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[greenyes] Job Posting: Organizer


Here's an exiting job for a strong organizer...

JOB NOTICE



PVC CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR



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The Center for Health, Environment & Justiceâs BE SAFE precautionary
initiative is seeking a full-time Campaign Coordinator to launch a marketplace-driven
campaign that shifts companies away from the manufacture and use of PVC
(polyvinyl chloride) plastic, educates consumers and helps state and grassroots
groups to address PVC hazards. The goals of the PVC campaign are to: (1) educate
the public about the environmental health threats posed by PVC and the need to
phase out the use of PVC; (2) channel consumer pressure to encourage
strategically selected corporations to phase out their use of PVC; and (3) support the
passage of state and local policies to phase out PVC and halt hazardous
disposal practices.

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Qualifications: Previous experience as a campaign organizer preferred.
Excellent communication, writing and research skills. Experience in effective
organizing and advocacy. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Dedicated to building a stronger environmental health movement and promoting
precautionary action.

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Salary: Salary commensurate with experience. Good benefit package, including
health insurance.

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To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Sharon Franklin, CHEJ,
sfranklin@no.address or mail to Sharon Franklin, CHEJ, P.O. Box 6806, Falls Church, VA
22040-6806. If possible, also send writing sample.

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Position is Located at: Falls Church, VA (In Washington DC metropolitan
area).

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CHEJ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly
encouraged to apply.

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Position is open until filled.

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The Center for Health, Environment and Justice empowers groups to protect
their air, water, food and soil from contamination through community organizing
and coalition-building. CHEJ works with a network of 8,000 community-based
groups and coordinates nationwide collaborative campaigns around persistent toxic
chemicals, childrenâs environmental health issues, and precautionary action,
in order to focus the collective power of the grassroots movement for
environmental health on corporate and government decision makers. CHEJâs BE SAFE
campaign promotes precautionary action to address environmental health hazards and
is launching a PVC Campaign


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