Online Organizing Training for Non Profits

The New Organizing Institute is holding their Online Organizing and Technology Training for Non Profits in Washington, DC from March 7th to 9th. If you are interested in registering, do it soon because spots are filling up quickly!

Here's a little more information on the training from NOI:

Learn from expert practitioners, pioneers, and
colleagues in the fields of online organizing,
membership-building and fundraising. This is the
New Organizing Institute's first training held
specifically for non-profit organizations. It is
designed for leaders and staff in the departments
of communications, membership, fundraising,
advocacy, Internet and IT.

Discover how to better leverage both emerging
("Web 2.0") and tried-and-true (email) technology
to multiply your impact. We'll also explore ways
to resolve issues that arise as different
departments develop competing needs surrounding
the Internet as an organizational resource.

February 13, 2007 in Training | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Green Corps 2007-2008 Environmental Leadership Program

Apply for the Green Corps 2007-2008 Environmental Leadership Program. Full details are below:

Early Application Deadline Friday, January 19, 2007. Regional application deadlines available at

Green Corps: Our full-time, paid Environmental Leadership Training Program gives you a year of in-depth training and experience with leading environmental groups like the Sierra Club, League of Conservation Voters, and Greenpeace.

Organization. Green Corps is the non-profit Field School for Environmental Organizing, founded by leading environmentalists in 1992 to identify and train environmental leaders. Our year-long program includes intensive classroom training, hands-on experience running urgent environmental and public health campaigns, and placement in permanent leadership positions with leading environmental and social change groups.

Training. Our intensive classroom training features workshops such as Global Warming Strategy, Corporate Accountability Campaigns, Community Organizing Against Toxic Threats and Effective Media: Messaging and Framing. Workshops are lead by the nation's top environmental and social change leaders, such as Adam Ruben, Political Director of, Bob Bingaman, National Field Director of Sierra Club, and Ross Gelbspan, climate change expert and author of The Heat is On and Boiling Point. Our field training puts you on the front lines of today's most urgent environmental campaigns.

Locations & Dates: Our campaigns take place nationwide. The program begins in August 2007, with the Introductory Classroom Training in Boston, and concludes with graduation in August 2008.

Responsibilities. Plan and implement a series of critical environmental campaigns with groups like Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club and Greenpeace. You will secure media coverage, recruit and manage volunteers/interns, train new leaders, and mobilize grassroots pressure.

Career Development. Our graduates are in high demand and quickly find jobs working on issues they care about. Upon completion of the training program, Green Corps will connect you to organizations that are seeking full-time professional staff. Green Corps' graduates hold leadership positions with, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Global Exchange, Rainforest Action Network, Natural Resources Defense Council, Friends of the Earth, ForestEthics, and many other environmental and progressive groups.

Qualifications. We will invite 25 recent college graduates to join Green Corps in 2007-2008. We are looking for people who are serious about saving the planet, have demonstrated leadership experience, and want to work for change over the long haul.

Salary & Benefits. Salary of $23,750. Optional group health care coverage, paid sick days and holidays, two weeks paid vacation, and a student loan repayment program for qualifying staff.

Application Process. To apply for Green Corps' 2007-2008 Environmental Leadership Training Program, fill out our online application. Regional deadlines, campus interview dates, and online application are at

Contact. Jesse Littlewood, Recruitment Director, at [email protected], or 617-426-8506.

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