Are you passionate about tackling climate change? Do you believe youth have the power to change the world? How does spending every day working with diverse, smart, motivated co-workers who care about the future sound? At ACE, we love our jobs, our mission, and what we can do together. ACE is an equal opportunity employer that highly values diversity, equity, and inclusion and views the climate crisis as a social justice crisis. People of color, indigenous people, people who experience gender oppression, people with disabilities, and people who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community are particularly encouraged to apply. ACE offers an excellent overall compensation package to all staff which includes: A competitive base salary commensurate with skills and experience. Health coverage that includes medical, dental, vision, and FSA (flexible spending account). 403b retirement savings plan with matching company contributions. Generous vacation package and paid holidays.
Ohio Youth Organizer, Cleveland
The Ohio Youth Organizer will work to educate and empower young people in the Cleveland, Ohio area to take action on climate change through civic engagement and advocacy campaigns. The scope of responsibilities range from youth organizing and training, delivering education programs with schools, implementing climate justice voter registration, Get Out The Vote (GOTV) and other strategic campaigns and initiatives, partnership development, and communications.
The Youth Organizer will have two main roles: delivering Alliance for Climate Education’s (ACE) in-person and virtual climate education program in partnership with local high schools and implementing an electoral-focused Action Fellowship program for ~15 high school students in Cleveland.
This is a full-time, temporary position through December 2020 with the possibility of becoming permanent. This is a remote position based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Youth Organizer will work from home, meet weekly by video chat with Program Team members and have weekly national full staff meetings with colleagues online. As part of the Youth Organizer’s management of the Action Fellowship program, they will meet regularly with the group of ~15 high school Action Fellows. The Youth Organizer needs to be available for regular regional travel to deliver ACE’s in-person education program at high schools and occasional travel to participate in local partner meetings, conferences, actions, events, and to attend staff retreats.
Salary Range: $40,200-$48,000 commensurate with experience