Grassroots Organizing: Our Canvass
Apply to join our field team or our 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 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 United States – what Donald Trump and the like are doing wrong and how to fix it. We work on fracking, plastic pollution, toxic chemicals, climate change, and more
Political organizing – for those of us who plan to be President or run a campaign one day.
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 day 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 Phone or Field Teams!
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. Learn more and apply here to join our grassroots organizers in the field or here to join our teams on the phones.
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. To apply send a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org