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JOB PURPOSE: Citizens Climate Lobbys (www.citizensclimatelobby.org) mission is to create the political will for a sustainable climate. Our methods include education on the science, economics, politics and public awareness surrounding climate change. CCL works by training citizens in the skills needed to affect change. We contact and meet with Congressional leaders, write letters to the editors of national and local newspapers and attend monthly national conference calls.
The position purpose is to support the work of CCL in Virginia. Additionally, this position involves editing and updating advocacy materials, communicating with CCL volunteers, training new CCL volunteers, and researching topics including climate related news and legislation, science, economics, and community groups. Research national college, business and community organizations to build membership. Miscellaneous office duties such as data entry, phone calls and email communications.
This is an unpaid full semester internship opportunity.
We strongly suggest you register to join an introductory call before applying. The call will introduce our organization, what we do, and why your contribution matters! Keep in mind the call is not geared towards interns, but will give potential interns a better idea of what their duties and goals would be.
The introductory call is scheduled for every Wednesday night at 5:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Eastern.
To register go to: http://citizensclimatelobby.org/register-with-ccl/
***Apply only if you have the ability to volunteer on site at the location listed in the title of this description***
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