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WE ACT for Environmental Justice is a 501(c)(3) Northern Manhattan community-based membership organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.

WE ACT’s staff is made up of a dynamic team of activists, lawyers, community organizers, public health experts, and local residents of Harlem. We are committed to the mission of achieving environmental and climate justice both in New York City and nationwide.

Current Openings for the NEW YORK CITY office
We are accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Chief of Staff
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF). 
  • Director of Environmental Health
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF). 
  • Bilingual Community Organizer
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).

 

Current Openings for the WASHINGTON, DC office
We are accepting applications for the following positions:

  • National Advocacy Manager
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF). 
  • Environmental Justice Researcher
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF). 
  • Federal Environmental & Energy Affairs Specialist (Attorney)
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF). 
  • Government Affairs Manager
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF). 

To apply for any of these positions, email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples (if required) to evelyn@weact.org. No phone calls or recruiters please.

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