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Sierra Club Reviews

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Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune
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16 Ratings

    Excellent Place to Save the World

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sierra Club


    The Sierra Club as a strong culture that emphasizes care for its employees as much as care for the environment. Staff are unionized with solid benefit system. And most managers believe employees should have flexibility to choose the best method for achieving their goals.


    Because many of the staff are community organizers, staff often aren't in the same office as their manager and may only meet in person with their manager a couple times a year. This can mean that career development opportunities are sometimes lacking and individuals who aren't self-starters won't do well.

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Sierra Club Interviews

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    Associate Organizer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Sierra Club in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    I applied but was not interviewed for a few months. First I had a phone interview with 3 or 4 people, then they flew me out to the city where I'd be based for an in-person interview. The dress was very casual - I was glad I didn't wear a full suit! About a week later, they made an offer.

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    I was able to get an additional thousand dollars on my salary and a later start date.
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Sierra Club Awards & Accolades

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2013 Women to Watch, Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2013

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Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1892
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Business Services
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Sierra Club has grown to become America's largest grassroots environmental advocacy organization--and also one of it's most effective. At it's core, the Club promotes outdoor activities and environmental activism on both the local and national levels through political lobbies, education, outings, and publications. The Club's more than 2.6 million supporters are organized into... More

Mission: Explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.

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