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Clean Water Action Job Announcement
Position:  Full-Time Community Organizer, Macomb and Wayne Counties, MI

Application Deadline:
  June 15, 2005 (or until position is filled)
Clean Water Action, Michigan’s largest grassroots environmental group, is seeking a self-directed, politically progressive leader to help mobilize citizens in Macomb and Wayne counties to take action on behalf of environmental protection.   Working from our Macomb County field office, Clean Water Action ‘s Lake St. Clair organizer will engage citizens in shoreline communities to work to hold elected officials accountable and engage them in their local communities.

Organizer Responsibilities:
  • Working with local groups to develop and implement winning grassroots strategies
  • Building and strengthening progressive networks and coalitions
  • Coordinating public education campaigns
  • Recruiting and effectively utilizing volunteers and interns
  • Publicizing issues in the news media
  • Coordinate with other staff and organizations
  • Provide program leadership for local canvass staff
  • Successful professional or volunteer experience organizing on progressive issues
  • Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to working with diverse people
  • Ability to successfully network with individuals and organizations
  • Well-organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently
  • Ability to develop and implement earned media strategies
  • Willingness to travel within Michigan
  • Willingness to work weekday evenings and weekends as needed
Salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits package included.
To Apply:  e-mail your resume to David Holtz:  dholtz@cleanwater.org.
David Holtz
Michigan Director
Clean Water Action
Clean Water Fund
517-203-0754 East Lansing
313-300-4454 cell