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Environmental Justice Fellowship, Full-time; Application deadline Extended: March 15, 2022 

Ministry Team Education for Faithful Action Team  
Reports To Minister of Environmental Justice  
FLSA Status  
Salary Grade  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Category National and Global Ministries, Cleveland, Ohio  
Starting Salary $36,608 per annum  


This is a two-year fellowship devoted to developing and implementing a national program that encourages, supports, and equips local church members in taking public actions in their congressional districts with the ultimate aim of passing climate legislation.


  • Participate in meetings/projects with staff and volunteers dedicated to placing pressure on members of Congress.
  • Work with others in developing action tool kits and other potential resources such as Bible studies and Earth Sunday materials dedicated to encouraging and equipping congregations to take action.
  • Join in collaborative strategizing about who to target for advocacy and how to target them.
  • Assist in outreach to churches and regional conferences in seeking partners willing to take public action.
  • Through the UCC’s environmental justice newsletter and website, educate members on advocacy issues such the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge and current climate legislation.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable education and experience;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to handle multiple and complex projects, set priorities, meet deadlines, and work effectively both independently and as part of a team;
  • Respect for collaborative decision-making and community planning;
  • Self-motivation, dependability, flexibility, creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and sensitively with persons from diverse backgrounds;
  • Interest in faith-based climate justice policy advocacy
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed, once deemed safe to do so

COVID-19 Update: Protecting the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. Full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment (proof of record will be requested during the onboarding process).

Additional Information:

This fellowship can be done from a remote location in the United States or the National Setting offices of the United Church of Christ in Cleveland, Ohio, depending upon COVID safety protocols.

COVID-19 Update: Protecting the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. Full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment (proof of record will be required as part of the screening process).

Full-time position; Two-Year Fellowship. $36,608 per annum

Health benefits are offered and paid by employer

Application deadline: March 2, 2022.

Comprehensive Benefits Package Employer paid Health Insurance  
Application Deadline March 15, 2022  
About the Organization The United Church of Christ

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