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Policy and Legislative Affairs Fellowship

Organization: Global Green USA, Policy and Legislative Affairs Department

Application Deadline: n/a

Amount and Duration: minimum of 6 months, 25 hrs a week or up to full time, small stipend available

Overview

Global Green USA’s Policy and Legislative Affairs Department seeks a Fellow for a minimum of six months to assist with Global Green’s various policy and advocacy initiatives on green buildings, renewable energy and climate change. This is an ongoing position.

Funding Opportunity Description

Eligibility: Graduate program level and/or senior year undergraduate Political Science, Public Policy/Government, Environmental Policy majors encouraged to apply. Academic credit possible.

Requirements:  Positive attitude and demonstrated maturity in a professional setting; Ability to communicate effectively and public speaking skills are important; Strong writing skills also important; Applicant should have knowledge of or interest in climate change, green building, renewable energy policy issues; Ability to work independently a must; automobile required. This position is based out of our Santa Monica office and cannot be done remotely.

Responsibilities: Duties include research on policy issues, assisting in outreach and public awareness efforts, attending meetings on relevant topics and general office administrative tasks.  The P&LA Fellowship position carries with it some of the same responsibilities as paid staff and is an incredible opportunity to contribute directly to the work of Global Green and hone skills.

About GGUSA: Founded in 1993 by activist and philanthropist Diane Meyer Simon, Global Green is the American Arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global Green USA is the only national environmental non-profit headquartered in Southern California with offices in New Orleans, Washington DC, and New York, and is one of 31 national GCI affiliates throughout the world. www.globalgreen.org

Mission: To foster a value shift towards a more sustainable and secure future.  Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States our work is primarily focused on stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities.

Values: Professionalism; Respect, Trust And Teamwork; Transparency, Openness and Communication; Nimble yet focused Risk Taking Entrepreneurialism; Optimism; Balance and Fun

Compensation: Modest stipend available for qualified applicants.

Time Commitment: 25 hours/week minimum. Prefer full-time.

To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter describing their interest in this position via email to policyinternship@globalgreen.org or fax: 310-581-2702. Please put “P&LA Fellow” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Website URL:

http://www.globalgreen.org/jobs/107

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