Jobs and Internships

**CLEAN AIR COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE COUNCIL STRONGLY ENCOURAGES PEOPLE OF COLOR, WOMEN, LGBT INDIVIDUALS, AND THOSE WITH DISABILITIES TO APPLY.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES 

SolarYouth Coordinator
 
Job Type: Instructor/Program Coordinator  
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Schedule: Part-time (20 hours per week)
Application deadline: Posted on December 2, 2015. Post will be closed when filled. Anticipated start date is January 2016.
 
Clean Air Council strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBT individuals, and those with disabilities to apply.
 
Description
 
The Council’s SolarYouth pilot program teaches low-income youth at the YouthBuild Charter School the technical aspects of installing solar, teaches students the business and outreach skills needed to market solar, and provides hands-on experience with solar panel installation and solar sales. The training is the first step in creating a jobs pipeline that will open up new career opportunities in the solar industry.
 
The SolarYouth Coordinator will teach students about the benefits of solar energy and how to market solar energy. The coordinator will also provide service opportunities for the marketing and sales aspects of the SolarYouth program through a solarize campaign, an initiative designed to get many residents to go solar at the same time with reduced costs. The coordinator will report directly to the Community Outreach Director.
 
Please see the document at the bottom of this page titled "Clean Air Council SolarYouth Coordinator" for more information about this position.
 
 
 
Pipeline Canvasser

Job Type: Canvasser

Location: Delaware or Chester County, PA

Schedule: Part-time (15 to 20 hours/week) for approximately 6 months, with the potential to extend the contract

Application deadline: Post will be closed when filled. Posted on December 2, 2015.

Clean Air Council strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBT individuals, and those with disabilities to apply. A strong preference will be given for residents of Delaware and Chester County (areas near the pipeline expansion).

Description

The canvasser will be responsible for educating communities in Delaware and Chester Counties about a proposed expansion of a natural gas pipeline project. The canvasser will provide information about pipeline impacts and about opportunities to participate in decisions about the pipeline. The canvasser will report directly to the Community Outreach Director. 

Please see the document titled "Clean Air Council Pipeline Canvasser Position" at the bottom of this page for more information about this position.

 

Southwest PA Organizer 

Location: Southwest Pennsylvania

Schedule: Part-time/full-time

Application deadline: Post will be closed when filled. Anticipated start date is early 2016.

 Clean Air Council strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBT individuals, and those with disabilities to apply.

 Description

The Council seeks to hire an organizer to raise awareness about air quality and public health issues in southwest Pennsylvania. The organizer will be mainly responsible for raising the profile of the air pollution and health impacts of shale gas infrastructure at the local and state level and mobilizing public support for strong air pollution leak standards for the gas industry. The outreach coordinator will report directly to the Community Outreach Director. Supervision and guidance will be provided, but the organizer should be self-motivated.

 
Please see the document titled "CAC Southwest PA Organizer Position" at the bottom of this page for more information about this position.
 
 

 

Protect our Children Organizer

Location: Penn/Trafford Township, Westmoreland/Allegheny Counties, PA Schedule: Full time or part-time (20 hours/week) for approximately 1 year, with the potential to extend the contract Application deadline: Post will be closed when filled.

Clean Air Council strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBT individuals, and those with disabilities to apply. A strong preference will be given for residents of Penn and Trafford Townships.

Description

The organizer will report directly to the Community Outreach Director, and will be evaluated by a subset of the Protect our Children Steering Committee.

Responsibilities

● Educate parents and school officials about the health impacts of natural gas infrastructure through presentations and educational materials.

● Organize skills trainings for parent leaders on topics of traditional media and social media.

● Engage residents in planning campaigns and influencing the outcomes of proposed gas infrastructure projects in their neighborhood.

 

INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Legal Internships

For legal internships please submit a resume and cover letter to Joseph Otis Minott, Esq., Executive Director and Chief Counsel at joe_minott@cleanair(dot)org (please copy Aaron Jacobs-Smith, Esq., asj@cleanair(dot)org) with Subject: "Legal Internship_Lastname." Please submit all documents as PDF file(s) formatted: "Lastname_Firstname_Filename" (e.g. Smith_Jon_Resume).

 

Environmental and Public Health Internships

For environmental or public health internships please a submit resume and cover letter to John Lee, MPH, Community and Environmental Health Director at jlee@cleanair(dot)org with Subject: "Enviro/Public Health Internship_Lastname." Please submit all documents as PDF files(s) formatted: "Lastname_Firstname_Filename" (e.g. Smith_Jon_Coverletter).

 

General Interships and Volunteering

For general internships and volunteering opportunities please submit your inquiries to John Lee, MPH at jlee@cleanair(dot)org indicating the purpose of the internship/volunteering and your areas of interest.

 

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Clean Air Council SolarYouth Coordinator.pdf306.85 KB
Clean Air Council Pipeline Canvasser Position.pdf306.95 KB
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Job Posting_Protect our Children Organizer.pdf267.35 KB

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