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U.S. PIRG Fellow- Immediate Start

Posted on: March 1, 2017

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Job description

Work On Important Issues

Do you think the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms makes no sense? Do you agree that the most widely-used herbicide in U.S. history shouldn’t cause serious health impacts? Do you think consumers should be protected from unsafe or unscrupulous practices?

If you agree — and if you’re willing to work harder than you’ll work at most jobs to win smart solutions on real problems that affect millions of lives — consider a job as a fellow with U.S. PIRG.

What It Means To Be A Fellow

You won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world — recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to urge our public officials to do the right thing.

This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders with U.S. PIRG. We look for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, and an eagerness to learn. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Pay & Benefits

The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year. U.S. PIRG offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visit jobs.uspirg.org.

Locations & Start Dates

We’re hiring for positions in Washington, D.C., Boston and Chicago. If you’re flexible, you can apply for multiple locations. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Tackle real problems. Implement smart solutions. Get results.

U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

Locations

Washington, DC
Chicago, IL
Boston, MA

Details

Employer
US PIRG

Job category
Community Organizing

Employment type
Full Time

Experience
0+ years

Compensation
$26,000

Start date
April 24, 2017

Apply by April 21, 2017