Futurewise is seeking Outreach Interns to work closely with our staff on water and other environmental issues. We are especially looking for candidates who enjoy working with people. Work will include engaging with diverse communities within King County (bilingual a big plus), based out of Seattle. Outreach Interns will perform preparation and follow-up activities for outreach events, such as developing outreach materials (including interactive and education activities and displays), collating data, analysis and writing reports, as well as participating in outreach events. Topic areas of work include water quality, toxics, wildlife, land use, and more. Candidates will learn on-the-ground outreach skills and get connected to communities where exciting work is being done in social equity and sustainability. A commitment of 8-10 hours/week is preferred. This position is unpaid. Timeframe is spring and summer 2015 with possibility of continuing in fall 2015. Some (limited) weekend and evening hours may be required, with advance notice. Email Heather Trim, Science and Policy Director for more information
We are searching for volunteers who are interested in volunteering in the office during the weekday. Tasks generally include data entry, mailings, and other light office work. Opportunities for phoning members about important issues are also available. Email us for more information.
If you would like to take part in our fundraising efforts and see what goes on behind the scenes, sign up for the Feast with Friends which will take place in September. Chefs, farmers and winemakers come together to protect our agricultural heritage. Help us organize and put on a successful food and wine taster. Also seeking skilled grantwriters. Email Andrea Johnson, Development Director for more information
We're building a team of attorneys who are willing to take on land use legal cases on a pro bono basis. Email Tim Trohimovich, Legal Director for more information.