Duration: 20 hours a week for a maximum of 12 weeks
Context: Builds grassroots power, by supporting the implementation of organizing campaigns that will increase the number of people involved, leaders trained, and engagement of people with influence to achieve our conservation goals. The Organizing Inter will coordinate volunteer efforts in the collection of Xcel IRP and Minnesota Power IRP public comments, work with Petition Captains, help with recruitment and technical support for Zoom webinars & trainings, and create social media posts a week.
Assists with public outreach around Xcel IRP & Minnesota Power IRP by attending other community meetings online, getting on the agenda to speak at the meetings, making announcements, etc
Leads volunteer coordination for public comment collection efforts for utility dockets and hearings
Works with Sierra Club petition captains to make sure we are on track to meet our goals, recruits & trains, new captains
Assists with the planning, setting up-for, and facilitating monthly action nights and other meetings and online events as needed to engage supporters
Helps with the hearing turnout and all the prep work that goes into a successful hearing
Phonebank training, Hustle training, workshops on how to do testimony, LTE workshops
Helps us try out No New Gas messaging on social media by drafting posts
Completes administrative tasks including data entry in VAN and updating spreadsheets, as needed
Provides technical and facilitation support for webinars
Skills and Experience:
Strong commitment to justice, equity, and inclusion.
Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and the public.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Research and analytical skills.
Proficient computer skills: google doc, excel spreadsheets, social media (Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter), and virtual meeting platforms
This is a category 99 non-exempt position.
Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Sierra Club employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
Sierra Club values the expertise and talents of foreign nationals. Sierra Club sponsors both nonimmigrant and immigrant visas when certain criteria are met, based on immigration laws and organizational needs. Such sponsorship is at the discretion of the Department Head and Sierra Club Human Resources in consultation with the employee’s manager. The Sierra Club cannot guarantee the approval of a visa petition.
The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
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