Job Title: Chapter Organizer
Chapter: Oregon Chapter
Reports To: Chapter Director
Context: Builds public support to accomplish various campaign and program goals. Increases the number of volunteer supporters and leaders for issues related to climate change, water, public lands, fossil fuel resistance, clean energy, and equity. Recruits and trains volunteer leaders, and develops relationships with community leaders, other organizations and officials that can influence change on these issues.
Scope: The Organizer is responsible for recruiting, engaging, and motivating large numbers of new people to take repeated action which will further Sierra Club’s targeted campaign and program goals. Identifies and develops volunteers to take on the role of team and organizational leaders to build grassroots power. Identifies and builds alliances with other organizations which can influence decision-makers. Regularly works outside of the office and without direct supervision to communicate with officials, the media, partner organizations, and the public. Travels to relevant communities and locations to implement campaign plans.
b. Develops and implements a variety of engagement strategies including on-line and face-to-face to develop networks to support Sierra Club goals.
c. Maintains and develops new partnerships with affinity groups who share many common goals and values.
Heavier seasonal workloads may occur as a result of project deadlines, staff absences and vacancies, and during peak activity periods. Frequent weekend and/or evening work required.
Knowledge & Skills:
The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.
This is a category 6 exempt position.
Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Sierra Club employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas.
The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
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