We need volunteers to help further 350 Chicago’s objectives of having the City of Chicago divest from fossil fuels and to promote the transition to 100% clean energy.

Want to join us?  Fill out our New Volunteer Survey to tell us a bit about yourself.  We’ll then match you with volunteer opportunities within our chapter that best fit your interests and skills.

 

Low Level Commitments

  • Attend actions
  • Assist in tabling at events
  • Share info with 350 Chicago members regarding climate change and activism surrounding the issue
  • Publicize events
  • Inform 350 Chicago about events or locations for us to table or educate groups about climate change
  • Share ideas with 350 Chicago about mitigation strategies for our group to tackle on a local basis
  • Attend Happy Hours to learn more about divestment

Mid Level Commitments

  • Organize an action
  • Attend regular 350 Chicago monthly meetings
  • Organize a tabling event for 350 Chicago to collect signatures on postcards aimed at Chicago Aldermen
  • Attend a meeting with an alderman
  • Speak about 350 Chicago and climate change as requested
  • Write blog posts for 350 Chicago website or Facebook page
  • Host an educational movie night for recruitment and education purposes at a library, community center, public spare or home, showing films regarding climate change

High Level Commitments

  • Lead recruitment.
  • Lead coalition building with potential Environment and Social Justice organizations
  • Plan meetings with aldermen.
  • Plan engagements with other NGO’s such as film screenings, marches, actions et. al.
  • Fund raising (think about methods to raise funds)
  • Work on 501C3 status and/or developing a relationship with an outside NGO to sponsor fundraising “bank”
  • Assist in strategizing with 350 Chicago membership to achieve goals in divestment campaign

 Ready to get involved?
Fill out our New Volunteer Survey today.