Policy and Advocacy Intern

Clean Water Action - Providence, RI 02903 (Downtown area)
$13 - $16 an hour

Looking for the right Christmas present can be hard, finding a spring internship doesn't have to be!

Join our team of motivated activists as we gear up for the upcoming election and work to better our community.

Rhode Island residents are NOT allowed to vote on the laws being passed. So, instead of hoping our representatives will vote in favor of bills that benefit the community, we are stepping in and doing something about it! We as an environmental non-profit organization lobby and canvass for public health and environmental injustices.

For the upcoming election of 2020 we will be doing some campaign work for progressive candidates. We also are working on different campaigns like plastic pollution and toxic chemicals in food packaging!

Our Schedule: M-Fr 2 PM- 9 PM


-Positive attitude (required)
-Experience in canvassing or other environmental projects (preferred but not mandatory)
-Willing to be standing/walking for more than 4 hours a day.
-Can commit to schedule listed above.

-Educating the community on important campaigns and issues.
-Collecting signatures and letters

-$13-$16 AN HOUR + BONUS
-401 K
-Dental/Health Coverage
-Paid Time off and Sick Pay
-Flexible Schedules
-Room for Growth and Travel

Clean Water Action is committed to reflecting the communities we work in. People of color, LGBTIQ folks, and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Clean Water action is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Internship

Salary: $13.00 to $16.00 /hour

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Application Question:

  • Can you commit to working 3 days a week?

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
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