- NextGen Rising Fellowship, NextGen Climate, Michigan, USA
NextGen Rising is proud to announce our Fall Fellowship program, the premier organizing training program for students working to lead the youth wing of the Resistance to Donald Trump. NextGen Rising is seeking passionate and hardworking individuals to embark on a 10-week fellowship program, starting in September, that teaches young changemakers the art and science of community organizing and civic engagement.
NextGen Rising Fellows will organize on and around their campuses, and gain skills and experience to build a strong foundation in organizing, including:
Hand-on campaign skills
Innovative public policy initiatives
Real work experience working on campaigns
Make an immediate impact as a member of the resistance
NextGen Rising Fellows will spend 10 hours per week working with the NextGen Rising team on community change projects and local campaigns, including:
Holding GOP legislators accountable for their support of Trump’s policies
Voter registration and engagement on-campus
Building out local organizational capacity on-campus
Electoral campaign work, both on-and-off campus
Fellows will be required to attend:
A once-a-week web training on a specific organizing skill
Once-a-month statewide training weekends with other fellows
One-on-one or group conversations with campaign professionals, elected officials, and movement leaders
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Strong appetite for grassroots organizing and passionate about climate
Excellent organizational skills
Driven with a strong work ethic
Act with high integrity and character
Previous campaign experience is plus
Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus
NextGen Climate offers stipended part-time campaign organizing fellowships for students.
ABOUT NEXTGEN CLIMATE:
NextGen Climate is a San Francisco-based environmental advocacy organization. Founded by businessperson and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, we act politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials, and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change.
NextGen Climate is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
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Job posted on 19th July 2017
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