Community Organizer

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/30/2018

Address

40 Rector St., 9th Floor
New York
NY
10006
United States

Description

The Street Vendor Project is looking to hire a community organizer. You will:

  • Coordinate and implement membership recruitment activities including direct outreach on-the-street and through partner organizations
  • Receive vendors who come in to the office during SVP drop-in hours
  • Identify promising members to develop their interest and leadership in SVP
  • Plan regular membership and committee meetings focused on skill shares, political education, connection to campaign work, and building SVP’s membership
  • Maintain database for tracking participation and development of members
  • Maintain relationships with allied community organizations
  • Participate in legislative campaigns that engage members and leaders with elected officials and win concrete improvements in the lives of vendors.
  • Like most roles in a small organization, this role is flexible and the exact duties will be depend on the person who we hire

We are looking to hire someone who:

  • Is relentlessly dedicated to building the power of low-wage, immigrant workers to participate in transformative social and economic justice movement building
  • Feels excited about working across multiple cultures and who is flexible and patient when communicating with people who speak different languages
  • Enjoys working one-on-one with people
  • Is a thoughtful communicator who is fluent in English
  • Spanish proficiency would be a big plus but is not a requirement

This is a full-time position with great flexibility in terms of scheduling. We would consider a strong candidate who is interested in working on a part-time basis.

Benefits

generous

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish proficiency is a big advantage

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to svp@urbanjustice.org


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