Rainforest Action Network (RAN) was founded with the belief that a sustainable and just world can and must be created in our lifetime, and that it will take individuals and communities standing together to confront corporate power to get us there. RAN uses nonviolent direct action, grassroots organizing, education, and strategic communications to challenge corporations to stop destructive operations, respect human rights, and adopt comprehensive policies to reduce their contributions to climate change. the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels, coal and oil, and the leading banks that make their expansion possible, to address the root causes of climate change.
RAN’s Climate and Energy Program fights alongside people directly impacted by dirty energy, challenging corporate practices that place profits above people and the planet. In the 21st century, we should not be using deadly and outdated technology to power our communities. We are currently tackling the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels, coal and oil, and the leading banks that make their expansion possible, to address the root causes of climate change.
But the path forward is not only about stopping the worst impacts of climate change. It is also about envisioning and planning for the future that we want to live in. The fossil fuel industry and their political allies are pushing us towards climate catastrophe. RAN believes that people acting together can change this, as we have seen time and again throughout history. That is why RAN
has developed a new project to seek out and amplify new ideas from communities across the country. Collectively we intend to Change the Course of how we think about, and respond to, climate change in the coming decades.
RAN is looking for a motivated, passionate and hard-working Network Organizer to support the Climate and Energy Program. In this position you will use your high level of professionalism, strong organizational skills and smart strategic coordination to accelerate a global transition to truly clean energy production.
This position is a 32 hour per week position that reports directly to the Senior Campaigner in the Climate and Energy Program.
Support campaign strategies that support a just energy transition;
Maintain an active network with established activist groups, potential and established allied
groups, frontline and Indigenous communities and move collaborative work forward;
Development and training of new volunteer leaders and groups;