain the following experiences and improve upon the following skills:
First-hand experience on the “front lines” of a grassroots movement.
Old school communication skills (that’s right – no texting or emailing!), interpersonal skills, critical thinking, diplomacy and persuasion – and other soft skills needed for all successful professional and personal relationships.
Deep knowledge around current environmental and public health issues happening in the US – We work on safe drinking water, environmental justice plastic pollution, toxic chemicals, climate change, and more!
Political organizing – Learn how to influence those in power to create positive change, and successful campaign strategies to help elect strong environmental leaders.
Cultural competency – We live and work in an increasingly global world and believe in the power of a diverse team.
Programmatic opportunities – Work with our program staff on legislation, attend events, and participate in lobby days at your state capitol.
Leadership skills – Here at Clean Water Action there is rapid opportunity for growth within the organization itself and beyond. We work to train future leaders.
Since our founding during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water Action has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table.
If you want to be a part of such an amazing movement, please apply today! We can’t wait to meet our future team-mates and leaders!
Join Our Canvass Leadership Team!
Canvass Directors and Assistant Canvass Directors manage one of our 10 grassroots fundraising field offices across the country, with bottom-line responsibility for all local operations.