Position Title: Washington, DC Representatives (2 positions)
Position Status: Full-time, exempt
Location: Washington, DC; remote location considered for the right candidate - within WORC’s region (CO, ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, WY) preferred
Position Reports to: Program Director
The Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC) is seeking to hire two Washington, DC Representatives to join our team. WORC’s Washington, DC Representatives play a leading role in our federal policy work to hold coal, oil and gas companies accountable; create a just transition for fossil-fuel dependent communities; accelerate community-scale renewable energy; and win an agriculture and food system that is fair and just for family farmers, ranchers, workers and eaters.
In addition to these issues, one of the DC Representatives will work with the Native-led organizations in WORC’s network to build a new area of work around Indigenous community priorities that may include energy democracy; MMIW; food sovereignty; health care; voting rights; tribal sovereignty, law and policies; and other issues.
WORC is a regional network of eight grassroots community organizations in seven Western states. WORC is nationally respected for its 42 years of winning campaigns on natural resource, food and farm issues through community organizing, training, leadership development and voter engagement.
WORC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to staff diversity and cultivating and preserving a work environment that is built on the premise of equity. We welcome qualified people of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. For more information about WORC, and to view our Equity Statement, visit our website at www.worc.org.
The Washington, DC Representatives play a key role in the development and implementation of policy campaigns on WORC’s federal priorities. Specific responsibilities include:
PRIORITY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SALARY, BENEFITS AND STARTING DATE
Salary range begins at $60,000, depending on experience and qualifications, with generous benefits including health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, flex time, ongoing professional development, sabbatical, and retirement plan with employer contribution.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, send a cover letter (tell us where you heard about the position and what excites you about the job), resume, writing sample and three references to Sara Kendall at email@example.com with “DC Representative” in the subject line. We will review applications on a rolling basis. The positions will remain open until filled. Applications received by June 7 will be given priority.