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Apply to join our field team or phone team!

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 in grassroots organizing

First-hand experience on the “front lines” of a grassroots movement.


Learn communications skills

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.

Gain deep knowledge about today's most important issues

Deep knowledge around current environmental and public health issues happening in the USWe work on safe drinking water, environmental justice plastic pollution, toxic    chemicals, climate change, and more!

Gain an understanding about politcal organizing

   Political organizing – Learn how to influence those in power to create positive change, and successful campaign strategies to help elect strong environmental leaders.


Strength in a diverse team

Cultural competency – We live and work in an increasingly global world and believe in the power of a diverse team. 


Programmatic opportunities

Programmatic opportunities – Work with our program staff on legislation, attend events, and participate in lobby days at your state capitol.


Learn leadership skills

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!


RI Canvass Crew

Join our Phone or Field Teams Today!

Clean Water Action’s canvassers make a difference every day — from finding clean water leaders in communities across the country, to passing clean water laws, to electing clean water champions.

Clean Water Action field canvasser speaking to a member on her doorstep

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.