If so, consider an internship with 350Vermont! Our mission is to unite a mass movement for bold solutions that both lift up Vermonters and cut down carbon. An internship with 350Vermont is a great opportunity to gain experience in the nitty-gritty of grassroots organizing and be fully supported and mentored by experienced staff and/or organizer.
In each position, we are looking for someone with a commitment to and passion for the 350Vermont mission of building a local movement to stop the climate crisis. We are looking for self-starters with the passion, creativity, and drive to make things happen while working independently and in close coordination with a team. Interns for the summer of 2016 will focus on one of the projects below:
We are seeking help with administrative work, outreach, data entry, and social media. Strong writing skills and attention to detail are a must, as are good communication and strong interpersonal and organizational skills. A background in social justice or climate organizing is desired, as well as the interest to learn more about this work.
Extreme Energy and Outreach Intern
We are looking for someone to support our base building efforts throughout the state and the region around extreme energy (local pipeline resistance, regional pipeline resistance, and regional resistance to oil trains). This intern would plan meetings and events to reach out to people who are interested in our work by attending events and managing social media outreach. Additional responsibilities may include working with our coalition of other organizations working to stop the pipeline and planning actions.
350Vermont is engaging mothers in climate activism and creating family-inclusive opportunities to get more involved throughout the state. We are looking for an intern to support the community organizers to connect with mothers, to reach out to mothers and families, and to plan events.
If you are interested in applying or would like to learn more, please contact Brittany Dunn, brittany[at]350vt.org.