Education and Outreach Associate

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Details: $15 per hour with generous bonus incentives.

Published

09/18/2018

Address

3701 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 725
Los Angeles
California
90010
United States

Description

Organizational Background: Equality California (EQCA) is California’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization with over 800,000 members. EQCA’s mission is to achieve full and lasting equality, acceptance, and social justice for members of the LGBTQ community. Through its legislative work, EQCA has successfully sponsored over 127 pieces of pro-equality legislation cementing California as the state with broadest LGBTQ-civil rights protections in the country. EQCA strives to create a broad and diverse alliance of LGBTQ people, educators, government officials, communities of color and faith, labor, business, and social justice communities to achieve our goals.

Equality California Institute (EQCAI), EQCA’s sister organization, is a 501(c)3 organization that utilizes advocacy, education, and mobilization programs to promote full and lasting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people, improve the health and well-being of the LGBTQ community, and to educate the broader community on important LGBTQ related issues such as marriage equality, healthcare, health disparities, and immigration. Over the last five years, EQCAI has spearheaded successful programs to tackle these issues, including multiple public education campaigns, such as Let California Ring, Fair Share for Equality, the Breakthrough Conversations Project, Health Happens with Equality, Transform California, Safe and Supportive Schools, Californians for HIV Criminalization Reform, #TakeIt: I'm PrEP'd, California Faith For Equality, Equality4All, and many more.

Tentative Start Date: ASAP

Position Overview:

Looking for passionate, motivated people with canvassing experience and interests in the advancement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. We have helped to protect the rights of LGBTQ people in California for over a decade. We work hard, have fun, and make a huge difference all at the same time, and are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and motivation around LGBTQ issues. Build your resume, and work to achieve FULL EQUALITY!

This is a part-time position, and does involve fundraising. Campaign/ Activism experience, sales experience, and fundraising experience is a must. Call center experience is preferable. Be self-driven, goal oriented, and highly organized in order to develop relationships with contacts. We have opportunities for bonus and advancement. The schedule is five days a week with about 28 hours. Must be okay with spending about 5+ hours on the phone per day. LGBTQ folks and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary: $15/HR plus generous bonus incentive

Days/ Hours: Monday - Friday: 12PM-6PM

This is a part-time position. All interested applicants please email your resume AND cover letter, including "Phones Team Applicant" in the subject line.

Equal Employment Opportunity: EQCA is an equal employment opportunity employer that seeks a workforce representing the diversity of the state that we serve. Accordingly, EQCA prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical and or mental disability, medical condition, military service and/ or veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

TYM@EQCA.ORG
http://eqca.org

To Apply: Email resume (including names and contact of three professional references), and a cover letter to Tymothie Bergendahl at tym@eqca.org. Please be sure to put “Phone Team Applicant” in the subject line of your email.


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