[COMM-ORG] job: part-time field organizer base in Raliegh North Carolina or Atlanta Georgia, with salary info

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From: Susan Berryman-Rodriguez <sbrodriguez at lungga.org>

Project description: Mothers & Others for Clean Air is expanding into a 
regional coalition of health-focused advocates that promote policy 
driven improvements in air quality. This project seeks to form 
partnerships, grow support and achieve concrete steps toward improved 
air quality in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. 
Goals include:

• Establish support among academia, medicine, education and children’s 
interest groups.

• Increase air quality awareness information aimed at targeted 
supporters in addition to the general public.

• Promote M&O Public Policy Agenda as a guide for air action.

• Demonstrate public support for science-based federal air quality 
standards.

• Push for policies to reduce emissions from stationary and mobile sources.

• Urge policies for energy efficiency and energy alternatives in both 
the public and private sector.

• Implement a three-year funding plan.

• Establish a structure that includes partners, supporters, volunteers 
and advocates.



The Field Organizer will have direct responsibility for:

• Member Recruitment and Development: Oversee recruitment of new partner 
groups and individuals from medical/public health, academia, education, 
and child advocacy groups in Georgia and North Carolina. Coordinate 
on-line systems, materials and tools to identify, recruit, engage and 
develop partners, volunteers and leaders in the medical/public health 
and child advocacy fields, attend conferences and network with potential 
partner organizations. Support M&O Project Director in member advocacy 
trainings and presentations.



• Campaign Direction/Supervision: Develop and support campaign 
activities for M&O Partners and volunteers. Coordinate one 
member/grassroots event in Georgia and North Carolina.



• Communications: Develop social media outreach including action alerts, 
website, Facebook and twitter content.



• Fundraising/Financial Management: Plan and coordinate on-line/social 
networking technology to increase donations, etc. Assist Project 
Director with annual fundraising plan and activities.



Qualifications:

• Four-year college degree in communication, health, environment or 
related fields.

• At least five years’ experience in grassroots volunteer mobilization 
or online or field organizing, and web-based constituent relationship 
management system.

• At least two years organizing experience with an environmental or 
public health organization.

• Ability to work independently. Good planning skills, time management, 
ability to prioritize work and account for results.

• Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse populations.

• Strong organizational and communication (both written and oral) skills.

• Experience with fundraising and nonprofit work.

• Proficiency with databases, MS Office; social media platforms, and 
willingness to learn other software programs.

• Willingness to travel out of state as needed.

• Must be a non-smoker



Position Details:

Pay: $2,000 a month for part-time work until October 31, 2014.

Travel Required: As needed. Travel reimbursed.

Experience Required: 5 plus years

Preferred Major: Environmental, health or science-related helpful but 
not necessary

Degree Required: Bachelors

Reports To: M&O Project Director

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Susan Berryman-Rodriguez, 
sbrodriguez at lunnga.org.



Mothers & Others for Clean Air, a project of the American Lung 
Association in Georgia, is a partnership of leading public health, 
environmental and child advocacy organizations dedicated to improving 
air quality by educating the public about the negative health impacts of 
air pollution and engaging people in both individual change and public 
policy advocacy.



All the best,

Susan



Susan Berryman Rodriguez | Project Director



Mothers and Others for Clean Air: American Lung Association in Georgia

2452 Spring Rd | Smyrna, GA 30080

O: 770-544-0508 | C: 404-858.3964 | F: 770-319-0349

| www.mocleanair.org | mailto:sbrodriguez at lungga.org


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