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July 29, 2022Internship Opportunity! Communications & Member Engagement

Communications and Member Engagement Intern
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The nonprofit environmental health network, Coming Clean, is seeking to hire a Fall 2022 Communications and Member Engagement Intern to join our team.  

Coming Clean is a national environmental health network of 150+ member organizations and experts, working in strategic partnership with the Environmental Justice Health Alliance. Our mission is to reform the chemical industry so it is no longer a source of harm, and secure systemic changes that leave no community behind and allow a safe chemical and clean energy economy to flourish.  Coming Clean is dedicated to principled collaboration grounded in the leadership, vision, and voices of environmental justice grassroots groups and communities.

Coming Clean is committed to dismantling racism, sexism, ableism and other oppressions within our organization and society as a whole. We strongly encourage applicants from communities disproportionately affected by environmental and social injustices including black people, indigenous peoples, people of color, younger people, people from working class backgrounds, LGBTQ+ people, women, and people of all abilities to apply. Equal employment opportunity is available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Coming Clean’s Internship program seeks to create an opportunity for the next generation of organizers and nonprofit professionals to enter into environmental health and justice work, rooted in our theory of change: principled, equitable collaboration grounded in the grassroots and affected communities. Anyone who meets the qualifications is welcome to apply and need not necessarily be seeking college credit to be considered.

This is a 10-15 hour per week, 16 week program starting September 6 through December 23, 2022. 

Position Summary Description:

Coming Clean is seeking a Fall 2022 Communications and Member Engagement Intern to assist with strategic external communications, develop internal communications materials in collaboration with members of the Coming Clean network, and assist with compiling a visual database of Coming Clean member activities.

The Communications and Member Engagement Intern will report to, and take direction from, both the Manager of Communications and Media and the Network Organizer.

Primary Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform weekly media monitoring of Coming Clean campaigns and compile 2022 media reports for EJHA affiliates.
  • Assist with drafting press releases and developing press lists, with guidance from Coming Clean’s Manager of Media and Communications. 
  • Design original visual materials for social media posts, reports and the Coming Clean website. 
  • Develop and complete at least one original blog, based on existing Coming Clean reports and member campaigns.
  • Develop a series of member spotlight emails and social media materials, highlighting members’ shared goals and opportunities for collaboration. 
  • Compile data for data visualizations about Coming Clean member actions, campaigns and goals, with guidance from the Network Organizer. 

Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education or experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior writing experience
  • Comfort with Microsoft Office and Google Suite, Zoom, and Slack
  • Ability to work remotely, independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in, knowledge of, and passion for relevant issues including environmental health, chemical pollution, economic and Environmental Justice, clean energy and preventing climate change preferred

See the full position description here.

Preferred Location:  

This is a remote position within the United States. Candidates should be located in states where Coming Clean already has staff offices: Washington, California, Texas, Missouri, Louisiana, Maine, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, or West Virginia.

Salary Range & Benefits:

The Communications & Member Engagement Intern is a temporary, flexible part-time position for 10-15 hours per week within regular business hours, the exact schedule will be determined with the selected candidate. This is a paid position at $15 per hour.

Application Process and Timeline:  

The application deadline for consideration is August 24, 2022.

Please submit the following materials by email to  

  • Cover letter, telling us who you are and why you are interested in and qualified for this position
  • Resume or CV (include relevant volunteer experience as well as paid work)

Please note that incomplete applications missing required materials will not be considered. 

Please send your materials only to; please do not send your application materials directly to any staff member.