Start Date: Immediate upon hire
Reports to: Government Relations Manager
Positions reporting to this Position: None
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.
Virginia LCV seeks to hire a Policy Assistant to work at the 2020 General Assembly (January-March) to help the organization drive sound public policy that protects our environment, empowers and safeguards environmental justice communities, and bolsters our democracy.
The successful Policy Assistant has a background in politics, government, environmental issues, and/or public policy, is passionate about the environment, and has a strong understanding of how the legislative process works. The ideal candidate is also a detail-focused self-starter who understands politics and can balance multiple assignments and deadlines, and thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
This position works closely in partnership with our legislative team and reports to the Government Relations Manager.
Virginia LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Workplace
Virginia LCV is always looking for motivated interns interested in conservation work in our beautiful state. Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in conservation.