Colorado PIRG Transportation Campaign Associate
Colorado PIRG is seeking a Campaign Associate to help lead our Transform Transportation campaign.
This summer, Colorado had some of the worst air pollution in the world. 每年, 汽车污染, 卡车 and other vehicles cuts short an estimated 58,000人的生命, and increases the risk of lung cancer, 中风和心脏病.
Cars are much safer than they used to be. But motor vehicle crashes each year still kill an estimated 40,000 Americans and seriously injure 4.500万年. 和, in a conclusion that should shock nobody, one study found the morning commute to be the least favorite part of the day for many Americans.
Transportation is also now America’s number one source of carbon pollution, with greenhouse emissions from cars, 卡车, buses and other vehicles surpassing every other source.
That’s why we’re launching Transform Transportation 在这里 in Colorado to reduce the need to drive by significantly increasing transit, 步行和骑自行车的选择, electrify buses and electrify cars — so the easiest, cheapest and most pleasant ways to travel are also the cleanest and healthiest.
Entry-level candidates are encouraged to apply; we provide 培训 on advocacy and organizing skills, as well as oversight and on-the-ground 培训 by an experienced advocate. Ideal candidates will have leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, 求知欲, and be ready for a challenge. We value organizing experience, including building campus or community groups.