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.
Clean Air Council Attorney
Please see the document at the bottom of this page "Clean Air Council Attorney" for more information about how to apply for this position.
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.
Job Type: Canvasser
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.
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.
The organizer will report directly to the Community Outreach Director, and will be evaluated by a subset of the Protect our Children Steering Committee.
● 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
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.
|CAC Pipeline Canvasser.pdf||306.95 KB|
|CAC Southwest PA Organizer.pdf||307.7 KB|
|CAC Protect our Children Organizer.pdf||267.35 KB|
|CAC Membership Coordinator.pdf||89.34 KB|
|CAC Attorney Position 2016.pdf||86.3 KB|
About the Clean Air Council
The Clean Air Council is a member-supported, nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to protecting everyone's right to breathe clean air. The Council works through public education, community advocacy, and government oversight to ensure enforcement of environmental laws.
The Council was founded in 1967 by a group of forward-looking community leaders, policy makers, and progressive business leaders. Headquartered in