Nonprofit

Community Organizer

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Sterling, VA
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Published 12 days ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
Full Time Schedule
Experience Level
Entry level
Salary
USD $45,000 - $48,000 / year

Description

Community Organizer


New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.


POSITION: Community Organizer


POSITION TYPE: Full-time


LOCATION: Loudoun County (Sterling office)


DESCRIPTION:

New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time community organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain members, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education training to, and execute campaign strategy.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate
  • meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Create actions, training and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in the
  • database.
  • Develop the political consciousness of the affiliate organizations’ leaders through popular education,
  • reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation.
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign-related allies.
  • Perform other duties as required.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing, preferably in immigrant communities or communities of color.
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $45,000 - $48,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an

excellent benefits package.


NVM covers 100% of the individual cost and 75% of the family cost for medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance for full time employees. Additional benefits include family and medical leave, retirement program with employer match, accruable paid vacation and sick leave, and monthly transportation and cell phone allowances.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please go to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/careers to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Please include the position name and preferred location.


Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please.


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New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize around issues of racial, economic, and environmental justice year-round through mass political education, intensive leadership development, mobilization, and mass voter outreach. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Community Organizer


New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep…

Location

On-site
Sterling, VA , US

How to Apply

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