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Community Organizer – Mobilization Team Member(s)

Summary of Position

The Idaho Conservation League (ICL) is seeking up to 3 creative and energetic community organizers to join our Salmon Mobilization Team. This team will execute outreach campaign efforts in support of organizational goals, focusing on Congressman Mike Simpson’s “Columbia Basin Fund” proposal. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a project that invests in clean energy, species conservation, and environmental justice in the northwest. This team will be responsible for building capacity for campaign events, expanding volunteer efforts, and engaging with community members with an emphasis on digital platforms. The ideal applicant(s) will have an interest in advocacy campaigns and platforms for grassroots organizing, should be highly motivated, energized, flexible, and able to work as a team and independently to meet campaign deadlines and goals. The Idaho Conservation League’s programs and employment are open to all. ICL does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or ability.

Job Title: Community Organizers – Salmon Mobilization Team
Supervisor: Abbie Abramovich, Campaign Project Assistant
Benefits: N/A
Classification: 6 month part-time position/ hourly rate of $14.50
Location: Boise, ID preferred
Start date: As soon as possible

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work as part of a team to assist ICL staff with outreach including social media, phone banking, peer-to-peer texts, and email engagement to communicate with action takers across the state. 
  • Engage respectfully and thoughtfully with the public across Idaho and the northwest. 
  • Bring a creative lens to execute grassroots strategies to further ICL’s campaigns of restoring salmon and steelhead to Idaho.
  • Help coordinate events and work with other organizations to boost engagement and recruit new action takers.

Desired Qualifications: 

Familiar with, or willing to learn about, the Columbia Basin Initiative proposal and the politics of salmon and steelhead conservation issues in the northwest. Strong work habits, passionate about conservation advocacy, excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills, proficient social media skills, curiosity, and eagerness to learn.

Position Benefits: 

This opportunity provides on-the-ground conservation experience and exposure to the many roles within a statewide nonprofit organization. Applicants will make a contribution to the environment and conservation by working to meaningfully advance the goal of salmon and steelhead restoration, investments in clean energy, efficient transportation, water quality and communities.

Application Process:

Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to ICLjobs@idahoconservation.org with “ICL COMMUNITY ORGANIZER” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until May 16, 2021, and will be filled in an ongoing basis.

For More Information 

Abbie Abramovich, Campaign Project Assistant 

ABOUT ICL:
Founded in 1973, the Idaho Conservation League has grown into Idaho’s oldest and largest state-based, non-profit natural resource conservation organization. We are a membership organization with members and supporters in every county in Idaho; a Board of Directors with statewide geographic representation; and four offices–Boise, Ketchum, McCall and Sandpoint–employing 26 staff. ICL’s mission is to create a conservation community and pragmatic, enduring solutions that protect and restore the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the land and wildlife you love. Our vision is an Idaho where public lands remain public and are well managed, air is clean, lakes and rivers are healthy, fish and wildlife thrive, and a prosperous, sustainable future exists for all Idahoans. ICL is committed to doing conservation work in an equitable and just way. Clean water, clean air, public lands, and abundant fish and wildlife should be accessible to everyone. ICL is committed to a long-term goal of broadening our work to better serve the diversity of people our work connects to, particularly those populations with traditionally underrepresented voices or marginalized communities.

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