Our Children’s Trust

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Leading the game-changing, youth-driven, global climate recovery campaign to secure the legal right to a stable climate and healthy atmosphere.

On Legal Changemakers, we update this page periodically, just basically cutting and pasting from their site,  hoping to get some more eyes on their work.  Please check their current listings.

Our Children’s Trust has an ongoing need for legal interns, graduate and undergraduate interns, administrative and climate science interns. These are all usually volunteer or academic credit internships. If you are interested in working with us and don’t see a relevant position below, please send a resume and letter of interest to info@ourchildrenstrust.org. Thanks for your interest!

Legal Extern – Spring & Summer 2017  Click Link for more information.

Diversity Clerkships – Summer 2017 Click Link for more information.

ADDITIONAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Staff Climate Attorney or Paralegal Document Review Manager, Eugene, OR:  Seeking Lawyer, Law Graduate or Paralegal to manage expansive document review in landmark federal climate lawsuit brought by 21 youth and Dr. James Hansen.  Case proceeding to trial in 2017.  Required skills:  Ability to manage large volume of documents, highly organized, detail oriented, and team oriented but independent and self-motivated.  Position available now for a one-year term, with possibilities for permanent employment; full health benefits included. We seek to grow a diverse staff that represents the diversity of our youth and the diversity of the climate justice movement and encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ, and people of different faiths and national origin to apply. Send resume detailing relevance of experience and letter detailing passion and salary requirements to:  Nate Bellinger, Esq., Our Children’s Trust, nate@ourchildrenstrust.org.  No calls please.

Senior Staff Climate Attorney, Location Negotiable:  Seeking experienced environmental and/or constitutional litigator, with 7+ years experience, to lead case management and to support junior staff attorneys on youth-led, constitutional and public trust climate legal actions in the U.S. and abroad.  Support local counsel, clients and staff attorneys on multiple actions, including federal, state and global domestic.  Position available now; full health benefits included.   We seek to grow a diverse staff that represents the diversity of our youth and the diversity of the climate justice movement and encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ, and people of different faiths and national origin to apply. Send resume detailing relevance of experience and letter detailing passion and salary requirements to:  Lou Helmuth, Esq., Our Children’s Trust, lou@ourchildrenstrust.org.  No calls please.

National Climate Campaign Field Organizer, Eugene, OR:  Seeking experienced community organizer to mobilize support for youth-led, constitutional and public trust legal actions in Oregon and other states.  Required skills:  exceptional written and oral communication skills, collaboration, organizational, networking and motivational skills, volunteer management.  Must be self-motivated with excellent judgment.  Position available now; full health benefits included. We seek to grow a diverse staff that represents the diversity of our youth and the diversity of the climate justice movement and encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ, and people of different faiths and national origin to apply. Send resume detailing relevance of experience and letter detailing passion and salary requirements to:  Lou Helmuth, Esq., Our Children’s Trust, lou@ourchildrenstrust.org.  No calls please.

Staff Climate Attorney Eugene, OR:  Seeking passionate environmental lawyer with 3-5 years experience to support local counsel on youth-led, constitutional and public trust climate legal actions primarily in the U.S., but also abroad.  Support counsel and clients on multiple actions.  Position available now; full health benefits included.We seek to grow a diverse staff that represents the diversity of our youth and the diversity of the climate justice movement and encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ, and people of different faiths and national origin to apply. Send resume detailing relevance of experience and letter detailing passion and salary requirements to:  Nate Bellinger, Esq., Our Children’s Trust, nate@ourchildrenstrust.org.  No calls please.

Social Media Manager, SF Bay Area:  Seeking experienced social media manager to execute and build social media campaign for youth-led, constitutional and public trust climate legal campaign in the U.S. and abroad.  Serve as social media voice for non-profit organization supporting campaign, and engage growing supporter base on multiple platforms.  Required Skills:  Experience managing organizational social media strategy, passion for climate justice.  Position available now; full health benefits included. We seek to grow a diverse staff that represents the diversity of our youth and the diversity of the climate justice movement and encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ, and people of different faiths and national origin to apply. Send resume detailing relevance of experience and letter detailing passion and salary requirements to:  Meg Ward, Our Children’s Trust, meg@ourchildrenstrust.org.  No calls please.

Other Ways to Help

Our Children’s Trust leads a game-changing legal campaign seeking systemic, science-based emissions reductions and climate recovery policy at all levels of government. We give young people, those with most at stake in the climate crisis, a voice to favorably impact their futures.

Other things YOU can do to support our work and the young people standing up for their rights to a livable future.

  1. Donate to support our continued efforts!
  2. Sign this petition in support of the youth and share it with 5 of your friends.
  3. Like our Facebook page, and share our status updates on your wall when you can.
  4. Follow us on Twitter.
  5. Follow us on Instagram. Give us hearts.
  6. Follow us on LinkedIn.
  7. Take action in your own state and volunteer to be the point person there! We are continuously working with individuals from across the U.S. to bring new legal actions. Please contact us to learn more about how you can file legal action on climate change in your own state.
  8. Join or start up a YouCAN chapter in your own community to advocate for local climate recovery ordinance in your own city.  Click for Manual.
  9. Host a discussion group in your home, screening one or more of our films. For groups 8 or more adults, we may be able to participate by Skype to facilitate conversation and provide information. Check out ourscreening guide and our screening guide for faith groups. Pleasecontact us for more information.
  10. Contact us to discuss other ways you’d like to get involved.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/jobs-internships/ →