In this position, you will work to identify, train, and support local leaders and climate advocates in communities around the state. You will work closely with WOC’s Energy and Climate Policy Director and communications staff to coordinate and strategize with citizens and community leaders to help bolster grassroots efforts for climate action and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You will work to empower advocates by providing tools and resources they need to expand local climate action within their communities and leverage grant funding from programs and agencies to achieve tangible success reducing greenhouse emissions.
Working to address climate change in Wyoming is tough, and you are up for that challenge. You’re a connector and an organizer who understands how to bring people together and are happy to facilitate a discussion. You have a demonstrated ability to build relationships with
people across the political spectrum and you seek to find common ground and practical solutions whenever possible. You understand the importance of meeting people where they are, geographically and socially.
Provide and share best practices, templates, resources, technical expertise, and
facilitation skills as necessary to help local groups organize and build an active presence within their communities.
● Build cohesion among the network of climate advocates in Wyoming communities by helping to lead shared initiatives, research, and events, such as future climate summits and green job/tech fairs.
Identify, recruit, cultivate, and train citizen advocates who are interested in organizing climate efforts in their communities.
● Ensure a diversity of voices, especially those that have been historically underrepresented, are brought into the conversation and are part of the organizing efforts.
About Wyoming Outdoor Council
The Wyoming Outdoor Council is Wyoming’s oldest independent conservation organization. Founded in 1967, we are a member-based advocacy group. We use scientific, legal, and policy expertise to advocate the protection of public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water. We provide support and resources to empower citizens to do the same. We bring people and groups together to find workable solutions to tough conservation problems.
The Wyoming Outdoor Council offers excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits; generous paid family leave and vacation policies; and the opportunity to participate in a retirement plan. Job title and scope of responsibilities may change depending upon experience. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.