DRC is now hiring a clean energy field organizer!

Updated: January 6, 2017


Field Organizer

Growing, nationally recognized grassroots group hiring a field organizer to work with people strengthening renewable energy and carbon reduction in North Dakota.

Dakota Resource Council (DRC), North Dakota’s only home-grown, statewide, multi-issue, grassroots organization, is hiring a full-time field organizer.

This position is based in Bismarck, but will work statewide organizing for policies that that strengthen renewable energy and carbon reduction in North Dakota. This position also includes organizing on member-identified issues in one or more local affiliate groups.

Field organizers work with a diversity of North Dakota residents to protect the land, air, water, and people. Responsibilities include working with people to address the issues, maximize the power and participation of members, empower people to speak for themselves, and fundraise to support these efforts. Organizers use sound and successful organizing strategies to work with DRC members on issues that impact people’s lives and livelihoods.

The DRC office is a block from the historic and scenic Missouri River in a growing region with lots of recreation activities. Salary is based on experience, with generous benefits. DRC has been in the national spotlight recently, including the Rachel Maddow Show, NPR and The New York Times for work fighting for sustainable energy development. DRC was founded in 1978 and is an original member of the Western Organization of Resource Councils (http://worc.org).


To apply, email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to don@drcinfo.com

or mail to:

Don Morrison
Dakota Resource Council
1200 Missouri Avenue, Suite 201
Bismarck, ND 58504

The deadline is Jan. 25, 2017 or until position is filled.