Clean Water Action – Chesapeake Program Organizer

Chesapeake Program Organizer
Location: Washington, DC

Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund seeks an organizer for watershed restoration activities in the Anacostia watershed in Washington, DC and Maryland. Clean Water Action is a national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Fund organizes strong grassroots groups, coalitions and campaigns to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2009

Primary duties include:
Provide organizing support to communities in Anacostia watershed, helping them develop and implement plans to address water quality problems; Recruit and train volunteers to assist with Anacostia watershed restoration activities; Participate in other issue campaigns in Maryland and the Chesapeake region as assigned by supervisor; Represent the organization in meetings and other events with allies and others; Research, write, design, produce and distribute flyers, fact sheets, reports and other written products; Assist with fundraising, administration, financial management; Manage lists, files and databases needed for work assignments; Perform other duties as directed by supervisors

Paid or volunteer experience in issue or campaign organizing;
Excellent spoken and written communication skills;
Good judgment; well organized and able to handle multiple responsibilities; Able to work effectively with computer/information-technology systems;
Able to travel on occasion for meetings, projects, and other assignments; Highly productive, hardworking, and reliable work style, able to meet deadlines and complete assignments in timely fashion; Good at working with people, motivating and managing volunteers; Experience with canvass programs and/or environmental issues desirable.

Salary commensurate with experience
Attractive benefits package available

For more information and application details, visit Keyword: Chesapeake.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2009

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