Careers & Internships at PennFuture

Open Staff Positions

Legal Program Director - Statewide

The Legal Program Director is the backbone of PennFuture's legal team and oversees all legal activities. The Director is responsible for supervising the law staff and advising clients, including the organization. The Director carries their own case load, is a member of the senior staff team, and is well positioned to advance PennFuture's legal activities over the coming years. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Staff Attorney - Pittsburgh

PennFuture is seeking a Staff Attorney who will prioritize clean air legal activities. Western Pennsylvania communities, including Pittsburgh, are impacted by some of the worst air pollution in the United States.

Through campaigns, coalitions, and other tactics, PennFuture is working aggressively to reduce air pollution in the region from major industrial polluters and eliminate threats from increased energy and petrochemical production. As such, PennFuture seeks an air attorney to lead these efforts, engage with coalition members, and take on important cases that could impact hundreds of thousands of people. 

Campaign Manager, Clean Water Advocacy - Erie

The Campaign Manager will develop and lead bold, sophisticated, and integrated campaigns that will grow a diverse constituency in Pennsylvania’s portion of the Lake Erie watershed that is equipped to advocate for sound policy solutions to improve water quality and address a range of environmental threats. The Campaign Manager will be responsible for communicating clean water and other issues to PennFuture constituents, the general public, and decision makers. He or she will also interpret the science for public consumption, advocate for effective clean water policies, and work with PennFuture’s legal staff to advance legal action, when appropriate. Our ideal candidate will have both policy and technical expertise in water protection and other environmental issues, as well as multiple years of advocacy experience. 

Civic Organizer - Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley Civic Organizer is primarily responsible for building a sustainable volunteer advocacy program across the Lehigh Valley (Lehigh and Northampton Counties). The
Organizer will report to the Field Director and will serve as the principle point of contact for Lehigh Valley activists and volunteers.

The position is non-political, non-partisan, and full-time exempt at PennFuture, a 501(c)3 environmental advocacy organization in Pennsylvania. The Organizer may, from time-to-time conduct work for our allies at Conservation Voters of PA. Deadline to Apply is March 6

Civic Organizer - Upper Bucks County 

The Upper Bucks County Civic Organizer is primarily responsible for building a sustainable volunteer advocacy program in the northern parts of Bucks County. The Organizer will report to the Field Director and will serve as the principle point of contact for Upper Bucks activists and volunteers.

The position is non-political, non-partisan, and full-time exempt at PennFuture, a 501(c)3 environmental advocacy organization in Pennsylvania. The Organizer may, from time-to-time conduct work for our allies at Conservation Voters of PA. Deadline to Apply is March 6

PennFuture Legal Internship

PennFuture is seeking applications from first-and-second year law students, with preference given to those applicants with a familiarity with environmental and/or administrative law and/or science or environmental policy. We look for candidates with excellent writing, research, and analytical skills, as well as solid interpersonal skills.

PennFuture will provide interns generous financial assistance. For summer 2020, PennFuture has up to four internships available. Positions are available in our Mt. Pocono and Harrisburg offices. Interested applications must submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Pf-lawstaff@pennfuture.orgDeadline to Apply is March 20.

 

**PennFuture is an equal opportunity employer and will make all decisions without regard to the race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status of the applicant or employee.

PennFuture does not accept unsolicited resumes. 

 

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