Earthworks is hiring. We’re looking for the right folks to help us in our mission to protect communities and the environment from the destructive impacts of mineral development, in the U.S. and worldwide.
Currently open positions
Earthworks is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of mining and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions. We are headquartered in Washington, DC.
The Recycle My Cell Phone program is looking for an energetic intern to assist in outreach in and around Washington, DC. Each year the program collects thousands of cell phones from individuals and businesses across the country and recycles them at no cost. We also provide promotional materials and support to businesses interested in hosting drives.
About the position:
The Outreach and Administrative Intern would have two key responsibilities. First, to build partnerships with businesses and other organizations in the DC area and assist them in hosting cell phone collection drives. Outreach may also include social media outreach, collaborating with our recycler on best practices, creating website content and representing Earthworks on Earth Day. Second, to write web content with our communications team. We are constantly updating out website to provide the most relavent and current information about our issues.
We are looking for a self-motivated individual with proven leadership skills and a desire to grow our program. We are very flexible in terms of time spent in the office, but would expect an intern to devote 10-15 hours a week to Earthworks. This is the perfect internship for underclassman looking to learn more about the non-profit world, make connections and start building their resume.
-Current student or recent college graduate (all majors welcome)
-Ability to commit at least 10 hours per week (some time will be in the field/remote)
-Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills
-Commitment to the environment
-Advanced computer or language skills are a plus
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your weekly availability and desired start and end date. Earthworks requires a minimum commitment of 3 months.