The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters is a non-profit organization working to educate voters and elected leaders on state environmental issues. CTLCV (and CTLCV Education Fund) works with dozens of groups to develop and support good environmental policies at the state legislature. We publish an annual environmental scorecard grading legislators on their environmental voting records, endorse candidates for state office who will make the environment a top priority, and help to get conservation-minded people informed and involved. For additional information, please visit both web sites at www.conservationeducation.org and www.ctlcv.org.
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CHISPA ORGANIZER AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Location: Hartford, Windsor, Middletown (travel required) Deadline for Submission: July 30, 2019 Work Schedule: Part-time; full-time available to qualified candidates
Job Summary Chispa CT has an immediate opening for a part-time Organizer & Outreach Coordinator. This position will work under the supervision of the Chispa Director to schedule and conduct trainings, canvasses, workshops, and community activities specifically targeting underrepresented populations in environmental learning, activism, and civic engagement.
This role requires high-level organizational skills and the ability to create written and verbal presentations in formats appropriate for the populations we are engaging. The Organizer & Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for canvassing as well as phone banking as needed.
The Part-Time Organizer & Outreach Coordinator will produce a daily report of activities and outcomes for each day they are in the office or in the field. They will also produce a formal monthly report of program outcomes.
This role will inform staff of the community outreach dates, times, and locations, as well as the ties to our goals.
The role has flex hours to ensure the team can cover evening and weekend events in the community. The Part-Time Outreach Coordinator should report to the office on scheduled work days with consideration for flex time when there are evening or weekend events planned.
This position will be based primarily out of our Windsor office, but travel to Middletown and Hartford will be required. Full-time employment opportunities may be available to highly qualified candidates.
Responsibilities and Duties
Schedule educational trainings, leadership workshops, and community events, and assist Chispa Director and other organizers at events;
Conduct community canvasses in Middletown and Hartford as required;
Draft and present materials on environmental justice, plastic reduction, energy efficiency, and other related topics;
Attend “tabling” and speaking events on behalf of Chispa CT and the CTLCV Education Fund;
Inputting data from events into our database;
Produce daily and monthly written reports.
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have:
1+ year experience as a field coordinator, organizer, or related position;
A genuine passion for protecting our environment;
Familiarity with EveryAction or NGP VAN;
Superior organizational, communication, and time-management skills;
Fluency in written and spoken Spanish preferred;
Access to reliable transportation.
Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter to email@example.com.