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E-M:/ Full/Part Time Employment Opportunity

Enviro-Mich message from "Patrick Diehl" <patmec@voyager.net>


Energy Program Assistant

The Michigan Environmental Council, a nonprofit, 24-year-old environmental
organization with 67 member groups, is seeking to employ an Energy Program
Assistant.  This person will work with the council’s Energy Policy
Specialist to achieve the near-term goals of our Energy Program.

Founded in 1980, the Michigan Environmental Council provides a collective
voice for the environment at the local, state and national levels.  Working
with our member groups and their collective membership of approximately
250,000 citizens, the council is fighting to promote cleaner energy for a
stronger economy, protect our land resources from sprawl, guard our water,
defend children’s health from pollution, and open up the environmental
decision-making processes of government, among other efforts.  With 12
full-time professional staff, a number of part-time employees, student
assistants and an active board of directors, the council is poised to build
on our successes in working for public and environmental health within
Michigan and throughout the Great Lakes basin.  (Visit www.mecprotects.org
for more information.)

This is a full-time position throughout the summer; beginning in September,
the position will require between 10 and 12 hours per week.


§	Provide support to Energy Policy Specialist, including research and
communications support.
§	Draft committee testimony, letters to newspaper editors and other
§	Track media, assemble background material, and schedule meetings and phone
§	Represent Michigan Environmental Council at select meetings and events.
§	Communicate with legislators’ offices, program partners, state officials
and other audiences.
§	Perform other tasks as assigned by the Energy Policy Specialist.


§	At least two years of college education or equivalent experience.
§	Excellent oral and written communications skills.
§	Familiarity with media or energy/air quality issues a plus.
§	Positive attitude, concern for the environment, and ability to work in a
fast-paced office 	are essential.

Compensation:  $10/hour.

To Apply:  Mail or e-mail resume, cover letter and brief writing sample as
soon as possible to:

Patrick Diehl
Michigan Environmental Council
119 Pere Marquette Drive, Ste. 2A
Lansing, Michigan 48912

The Michigan Environmental Council is an equal opportunity employer

Patrick Diehl
Associate Director
Michigan Environmental Council
119 Pere Marquette Drive, Ste. 2A
Lansing, MI 48912

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