NJPIRG Campus Organizer: Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Think America can do better? NJPIRG does.
NJPIRG campus organizers tap into the idealism and energy of
students, helping student volunteers and activists turn their
concerns into effective action. We have a 40-year history of
advocating for students, the environment and consumers by standing
up for the public in the face of powerful interests and winning real
Last year, NJPIRG campus organizers, student volunteers and interns
worked on campaigns to protect student financial aid, fight hunger
and homelessness in their local communities, protect consumers from
toxic chemicals and more. A top priority was our campaign to
increase energy efficiency in New Jersey – students and staff
educated over 10,000 K-12 kids, conducted hundreds of energy audits,
and provided direct service to their communities by weatherizing
dorms, homeless shelters, and schools.
As a campus organizer at Rutgers University – New Brunswick
you would recruit and train volunteers, teach an internship
class on activism skills, build relationships with faculty and
administrators, hold events with decision-maker, and generate the
grassroots support it takes to win campaigns. Campus
organizers also learn to canvass door-to-door during the academic
year and run our highly effective citizen outreach campaigns in the
This spring students at RU – New Brunswick are excited to be part of
our statewide clean air campaign working to ensure that there are
strong regulations around new coal plants nationwide. As a
campus organizer you would run a campaign to demonstrate public
support from students at RU – New Brunswick.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are
ready to work hard and commit themselves to getting results.
SALARY & BENEFITS
In an entry level position, you will earn $23,750-$24,000 over the
course of your first year with NJPIRG. Salary for experienced
candidates is commensurate with relevant professional experience.
In addition, full-time staff can opt in to our state health care
coverage, are eligible for paid sick days and vacation days, can
apply for our college loan assistance program, and are also eligible
to join our 401(k) program in their second year. Our staff accrue
two weeks of vacation by the end of their first year and three weeks
by the end of their second year.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply today at www.njpirg.org/apply