Join the CFACT Team

Available Positions:
Location: Remote or DMV (Washington D.C., Southern Maryland, Northern Virginia) area.
Position: Full-Time
Pay, Benefits:
  • Salaried, entry level ($35,000-$45,000 if remote, $40,000 – $50,000 if in DMV) commensurate with experience.
  • Full medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement benefits.
  • Relocation bonus possible.
  • Travel across the nation fully paid for by CFACT.
  • Phone, laptop provided.

 

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] to Adam Houser’s attention with the subject line “National Field Coordinator.”
Overview: Are you a conservative or libertarian who also has a passion for energy and the environment? Never before has America’s energy and environmental policy been so important as millions suffer under astronomically high energy prices due largely in part to the Biden Administration’s radical climate policies. This is your chance to make a difference and win the hearts and minds of the leaders of tomorrow for sound energy and environmental policy and real stewardship. CFACT is looking for a National Field Coordinator to manage on-the-ground recruitment at college and university campuses around the nation as part of CFACT’s Collegians program.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Build and maintain relationships with student activists and leaders at colleges and universities.
  • Travel to campuses across the nation to recruit new students, document events, and organize activism.
  • Manage CFACT’s Driessen Fellows student internship program.
  • Support CFACT’s Director of Collegians with creative content development, issue focus, and student outreach strategies.
  • Develop technological and social media skills by managing CFACT’s Collegians social media and email marketing accounts.
  • Support CFACT staff during meetings and events.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Recent graduate or 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Alignment with CFACT’s mission of promoting free market environmentalism and sound energy and conservation policy from a conservative/libertarian perspective.
  • Passion for and awareness of political issues and current events, particularly energy policy, environmental policy, and property rights.
  • Experience with college activism, political clubs, or event organization on college and university campuses.
  • Willing to learn new issues and new skills.
  • Excellent people skills and ability to motivate volunteers and activists.
  • Well-organized, personally motivated, ability to work well both around others and remotely.
  • Desire/willing to travel around the nation 4-6 weeks (not all at once) per semester with travel expenses paid for by CFACT.

 

About CFACT: CFACT, founded in 1985, is the premiere public policy and grassroots activism organization focusing on energy and environmental issues from a free market perspective. Based in Washington D.C., CFACT’s programs and experience include an impressive scientific advisory board, renowned policy team, national Collegians student outreach program, Climate Depot news and information service, and several international efforts including the Stewardship in Action program and attending almost every United Nations’ annual “Conference of the Parties” climate change conference around the globe to act as a watch dog on international climate policy.
Looking to make an impact on your college or university campus? Want to show your fellow students and professors how capitalism actually helps the environment? Then sign up to be a part of the growing team of CFACT Driessen Fellow campus interns!
The Driessen Fellow program is based on the philosophy espoused by Paul Driessen, author of Cracking Big Green and Eco Imperialism: Green Power, Black Death. Driessen is a stalwart advocate for true conservation, societal advancement, and the rights of minority and indigenous peoples around the world.
Position: Part-time
Desired Skills and Experience: Current undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university with a passion for free market environmentalism, sound energy policy, real stewardship, and private property rights.
Responsibilities
  • Organize campus events such as inviting expert speakers, litter clean ups, documentary screenings, or distributing flyers on important issues to raise awareness for free market environmentalism.
  • Recruit new students to the cause by talking to friends and contacts or tabling on campus to gain new contacts and members.
  • Document your efforts with photos.
Benefits
  • Make up to $1,200 per semester.
  • Work remotely with no need to put in long hours doing reports that can interfere with study or other plans.
  • Build your resumé and expand your work skills.
  • Learn about the driving philosophy behind private property rights and free market environmentalism as well as data and facts that back up these theories in the real world.
Contact
Please email leadership at [email protected] to learn more!

CFACT students and staff pose at the 16th annual Eco Summit student retreat in Port Charlotte, FL.

University of Maryland students tour the Covanta energy-from-waste facility in Alexandria, VA.

CFACT students and staff at the Eco Summit student retreat in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, MD.