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Clean Water Fund ENERGY EFFICIENCY OUTREACH INTERN in Fall River, Massachusetts

Clean Water Fund has an open internship position for the Summer of 2024 in the Boston office. This is a remote role with the possibility of onsite meetings/ and events in the five towns where Clean Water Fund has active campaigns: - Attleboro, Fall River, Taunton, New Bedford, and Westport. Clean Water Fund is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop strong grassroots environmental leadership and to bring together diverse constituencies to work cooperatively for changes that improve their lives, focused on health, consumer, environmental and community problems Clean Water Action is a national, grassroots environmental organization that works to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, elect pro-environment candidates to public office, and help communities address local environmental problems. Top issue priorities include: preventing harm to our health from toxic chemicals, promoting clean energy and climate justice, getting lead and other contaminants out of drinking water, advocating for Zero Waste policies, and electing pro-environment candidates to public office. Ensuring that those most affected by environmental degradation have a voice at the table, and that solutions to environmental problems contribute to broader goals of justice for all, are central principles of all our campaigns. The Energy Efficiency Outreach Intern will primarily assist the Climate Justice teams on our Energy Efficiency and Climate Justice campaigns. An ideal candidate will be located in and familiar with these communities: Attleboro, Fall River, Taunton, New Bedford, and Westport Qualifications include the following: High School diploma Passion for protecting human health and the environment Strong interest in energy justice and energy efficiency work Good communication skills Basic computer skills (competent in working with Word, Excel, Google docs, etc.); Well organized Able to work independently and in a team environment Good writing skills a plus Good understanding of environmental justice a plus Interest and engagement with other social justice issues a plus Familiarity with campaign organizing in a variety of racial and socio-economic communities, and/or communications is highly desired. Bilingual or multilingual candidates are especially encouraged to apply Responsibilities will be assigned based on experience, skills, and interest as well as campaign needs. Tasks may include: Facilitating energy efficiency outreach at public events including tabling and distributing informational and educational materials at events including at universities. Creating captivating and informative content for sharing on social media. This includes website articles, blog posts, designing posts and other multimedia content that centers Clean Water?s energy efficiency outreach goals, etc. Assisting with outreach to renters/ landlords in Environmental Justice communities regarding energy efficiency. Attending both internal and external meetings, taking notes, and reporting on next steps and working with team members to plan and execute energy efficiency outreach goals. Assisting in putting together campaign materials and research. Assisting in development and presentation of webinars to educate the public about energy efficiency outreach initiatives. Assisting the climate justice team in designing and conducting/facilitating energy efficiency workshops. Conducting outreach and managing ongoing engagement of volunteer database Administrative work and other tasks as may be needed Commitment and Compensation: 20 hours per week. The Intern will be put on payroll and receive a rate of \$18/hr. City: Attleboro, Fall River, Taunton, New Bedford, and Westport Eligible Applicants: College Students