The Union of Concerned Scientists: Consultant Grassroots Organizers

Now Hiring two Part-Time Consultant: Union of Concerned Scientists Grassroots Organizer in Indiana and Missouri

Do you love science? Can you mobilize people to advocate for science-based policies that protect public health, clean air and water, and the climate? The Union of Concerned Scientists is seeking a committed and experienced part-time consultant to do grassroots organizing in Indiana and Missouri. Work from home and around the state to recruit, train and mobilize a team of activists to defend science, and scientists, from the latest attacks in Congress and the Administration that threaten the well-being of communities and the environment.

Details and scope of work:

  • Part time (approximately 20 hours/week) paid consultant position reports to UCS staff remotely
  • Expected duration of consultancy: 1 year
  • Recruit and meet with activists, including for trainings, strategy sessions and lobby days
  • Recruit and meet with influential leaders in the community – well known individuals from businesses, universities, etc. – engaging them in your campaigns
  • Build civic engagement skills of activists, from advocacy to engaging local media
  • Mobilize advocates and activists to take action in defense of science-based policies that are under attack in Congress and by the Administration using a variety of effective tactics
  • Coordinate with local coalition partners
  • Work from home and travel throughout the state

Qualifications:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience with grassroots organizing
  • Familiarity with the political process
  • Strong preference for someone with direct experience engaging in legislative advocacy and issue campaigns in Indiana
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and flexibility to respond to fast-changing campaign needs
  • Access to a car for travel around the state
  • Effective communicator, from one- on- one to meeting facilitation

We’re looking for someone to start in early October, so apply soon!

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to tfadeyi@ucsusa.org with the subject line “Missouri Grassroots Organizer” or “Indiana Grassroots Organizer.”

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