Fellowship

Join the Our Climate Team

We are currently not recruiting for our fellowship program. Please revisit us in the summer for more information.

To set up a 15 minute call to learn more about the fellowship, please connect with National Policy and Programs Manager Emily Martin at Emily@ourclimate.us.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning and hosting workshops and events on campus or virtually;
  • Writing blog pieces and letters to the editor to build public support for climate action;
  • Participating in weekly video calls with other fellows;
  • Gathering petition signatures and creating digital climate advocacy campaigns;
  • Planning and facilitating virtual meetings with elected officials.

All Fellows Will:

  • Complete a skills assessment at the beginning of the Fellowship and determine goals with state organizer;
  • Utilize the $500 educational reimbursement to attend a training, conference, or workshop that will deepen leadership and advocacy skills; Our Climate will provide a list of recommended trainings that can be attended virtually;
  • Complete Our Climate’s training curriculum by participating in National Webinars and regional breakouts; trainings include climate policy, climate justice, storytelling, organizing, coalition building, lobbying, and democracy;
  • Serve on an external committee or project for 1 hour a week to strengthen partnerships and build organizing skills. Options may include: one of Power Shift Network’s Convergence Planning Teams, our state coalition partners’ working groups including NY Renews, Coalition of Resilient Nebraskans, Massachusetts Youth Climate Coalition, Massachusetts Campaign for A Clean Energy Future, and Washington Climate Alliance.

Legislative sessions and priorities will vary by state.

Minimum Qualifications:

We’re seeking candidates who are team playersresults-oriented, and dedicated to our mission. Candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Belief in the power of grassroots organizing and empowering young people to become compelling advocates;
  • An organized, collaborative, and proactive work style;
  • Commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done, even in the face of obstacles;
  • Ability to work in remote, fast-paced, and flexible working environment;
  • Commitment to climate, environmental, and social justice.

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