Community Organizer

Texas Campaign for the Environment Published: September 19, 2019
Location
Houston, Texas
Job Type
Full-time Part-time
Categories
Outreach / Advocacy /

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Description

~ Our mission at Texas Campaign for the Environment (TCE) is to empower Texans to fight pollution through sustained grassroots organizing campaigns that shift corporate and governmental policy. ~

We envision a Texas free from pollution. As the largest environmental group in Texas organizing support through door-to-door canvassing, grassroots is both who we are and what we do.

Position Overview

Texas Campaign for the Environment is in need of passionate new voices to develop lobbying strength on environmental issues here in Houston!

If you're looking for a way to make a tangible impact, and create real change in your neighborhood (and the planet) this is the job for you! As a Community Organizer, you will be responsible for creating relationships and building our grassroots base of supporters within the city and its surrounding communities.

TCE is the largest environmental nonprofit in Texas, and the only one with a state-wide presence. Seriously, we visit all 181 state legislative districts!

Hours:

  • Full-time: Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Part-time: minimum 3 weekdays, 2pm-10pm

Help us make a positive impact!

Key Responsibilities

  • Grassroots neighborhood canvassing
  • Membership recruitment, fundraising and letter-writing campaigns
  • Community outreach and coalition-building
  • Identifying voters and volunteers
  • Planning and participating in demonstrations and political actions
  • Meeting with elected officials and other policy makers

Qualifications

  • Strong verbal communication skills

Compensation

  • Salary: $425.00 to $540.00 /week

Benefits for full time employees after 90-days include:

  • Medical and dental insurance coverage
  • Paid vacation, paid sick days and paid holidays
  • Rapid advancement and management training
  • Opportunities for travel throughout Texas and the U.S., including national and regional conferences
  • Two weeks paid vacation per year, paid holidays and sick days.

To Apply

  • To send a resume or make any inquires, please click "Apply" below.

TCE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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