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Entry Level Environmental Grassroots Organizer
Clean Water Action

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Job Summary

$15-17 per hour + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Entry-level, Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 28 days ago
Job Role
Canvasser, Campaign Activist
Employer's Industry
Job Schedule
Evenings, Afternoons, Weekdays

Job Description

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field community organizers/canvassers to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities. We are looking to add to our current staff of committed, professional, and highly skilled activists to act as front line ambassadors in the communities that we serve.All new employees receive extensive training and continuing support on sustainability initiatives, communication, and campaign organizing. We have a strong focus on career development that involves travel and management opportunities.You will work on:

  • Clean Water: Protect the nation’s waterways to keep our drinking water and recreational areas pristine
  • Environmental Justice: Ensure that our lowest income neighborhoods and most vulnerable populations are not disproportionately burdened by negative environmental externalities.
  • Sustainable Energy: Promote energy efficiency and renewable energy programs that will help mitigate climate change disasters, improve overall public health, and create a green working economy


  • Promote community action on progressive issues to influence national, state, and local decision makers.
  • Provide communication with people that is independent of the mass media
  • Recruit members by collecting signatures and contact info.
  • Raise funds to support our research, lobbying and educational campaigns


  • Gain knowledge of state and federal politics, campaign strategies, and environmental issues.
  • Paid training
  • Rewarding work with a casual work setting
  • Opportunities for travel throughout the U.S., including national and regional conferences


  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to progressive politics and environmental issues
  • Interest in non-profit career development is a plus.

* As an equal opportunity employer, Clean Water Action is dedicated to non-discrimination in every aspect of employment. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or any other ground prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. This equal opportunity policy applies to veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay, and the work environment 

Business Overview

Our Story

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.

Our Mission:

To protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and to solve environmental and community problems.


Culture & Perks

Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Casual Dress
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