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- NextGen Rising Fellowship, NextGen Climate, Nevada, USA PDF Print E-mail

NextGen Rising Fellowship


SUMMARY:

NextGen Rising is proud to announce our Fall Fellowship program, the premier organizing training program for students working to lead the youth wing of the Resistance to Donald Trump. NextGen Rising is seeking passionate and hardworking individuals to embark on a 10-week fellowship program, starting in September, that teaches young changemakers the art and science of community organizing and civic engagement.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

NextGen Rising Fellows will organize on and around their campuses, and gain skills and experience to build a strong foundation in organizing, including:

Hand-on campaign skills

Innovative public policy initiatives

Real work experience working on campaigns

Make an immediate impact as a member of the resistance

 

NextGen Rising Fellows will spend 10 hours per week working with the NextGen Rising team on community change projects and local campaigns, including:

Holding GOP legislators accountable for their support of Trump’s policies

Voter registration and engagement on-campus

Building out local organizational capacity on-campus

Electoral campaign work, both on-and-off campus

 

Fellows will be required to attend:

A once-a-week web training on a specific organizing skill

Once-a-month statewide training weekends with other fellows

One-on-one or group conversations with campaign professionals, elected officials, and movement leaders


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 

Strong appetite for grassroots organizing and passionate about climate

Excellent organizational skills

Driven with a strong work ethic

Act with high integrity and character

Previous campaign experience is plus

Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus

 

COMPENSATION:

NextGen Climate offers stipended part-time campaign organizing fellowships for students.

 

ABOUT NEXTGEN CLIMATE:

NextGen Climate is a San Francisco-based environmental advocacy organization. Founded by businessperson and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, we act politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials, and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change.

 

NextGen Climate is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

 

To Apply to this post, please follow the link:

https://boards.greenhouse.io/nextgenclimate/jobs/761016?gh_src=4523fs1#.WW88P4iGPIU

 

Job posted on 19th July 2017

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