Part-Time Administrative Position 

Virginia LCV seeks a part-time administrator to help support the organization’s core operational functions.

About the Organization: The Virginia League of Conservation Voters is a statewide, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve Virginia’s natural resources for future generations. The Virginia League serves as the political voice of the state’s conservation community, working to make sure Virginia’s elected officials recognize that our natural heritage is an environmental and economic treasure for all.

Virginia LCV consists of a family of organizations; Virginia League of Conservation Voters, Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and Virginia League of Conservation Voters Political Action Committee. We work to secure policies that benefit Virginia’s environment, elect conservationists to office, hold them accountable for their actions, and build a conservation majority in state government. Visit www.valcv.org, www.valcvef.org, and www.valcvpac.org for more information.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the execution of the day-to-day financial operations of three separate organizational entities; a 501(c)(4), 501(c)(3) and a Political Action Committee
  • Deposit checks using Onsite Deposit
  • Update accounts payable with vendors and internally between entities, securing proper approval for payments
  • Provide financial management support through different mechanisms, such as monitoring bank accounts
  • Support development and fundraising efforts by tracking donations and sending acknowledgement letters

Bookkeeping Responsibilities:

  • Breakout personnel, operating, travel, and communications expenses by entity (c3, c4, PAC) and class
  • Assist with the recording of all financial transactions in QuickBooks, using proper Account and Class coding
  • Reconcile bank statements, accounts payable between entities, SBE COMET (PAC income and expenditures), and Databank revenue reports with QuickBooks

Reporting Responsibilities

  • PAC Reporting: Record all PAC income and expenditures with SBE, file large contribution reports as needed, and submit quarterly reports
  • Prepare and submit yearly reports with VDACS and SCC
  • Manage Non-Employee Compensation by maintaining independent contractor records, and preparing and mailing 1099’s, as well as submitting 1096 with IRS annually
  • Prepare books and documents for accountant related to IRS 990s

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and organize paper and electronic filing (Dropbox) systems for both financial and organizational records
  • Oversight of Gmail, Google Calendar, and Dropbox access for Director of Finance

Office/Misc Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones, greet visitors, and respond to/forward emails
  • Report maintenance issues to Director of Finance as needed
  • Order office supplies
  • Provide assistance to all staff in mailings, program activities, and event planning
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Virginia LCV
  • Must enjoy working in a small office as key member of a great, hard-working and fun team
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, and verbal/writing skills
  • Bookkeeping experience with QuickBooks
  • Experience with Windows Office Suite and Adobe
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems and complete assignments under short deadlines
  • Must be able to manage own time, set priorities and shift readily between various assignments

Salary and Benefits: Nonprofit salary commensurate with experience + benefits

To apply/contact: Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jobs@valcv.org

 

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Richmond Organizer

Start Date: Immediate upon hire
Reports to: Deputy Director
Positions reporting to this Position: None

Organization Overview
The Virginia League of Conservation Voters (Virginia LCV) works to turn conservation and environmental values into state and local priorities. Virginia LCV advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and strives to elect a majority of state legislators who will champion our priority issues.

Virginia LCV’s work to protect and advocate for conservation and the environment reflects the organization’s commitment to racial, social and environmental justice. We aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.

Position Summary
The Richmond Organizer will play a key role in our mission to protect Virginia’s environment and ensure elected officials at the state and federal level recognize the value of protecting clean air, clean water, and open space for all Virginians.

This position will be responsible for cultivating relationships with new grasstops advocates and strengthening our existing inroads with community and business leaders, local elected officials and impacted community members. This position will also be responsible for engaging Virginia LCV’s existing member base by connecting them with decision-makers, through both remote and in-person means.

Strategic event planning and execution is a key responsibility of this position, to include rallies, press conferences, town hall-style meetings and roundtables, and community engagement events.

The Richmond Organizer plays a key role in building and maintaining our relationships within the environmental coalition, ensuring our efforts align with coalition strategy, and are well coordinated and complimentary to those of our partners.

This position works closely with and reports to the Deputy Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison between our membership and decision-makers
  • Cultivates relationships with and engages grasstops advocates and members of impacted communities in our work
  • Organizes events to engage the public, elevate our issues and campaigns, attract press coverage, and connect grasstops advocates with elected officials at the federal and state level
  • Cultivates relationships with community leaders, and traditional and non-traditional allies
  • Works closely with partners within the environmental and larger progressive community, as well as Virginia LCV’s in-house grassroots mobilization team
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Virginia LCV
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Relevant organizing experience working on conservation/environmental issues or political campaigns, or other related professional work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to collaborate
  • Able to multi-task, and work across departments to achieve shared goals
  • Experience working with databases and in online engagement
  • Experience organizing events
  • Thrives in a fast-paced campaign environment

Job Details:

  • Full-time
  • Salary starts at $36,000 with benefits, commensurate with experience
  • Position Located in Richmond, Virginia

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jobs@valcv.org

Virginia LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Workplace

 

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Northern Virginia Organizer

Start Date: Immediate upon hire
Reports to: Deputy Director
Positions reporting to this Position: None

Organization Overview
The Virginia League of Conservation Voters (Virginia LCV) works to turn conservation and environmental values into state and local priorities. Virginia LCV advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and strives to elect a majority of state legislators who will champion our priority issues.

Virginia LCV’s work to protect and advocate for conservation and the environment reflects the organization’s commitment to racial, social and environmental justice. We aim to create a workplace culture and policies and practices that demonstrate how we value equity and inclusion.

Position Summary
The Northern Virginia Organizer will play a key role in our mission to protect Virginia’s environment and ensure elected officials at the state and federal level recognize the value of protecting clean air, clean water, and open space for all Virginians.

This position will be responsible for cultivating relationships with new grasstops advocates and strengthening our existing inroads with community and business leaders, local elected officials and impacted community members. This position will also be responsible for engaging Virginia LCV’s existing member base by connecting them with decision-makers, through both remote and in-person means.

Strategic event planning and execution is a key responsibility of this position, to include rallies, press conferences, town hall-style meetings and roundtables, and community engagement events.

The Northern Virginia organizer plays a key role in building and maintaining our relationships within the environmental coalition, ensuring our efforts align with coalition strategy, and are well coordinated and complimentary to those of our partners.

This position works closely with and reports to the Deputy Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison between our membership and decision-makers
  • Cultivates relationships with and engages grasstops advocates and members of impacted communities in our work
  • Organizes events to engage the public, elevate our issues and campaigns, attract press coverage, and connect grasstops advocates with elected officials at the federal and state level
  • Cultivates relationships with community leaders, and traditional and non-traditional allies
  • Works closely with partners within the environmental and larger progressive community, as well as Virginia LCV’s in-house grassroots mobilization team
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Virginia LCV
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Relevant organizing experience working on conservation/environmental issues or political campaigns, or other related professional work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to collaborate
  • Able to multi-task, and work across departments to achieve shared goals
  • Experience working with databases and in online engagement
  • Experience organizing events
  • Thrives in a fast-paced campaign environment

Job Details:

  • Full-time
  • Salary starts at $36,000 with benefits, commensurate with experience

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jobs@valcv.org

Virginia LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Workplace

         Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Internships

Virginia LCV is always looking for motivated interns interested in conservation work in our beautiful state. Please send a cover letter and resume to info@valcv.org.

Thank you for your interest in conservation.