Job Opportunities

Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is now hiring for full time entry level campaign staff in our Syracuse, Farmingdale, and Hamden offices, and part-time phone staff in Farmingdale, to educate the public on crucial environmental issues and to advance environmental policy at the local, state, and national level.

Working for CCE offers excellent opportunities for qualified, activist minded candidates interested in working for meaningful environmental change. Since 1985, CCE campaign staffers have gained valuable non-profit, advocacy, and campaign experience. Members of our dynamic and progressive team work in an upbeat and fun environment while gaining continuous training in environmental and political issues.

CCE is looking for upbeat, personable, articulate individuals to join our grassroots campaign staff to affect change on key environmental and public health issues. Join the fight to protect our shared earth. We only have one! CCE’s grassroots campaign staff educates and activates citizens and empowers the public to have a stronger voice in the development of public policies and legislative agendas.


Grassroots Campaign Staff Job Description

  • Inform and educate citizens on crucial environmental issues

  • Inspire citizen activism through petition signing, membership, and letter writing to targeted public officials.

Full-Time Field Staff

Now Hiring in: Syracuse and Farmingdale (Long Island), NY and Hamden, CT. 
Work Monday-Friday 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Farmingdale: $540+/Wk
Hamden: $490+/Wk
Syracuse: $450+/Wk

Phone Staff

Now Hiring in Farmingdale on Long Island 
Hours: Three to five shifts each week. Monday through Thursday hours are 4:30pm-9:00 p.m., Friday 4pm-8:30 p.m., and Saturday 10am-2:30pm
Earn $11/hour


Health Insurance for Full-Time Employees
Advancement & Career Opportunities
Attend National Conferences 
Travel Opportunities
Upbeat and Fun Work Environment
Active Member of a Dynamic and Progressive Team
Learn About Environmental and Political Issues
Build strong Communication and Organizing Skills
Expand Your Resume
Work Outside (field staff)
Make A Difference & Save the Planet!

Please call or write to find out how you can get involved:

Long Island: 516-390-7150 |
Central New York: 315-472-1339 |
Connecticut: 203-821-7050 |

Or, download our job application to prepare before coming in for a scheduled interview.