Job Title: Conservation Community Organizer Internship
Chapter: San Diego Chapter
Reports To: Chapter Director, Mentored by North County Group Conservation Committee Chair
Location: San Diego, CA
Duration: 15 hours/week for 4 months
Context: Under general supervision of the assigned supervisor and mentor, conducts research, participates in project assignments and programs; assists in carrying out campaign strategies that can build power for our movement, and interacts with volunteers, citizens, other organizations and other club staff. Serves as a Community Organizer Intern for north inland San Diego county and the cities of Escondido, San Marcos, and Vista with a focus on building community activists in target cities and developing relationships with city officials. Priority issues are the Escondido and Vista Climate Action Plan Updates, opposing Harvest Hills Development, and building support for transit-oriented development in north county region.
Scope & Limitations: This is a temporary internship position in the environmental and social justice organizing field for an individual who is Currently pursuing or already graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. High-school diploma or GED required.
Knowledge, Skills and Education required:
This is a category 99 non-exempt position.
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