Job Announcement

The mission of Black Hills Clean Water Alliance, founded in 2009, is to stop current and prevent future radioactive and destructive mining in the Black Hills region to protect our valuable resources – especially our water – for future generations. The Alliance is a diverse collection of citizens concerned about the health, environmental, and economic impacts that mining projects would have on our communities, people, economy, and natural resources.

TWO POSITIONS ARE NOW OPEN. APPLY NOW!

Diverse workplace in small nonprofit. Join our team to protect water and prevent large-scale mining in the beautiful and unique Black Hills region. Work with experienced organizers and other professionals to develop new skills and increase existing skills. Job activities will include community organizing, research, drafting/implementing an organizing plan, and other duties. Email edbhcwa@gmail.com for a detailed position description and how to apply.

NORTHERN BLACK HILLS ORGANIZER

Job Title: Northern Black Hills Organizer position.

Flexible half-time, $19,000 or more annually, depending on experience.

Reporting to: Executive Director

Location: Northern Black Hills and Rapid City.

Who We Are: Black Hills Clean Water Alliance, founded in 2009, works to protect Black Hills water from radioactive uranium mining; exploration for gold, lithium, and rare earths minerals; and disposal of mining wastes into surface or ground water. The person in this position will expand the organization’s capabilities to meet new challenges and have room for growth.

Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in protecting Black Hills water and downstream communities
  • Community organizing experience preferred, but will consider other types of organizational work
  • Good communication skills, including both written and oral communication
  • Public speaking experience
  • The ability to determine the accuracy of information
  • Ability to relate to a variety of types of people
  • Can work well independently
  • Two or more years of college preferred
  • Strong computer literacy and some social media experience preferred

For more information about this position or how to apply, email edbhcwa@gmail.com.

For information about the organization, go to: bhcleanwateralliance.org or see our Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. We’re on YouTube, also.

Equal Opportunity Employment: Black Hills Clean Water Alliance and its fiscal sponsor, Clean Water Legacy, provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type.


Updated – November 14, 2022

BLACK HILLS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ORGANIZER

Job Title: Indigenous Peoples Organizer position.

Flexible half-time, $19,000 or more annually, depending on experience.

Reporting to: Executive Director

Location: Rapid City office based. Travel TBD.

Who We Are: Black Hills Clean Water Alliance, founded in 2009, works to protect Black Hills water from radioactive uranium mining; exploration for gold, lithium, and rare earths minerals; and disposal of mining wastes into surface or ground water. The person in this position will expand the organization’s capabilities to meet new challenges and have room for growth.

Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in protecting Black Hills water and downstream communities
  • Community organizing experience preferred, but will consider other types of organizational work
  • Good communication skills, including both written and oral communication
  • Public speaking experience
  • The ability to determine the accuracy of information
  • Ability to relate to a variety of types of people
  • Experience working with indigenous communities in the Black Hills and surrounding areas, including knowledge of tribal governments
  • Must work well independently and as a team player
  • Two or more years of college preferred
  • Strong computer literacy and some social media experience preferred

For more information about this position or how to apply, email edbhcwa@gmail.com.

For information about the organization, go to: bhcleanwateralliance.org or see our Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. We’re on YouTube, also.

Equal Opportunity Employment: Black Hills Clean Water Alliance and its fiscal sponsor, Clean Water Legacy, provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type.