About Mothering Justice
Mothering Justice is a statewide project in Michigan dedicated to empowering mothers of color to inﬂuence policy on behalf of themselves and their families. Through advocacy, leadership development, voter empowerment and promoting family-friendly advocacy, Mothering Justice raises the voices of mothers and helps them become policy shapers. The overall goal of the organization is to have a well-organized group of mothers that can engage fellow parents and lawmakers around a variety of issues that affect working families.
For more information on Mothering Justice, visit: www.motheringjustice.org.
Since 2017, Mothering Justice has grown significantly from a team of five to over twenty staff members and is expanding its impact nationally. To support this growth, Mothering Justice is seeking a Deputy Director for its Michigan team. The Deputy Director will work closely with the Michigan Executive Director to support and lead a passionate and talented staff, contribute to and represent Mothering Justice’s mission and work across the state and nationally, and guide the adoption of strong management practices to support the growing team. The heart of the job is to collaborate with the MI Exec Director to lead the team, helping to maintain consistency in processes and structure, manage Safety Net coalition work and ensure success of major programs.
The Deputy Director will support the team across evolving opportunities and challenges and can expect to engage quickly in these areas:
Support the growth and management of a passionate, dedicated and diverse team.
The Deputy Director will work with the Michigan Executive Director on all stages of the employee life cycle, including recruitment, onboarding and training and performance management. The Deputy Director will assess and improve on Mothering Justice’s policies and practices to attract, develop and retain a talented team and will grow and support a collaborative, positive and inclusive team culture, bridging geographic distance among team members and fostering communication across the team. Activities will include:
Contribute to the strategy and vision for Mothering Justice in Michigan and nationally.
The Deputy Director will collaborate with the CEO, Michigan Executive Director, board members, staff, and other stakeholders to grow its community of moms empowered to lift their voices, be advocates and inform policy. The Deputy Director will represent Mothering Justice and its mission to a wide audience and build relationships and partnerships that inform its direction. This includes:
Lead Mothering Justice’s program efforts towards the vision of a strong Michigan Safety Net.
The Deputy Director will actively support the Safety Net program team and oversee the success of programs and events. Working in partnership with other team members, the Deputy Director will contribute to:
Mothering Justice is a growing organization, and the Deputy Director can expect to collaborate with the team and Michigan Executive Director to understand and support additional needs and opportunities as they arise.
About Mothering Justice
Mothering Justice is a statewide project in Michigan dedicated to empowering mothers of color to inﬂuence policy on behalf of themselves and their families. Through advocacy, leadership development, voter…
Please send resume and cover letter to Eboni Taylor at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put your name and “MJ Deputy Director” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Mothering Justice is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate in employment based on any individual's race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity and encourage all candidates to apply.
Please send resume and cover letter to Eboni Taylor at: email@example.com. Please put your name and “MJ Deputy Director” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on…