At Toxics Action Center, we believe that everyone has the right to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and live in a healthy community. Our mission is to work side by side with New England residents to build strong groups to prevent and clean up toxics, while developing long-term leaders for the environmental movement. Since 1987, Toxics Action Center has assisted more than 700 community groups working to prevent and clean up toxic pollution in their communities. Toxics Action Center provides organizing and strategic assistance to community groups working to clean up toxic waste sites, pressure companies to reduce the use of toxic chemicals. We also work proactively to promote clean, renewable energy and zero waste. Through our unique grassroots trainings; our network of hundreds of neighborhood activists and environmental experts; and our organizing conferences that annually attract more than 500 attendees throughout New England, Toxics Action Center works side-by-side with residents to protect our families and the environment from toxic chemicals and promote citizen leadership and empowerment.

Event Planning Internship
Toxic Action Center’s annual conference brings together residents and environmental organizations from across the state.  Help set up and manage Massachusetts’ only toxics conference and gain experience planning events, attracting media attention, coordinating logistics, and recruiting activists to attend.

Responsibilities
•    Secure food donations to cover food for conference
•    Assist with managing conference logistics
•    Recruit activists to attend conference
•    Help with outreach to publicize event
•    Hold regular office hours and planning meetings with staff

Skills Required
•    Commitment to environmental issues and social change
•    Strong communication and writings skills
•    Desire to develop event planning and outreach skills
•    Social media aptitude
•    Must learn quickly and work efficiently

To Apply
Please  e-mail resume and cover letter to Katelyn Parady at katelyn@toxicsaction.org

Toxics Action Center is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the base of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status.