Environmental Fellow

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The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations
Published
March 11, 2019
Location
Washington, DC
Category
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
2-5 Years
Education (minimum)
Master's
Travel Required?
None
Base Salary
Not specified

Description

The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations is seeking applications for a full or part-time fellow to assist with our environmental policy portfolio.
Ideal applicants may have a range of professional experience with environmental policy, public health and the environment, conservation, regulations/administrative actions, or as a paralegal, clerk or summer associate. They may be in or have recently completed graduate school in a relevant field or have 5-10+ years of experience but are looking to gain experience in faith-based advocacy.
The fellow would preferably be available at least three-days per week, though the exact distribution of days, hours, and work location could be flexible dependent on course schedules, office needs, family obligations and/or prior professional experience.
The position will be for 6-months with the potential for added time during the summer and/or an extension through the rest of 2019. The position will have a stipend without benefits.
Among the position’s potential responsibilities:
  • Track and draft responses to regulatory proposals
  • Develop alerts to grassroots network on issues related to the environment, including regulatory proposals and legislation
  • Support full-time staff in meetings with Executive and Legislative Branch officials to advocate on environmental policy
  • Advise internal stakeholders on related communications including talking points or drafting letters to the editor or op-eds
The position will focus primarily on environmental and care of creation issues, additional issue areas may intersect with this portfolio including:
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration/migration
  • Gun reform
  • Tax policy
  • Consumer finance/lending
  • Criminal justice reform
The selected applicant must be willing to publicly advocate for the policy positions of the Episcopal Church as determined by the General Convention. While no religious adherence or affiliation is required, successful applicants will need to be willing to speak and/or write on behalf of the Church and its faith-based positions.
To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, and two relevant writing samples.

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