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The best non profit in training professional environmental activists

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Former Employee - Office Manager, Administrator, Fundraiser in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Office Manager, Administrator, Fundraiser in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Clean Water Action full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

The best reasons to work at Clean Water Action are: professional training on communication skills, team building environment, being part of a successful program.

Cons

Some of the Cons for working at Clean Water Action are: low pay, most positions require intensive training before permanent hire.

Advice to Management

Program staff had to make a greater effort to disperse concrete information to the fundraising staff about details on how the program is doing. In order for fundraisers to stay on staff, the program managers must treat them as integral parts of the success of the organization. That means, Keeping fundraisers "in the loop".

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  1. not too bad- Meetin' people

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    Former Employee - Canvasser in Montclair, NJ
    Former Employee - Canvasser in Montclair, NJ

    I worked at Clean Water Action part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    fresh air alot of young people to work with, you'll make friends. extremely flexible work time fun potentially decent for future work experience

    Cons

    well, you're going door to door for an environmental group. Some people will be receptive, giving and nice. However, you'll have doors slammed in your face, cursed, insulted personally, you name it.


  2. high pressure, work hard play hard office with a progressive heart for advocacy and the environment

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    Current Employee - Canvasser in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Canvasser in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Clean Water Action full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    good work experience, full benefits, PTO, incentive based bonus structure, fast promotion possibility, guaranteed fulltime hours OT available most every week, fun office dyanmic, paid lunch, travel opprotunties

    Cons

    bad hours 2-10pm, high pressure fundraising, door to door canvassing difficulties like tough neighborhoods, bad weather, high income variability, if inconsistent can lose your job


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