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Volunteer Opportunities

We’re looking for amazing people who can dedicate regular weekly hours to this work, and can work flexibly on both big projects and smaller, less glamorous tasks. If you are reliable, pro-active, talented and play well with others, we need you!
Remote Work Opportunities for

High-Priority Roles!

See below for a listing of current high-priority roles. If you have another role in mind, please feel free to send an email to enlist@climatemobilization.org with interest and/or questions. 

Note: These are remote, online volunteer opportunities supporting The Climate Mobilization’s national work. To start or join a local Climate Emergency campaign in your area, please visit our Climate Emergency campaign page.

Description

Graphic designers will be “on call” to take on projects as needed, creating graphics for website, social media and organizational materials.

Responsibilities
  • Create engaging, effective graphics to help spread our message.

  • Help TCM ignite the public imagination for Climate Mobilization through compelling, visual story telling.
Qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Knowledge of software and processes required to create graphic content (ex. InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)

  • Available and flexible for 2 day turn-around on projects
    Open to feedback and creating multiple drafts

  • Familiar with making graphics for social media and websites

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out our volunteer application. You can get in touch with us with any questions at enlist@climatemobilization.org

Please send any sample work you may have.

Description

Time Commitment: 6-10 hours a week

In more than 90 cities around the U.S., people are pushing their local governments to respond to the Climate Emergency. Organizing Team Leaders support these organizers who’ve signed up to do one specific Climate Emergency organizing activity — like distributing lawn signs, holding a house party, or doing outreach for the next Climate Strike.

Responsibilities
  • Support with training design and materials development

  • Identify and conduct outreach to partner organizations

  • Identify new materials development needs

  • Provide input on overall program development and strategy as part of twice weekly team calls

  • Depending on skills and experience, volunteers in this role may provide coaching support to local organizers and partner organizations, and/or help facilitate monthly calls for local organizers

Qualifications
  • Past volunteer or professional experience participating in a community, labor, grassroots or climate organization or campaign
  • Excellent people skills
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How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you

Description
Time Commitment: Minimum 1.5 hours per week

Thousands of people in more than 90 cities around the U.S. and Canada are pushing their local governments to take action in response to the Climate Emergency. As a Climate Organizing Coach, you will work with Climate Mobilization Project to help people who are organizing in their cities access support, resources and training.

Coaches help individuals and groups identify the first steps for their campaign, learn organizing principles and practices, access trainings and materials, and identify and reach out to potential partner organizations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting local organizers in following the steps outlined in the Climate Emergency Campaign guide
  • Providing coaching support to local organizers and partner organizations
  • Responding promptly to questions from local organizers
  • Potentially, helping facilitate training calls for organizers 
  • Participating in a 45 minute long coaches meeting that takes place twice a month (this is included in the 1.5 hours a week minimum commitment)
Qualifications
    • Past experience (volunteer or paid) participating in a community, labor, grassroots or climate organization or campaign
    • Excellent people skills
How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Description

Time Commitment: Minimum 2 hours per week

In more than 100 cities around the U.S., people are pushing their local governments to respond to the Climate Emergency. Phone team members support these people in connecting with meaningful action steps they can take and accessing resources and training on community organizing. They accomplish this goal by doing email and phone outreach to individuals and groups who have recently signed up for orientation calls or downloaded the organizer toolkit.

As a volunteer phone team member, you’ll get the opportunity to meet Climate Emergency organizers around the U.S., build deep relationships with them, and connect them to a community of people who are making a difference.

Qualifications

Excellent people skills

How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Description

In more than 100 cities around the U.S., people are pushing their local governments to respond to the Climate Emergency. Team Leaders support individuals who’ve signed up to do one specific Climate Emergency organizing activity — like holding an online get together, planning an action to get members of Congress to recognize the emergency, or organizing a short training for people in their community. 

As a volunteer Team Leader, you’ll get the opportunity to meet Climate Emergency organizers around the U.S., build deep relationships with them, and connect them to a community of people who are making a difference.

Qualifications
  • Past volunteer or professional experience participating in a community, labor, grassroots or climate organization or campaign
  • Excellent people skills
How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Description

Time Commitment: 6 hours per week

The Video Development Volunteer will support the creation of videos that engage new individuals and organizations in the Climate Emergency campaign, provide compelling material for trainings, and make The Climate Emergency organizing model accessible to organizers who prefer to learn from videos.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Climate Emergency team to generate ideas for short (1-5 minute) video projects

  • Guide video production process from concept, to script / proposal, through production and project management

  • Create draft and final edits of videos using footage shot by you and/or others

Qualifications
  • Personal, volunteer or professional video editing, creation or production experience (This includes creating videos on a cell phone for fun)

  • Ideally, volunteers will have the ability to edit video using their personal computer or tablet

How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Description

Time Commitment: 5 hours a week
Up to 2 volunteers needed

The Climate Mobilization (TCM) is recruiting a skilled content creator with graphic design experience to translate our ongoing work into graphics, memes, and popular content that can be promoted on our social media channels.

  • Works with social media team and TCM staff to conceptualize and develop graphics, infographics, and popular content

  • Prioritize workload and work within budgetary and timing constraints

  • Translates data, policy, science, and TCM’s core work into graphics or infographics

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with graphic design for nonprofit social media

  • Experience with photo editing and graphic design programs (Photoshop, Visage.co, Canva, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, and the web

  • Experience working with brand and messaging guidelines to develop content

  • Team player, dependable, and able to meet deadlines

How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you. After filling out the application, please include your graphic design portfolio or examples of your work in an email to enlist@climatemobilization.org

Graphic Designer

DESCRIPTION

Graphic designers will be “on call” to take on projects as needed, creating graphics for website, social media and organizational materials.

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging, effective graphics to help spread our message, making our content more accessible and increasing our likes and clicks.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Knowledge of software and processes required to create graphic content (ex. InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)

  • Available and flexible for 1-2 day turn-around on projects
    Open to feedback and creating multiple drafts

  • Familiar with making graphics for social media and websites

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out our volunteer application. You can get in touch with us with any questions at enlist@climatemobilization.org

Please send any sample work you may have.

Digital Outreach Coordinator

DESCRIPTION

The Digital Outreach Coordinator will assist the Organizing director to maximize the impact of the Climate Emergency campaign through email and phone outreach, and organizing call assistance and follow up.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with correspondence and follow up with supporters and new organizers

  • Place phone calls to supporters to encourage and increase numbers of visits to elected representatives and other calls to action

  • Serve as call tech for video organizing calls

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Some comfort with technology

  • Comfort with phone call outreach to supporters

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out our volunteer application. You can get in touch with us with any questions at enlist@climatemobilization.org

 Climate Emergency Administrator

DESCRIPTION

The Climate Emergency Administrator will assist in managing correspondence, distributing information and educational materials, and assisting new organizers and affiliated groups in developing a Climate Mobilization chapter or coalition.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Climate Emergency team with administrative duties

  • Hold 1 on 1 relationship building meetings with prospective organizers

  • Onboard prospective organizers, ensuring they have a strong understanding of The Climate Mobilization’s story, strategy, structure and platform

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Motivated, energetic self-starter with an engaging personality

  • Preferred but not required: Past human services or nonprofit experience, and/or organizing experience in a volunteer-run grassroots organization or political campaign

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out our volunteer application. You can get in touch with us with any questions at enlist@climatemobilization.org

Organizing Materials Developer

DESCRIPTION

Time commitment: 3+ hours a week

Organizing Materials Development volunteers play a key role in The Climate Mobilization’s Climate Emergency campaign by creating training and campaign materials for local organizers and partner organizations to use.

Responsibilities:

  • Create drafts of activities, flyers, handouts, trainings and/or videos for local organizers to use

  • Revise and edit materials in accordance with feedback from staff, materials reviewers and local organizers who are piloting activities and materials

  • Provide input on overall program development as part of twice weekly team calls

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing skills

  • Ability to respond to and incorporate feedback

  • We prefer volunteers who have at least one of the following experiences:

    • Experience participating in community, labor, grassroots or climate organizations or campaigns

    • Formal or informal experience as an educator or youth worker working with children, young adults or adults

    • Experience facilitating, leading or designing trainings (on any subject matter)

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out our volunteer application. You can get in touch with us with any questions at enlist@climatemobilization.org

Book-Launch Publicist

The Climate Mobilization is looking for a volunteer to aid one of our founders, Margaret Klein Salamon, in the release of a new book. This will require about 10 hours a week of work that can be done remotely.

The ideal candidate is passionate about canceling the climate apocalypse, obsessed with how social change works, interested in a bird-eye view of the publishing process, a skilled writer and lightning-quick on email and other responses.

The responsibilities of this role will grow as the project expands but will likely include the following:

  • Help execute a detailed marketing and social media plan.

  • Grow an email newsletter list, create posts and maintain social media accounts.

  • Research and reach out to media contacts and influencers for book promotion.

  • Write Copy, help to plan webinars, produce and edit video.

  • Project management and event planning.

All is required is a willingness to learn.

If you’re interested, please read this short description of the book, and fill out our application form. Feel free to write us with any questions at enlist@climatemobilization.org.

 Tech Support

DESCRIPTION

The Climate Mobilization runs on technology. We need dedicated, knowledgeable, tech savvy volunteers to help keep our systems running properly to get our work done.

Responsibilities

  • Train new staff and volunteers to use necessary technology.

  • Respond to requests for tech solutions.

  • Assist with website maintenance and updating.

  • Learn the systems we rely on so you can assist staff with problems that arise.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Skilled and knowledgeable with remote office software and database work.

  • Clear communicator—able to train staff patiently on new systems.

  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.

  • Available to be “on call” for tech requests during some part of the week.

  • Commitment to TCM’s message of truth, urgency and inclusiveness.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Organizer

DESCRIPTION

Time Commitment: 6-10 hours a week

Organizers support The Climate Mobilization in ongoing development of the Climate Emergency campaign strategy, organizing model, trainings and materials, and identifying and collaborating with partner organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Support with training design and materials development

  • Identify and conduct outreach to partner organizations

  • Identify new materials development needs

  • Provide input on overall program development and strategy as part of twice weekly team calls

  • Depending on skills and experience, volunteers in this role may provide coaching support to local organizers and partner organizations, and/or help facilitate monthly calls for local organizers

Qualifications:

  • Past volunteer or professional experience participating in a community, labor, grassroots or climate organization or campaign

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Video Developer

DESCRIPTION

Time Commitment: 6 hours per week

The Video Development Volunteer will support the creation of videos that engage new individuals and organizations in the Climate Emergency campaign, provide compelling material for trainings, and make The Climate Emergency organizing model accessible to organizers who prefer to learn from videos.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Climate Emergency team to generate ideas for short (1-5 minute) video projects

  • Guide video production process from concept, to script / proposal, through production and project management

  • Create draft and final edits of videos using footage shot by you and/or others

Qualifications:

  • Personal, volunteer or professional video editing, creation or production experience (This includes creating videos on a cell phone for fun)

  • Ideally, volunteers will have the ability to edit video using their personal computer or tablet

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.

Social Media Curator

DESCRIPTION

Time Commitment: 5-10 hours a week
Up to 2 volunteers needed

  • Curate, write, and develop content for The Climate Mobilization’s social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)

  • Monitor related news, blogs, research, etc. and determine what to share on social media feeds

  • Draft social media posts and co-manage social media calendars

  • Follow-up with TCM staff about ongoing work we could highlight on social media

  • Manage requests for sharing partner materials

  • Comment and like relevant posts, respond to messages on social media platforms

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience writing, editing, and proofreading social media copy

  • Experience using multiple social media platforms in an administrator role

  • Experience curating social media content for a nonprofit or business; experience managing a social media content calendar

  • Team player

  • Experience in making graphics, social media analytics, and/or science communication is a definite plus!

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you..

Social Media Content Creator/Graphic Designer

DESCRIPTION

Time Commitment: 5 hours a week
Up to 2 volunteers needed

The Climate Mobilization (TCM) is recruiting a skilled content creator with graphic design experience to translate our ongoing work into graphics, memes, and popular content that can be promoted on our social media channels.

  • Works with social media team and TCM staff to conceptualize and develop graphics, infographics, and popular content

  • Prioritize workload and work within budgetary and timing constraints

  • Translates data, policy, science, and TCM’s core work into graphics or infographics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with graphic design for nonprofit social media

  • Experience with photo editing and graphic design programs (Photoshop, Visage.co, Canva, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, and the web

  • Experience working with brand and messaging guidelines to develop content

  • Team player, dependable, and able to meet deadlines

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you. After filling out the application, please include your graphic design portfolio or examples of your work in an email to enlist@climatemobilization.org

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