Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is hiring summer campaign staff to help in the fight to protect Long Island’s air, land, and water resources through grassroots organizing. We need folk who share our passion and commitment for educating and organizing support for sustainable environmental policies in New York State and Connecticut.
*In person position** PT/FT, flexible start and end dates, potential to transition into year round employment***
Current Campaign: Pollinator Protection
Neonicotinoids are a pesticide that poses a threat to human health. Neonics are a type of pesticide that coats seeds of the wheat, soy, and corn products that we eat and make the whole plant toxic. They put no only bees at risk of colony collapse disorder, but they put our public health in jeopardy. We are responsible for generating public support for the Birds and Bees Protection Act (S.669A/A.7429) to be passed to establish a statewide ban on this harmful pesticide.
We are looking for enthusiastic leaders who are motivated to verbally engage and educate countless people on environmental initiatives. Folk on our team are invested into continual learning about the topics off grassroots activism, nonprofit work, social justice, the environment, and much much more!
CCE prides itself on being the biggest year-round, grassroots environmental organization on Long Island- this is an entry level position where you will canvass door-to-door generating signatures, donations, and letters as power in numbers behind our Environmental Legislative Initiatives. Working with us on a campaign, two, or three, will open up opportunities for networking, management, and travel with in and outside of CCE.
- Competitive pay with weekly opportunities for performance-based bonuses
- Personalized Paid Training
- Get experience in the environmental, political, and activism spheres
- Having an impact on Local, State, and Nationwide legislation
- Opportunities for advancement, increased pay, and manager responsibilities within 3 months
- Travel opportunities within nationwide network of nonprofit environmental organizations
- Extended Full time employment (6+ Months): 401k, health insurance, paid time off, and sick days
Farmingdale, NY / Syracuse, NY/ or Hamden, CT
Full time: Monday-Friday 2-10:30 PM (not negotiable)
Part time: At least 3 days/week 2-10:30 PM (not negotiable)
Starting weekly pay: $560 (FT) + performance bonus
About Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Most employers on these job sites hesitate to hire students who can only work the summer. No problem with us! We hire full time and work around student schedules!
Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is one of the largest and most effective grassroots environmental organizations in the state with over 85,000 members and more than 30 years of winning campaigns. CCE is now hiring for full time entry level campaign staff to educate the public on crucial environmental issues and to advance environmental policy at the local, state, and national level.