Are you passionate about protecting communities from pollution? Do you want to be part of the growing movement to address climate change, defend community rights, and hold corporations and governments accountable? Do you enjoy writing and communicating about these issues? Then this position may be right for you.
Earthworks’ Project Coordinator is part of Earthworks’ Community Empowerment Project (CEP) team, which works to document oil and gas pollution and engage residents in taking action to reduce it. Utilizing optical gas imaging (OGI) video, community organizing, communications, and evidence-based complaints, CEP advances strong federal and state regulations and policies to limit the growing emissions of methane and health-harming pollutants created by the oil and gas industry.
LOCATION: Washington, DC region preferred, but telework from nearby locations is possible.
SCOPE OF DUTIES:
Working closely with the CEP Assistant, CEP Manager, and field staff, the CEP Coordinator will:
Earthworks is a small, collaborative organization, and therefore all staff may be required as needed to provide assistance on organization-wide projects outside of their area of focus. This position requires participation in program and organizational activities, including regularly scheduled meetings with colleagues, conference calls and meetings with partner organizations, and occasional Earthworks’ in-person program and strategic planning meetings.
Earthworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting a managed, just transition away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. We are committed to supporting communities on the frontlines of the oil, gas, and mining industries and advocate for stronger government action and better corporate practices and accountability. (For more information, see http://www.earthworks.org)
A dynamic advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC, with a mostly remote workforce of 25 people across 7 states, Earthworks protects communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of fracking and mining. We reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions, and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption. We ensure that communities’ voices and concerns are heard in the corridors of power, from the nation’s capital to state houses and at the county and city level.
Woman-led, multigenerational, and with a relatively flat hierarchy, we encourage initiative and leadership at all levels. Earthworks has a flexible work environment, with many employees working remotely or telecommuting part of the time to ensure work-life balance.
Earthworks is committed to challenging and dismantling systemic oppression. Earthworks Board and staff understand that promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) both within and beyond Earthworks is critical to carrying out our mission to protect communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of resource extraction. We understand that our commitment to DEI means a dedication to constant learning and improvement. For more information about DEI at Earthworks, please visit our website: https://earthworks.org/about/our-commitment-to-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/
Earthworks welcomes applications from diverse candidates and is an equal-opportunity employer. Earthworks evaluates employees and applicants for employment on merit, competence, and qualifications, and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, alienage or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, arrest record, prior military service or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to email@example.com by May 31st. Phone and in-person interviews will be conducted in mid-June through mid-July.