Work With Us – National Radioactive Waste Coalition

Work With Us

The National Radioactive Waste Coalition (NRWC) is a coalition of about 40 groups, impacted by the presence of radioactive waste located throughout the United States. It is committed to stopping the production, reprocessing, and transporting of high-level radioactive waste across the country without a permanent solution for the storing of high-level nuclear waste.

Job Opportunity: National Radioactive Waste Coalition, Coordinator

Application: Please submit a resume with three references, a letter of interest and 3 samples of posting on media platforms, and samples of writing.

Send to: nrwcjobs@gmail.com

The National Radioactive Waste Coalition (NRWC) is a coalition of about 40 groups, impacted by the presence of radioactive waste located throughout the United States. It is committed to stopping the production, reprocessing, and transporting of high-level radioactive waste across the country without a permanent solution for the storing of high-level nuclear waste. The National Coordinating Committee (NCC) is made up of NRWC member group delegates and provides direction for the campaign. Access to high-speed, stable internet is required.

Our work is grounded in respect for all people. Together, we work to hold the nuclear industry and government agencies accountable for their decisions and actions. We advocate for the responsible handling of radioactive waste to keep us all as safe as possible. We work in accordance with the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing.

NRWC is an equal opportunity contractor and seeks to advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion both in our coalition and our mission-driven work.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate these qualifications and traits:

Job Duties and Functions
  1. Expand the Coalition through outreach and targeted recruitment of new member organizations through outreach to Indigenous groups and tribes, as well as all cultural groups located near decommissioning sites, anti-nuclear groups and the broader environmental movement related to (but not limited to) energy development, wildlife, and agriculture.
  2. The Coalition Coordinator will report directly to the NCC. The NCC will chose a Liaison to provide direction and communication to the coordinator.
  3. Write concise regular reports with updates to NRWC members on work completed, on the NRWC Plan and possible recommended actions, and conduct needed research/assessments as assigned.
  4. Develop and post information on NWRC campaigns to the most used social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and Twitter on a regular basis.
  5. Work with NRWC leadership to ensure communication within and smooth functioning of the Coalition by facilitating monthly meetings of the NRWC and the NCC. This includes setting the agendas, managing the list serve, and facilitating communication among NRWC committees and other NRWC working groups.
  6. Other duties as assigned and negotiated.
Required Qualifications
  1. Demonstrate good oral communication and listening skills along with the ability to motivate people.
  2. Demonstrated experience in grassroots organizing campaigns. Preference for organizing on nuclear and/or environmental issues.
  3. Demonstrate experience with digital and in-person organizing.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of environmental justice,
  5. A demonstrated ability to improvise and change course as needed with changing campaign conditions.
  6. Capacity to work independently, and self-start once given clear directives.
  7. Good writing and speaking skills (3 written samples requested).
  8. Comfortable reaching out to new people, who may not share the same social, cultural, language, gender identity, economic status, or regional identity.
  9. Must have computer and reliable internet access.
  10. Capacity for occasional NRWC financed travel.
Work Experience
  1. In-person and online organizing
  2. Familiarity with non-profit organizations and environmental groups
Educational Requirements
  1. Flexible
Knowledge/Training
  1. Knowledge of and demonstrated operational ability to use Internet and social media platforms.
Compensation and Schedule:
Duties estimated to require approximately 24 hours a week at $25 an hour, $600/ week. The contract is for one year and includes a six (6) month trial period. Some evening/weekend hours may be required.

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