Details: Dependent upon experience
Job Announcement: Organizing Coordinator
We’re looking for an amazing organizer to join the Cali Calls team! California Calls is a growing alliance of 30 grassroots, community-based organizations spanning urban, rural and suburban counties across the state. We are building a movement of voters using our power to create laws that work for ALL Californians – not just corporations or the richest 1%. We engage, educate and motivate new and infrequent voters among young people, from communities of color, and from poor and working class neighborhoods to make California’s electorate reflect our state’s diverse population. Our goal is to achieve the systemic change our communities deserve—not just what’s “winnable” today.
In this new era of attacks on our communities and attempts to roll back the progress we’ve made over the last 75 years, we must double down on building real and lasting power in every corner of our state. We’re looking for an Organizing Coordinator to support local organizations to strengthen and increase the scale of their power building work.
You’ll need to have a passion for organizing and a hunger to learn. You’ll be part of a team guided by thoughtful, strategic planning, analysis and evaluation. Since you’ll be helping run ground-breaking statewide organizing campaigns, you’ve got to be obsessed with the details and relentless in pursuing our overall goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and support local organizations in leading large-scale statewide voter engagement programs
a. Develop strong relationships with partner organizations to ensure their leadership in CA Calls work.
b. Help local organizations achieve their contribution to statewide organizing and campaign plans.
c. Help local organizations develop and implement voter engagement, organizing, and get out the vote plans.
Help develop and lead cutting-edge strategies to build and exercise power in California, including:
a. Help develop organizing plans to build a expand our alliances and develop an activist base of voters.
b. Assist with data-driven Voter Targeting, Analysis, and Evaluation of our voter engagement work.
c. Help lead the planning and strategy development for voter education and get out the vote programs, including Campaign and Issue Focus, Voter Analysis, Targeting, and Messaging.
d. Help develop Training and Political Education plans and materials for organizations and their leaders.
Minimum Three (3) years community and/or labor organizing in low-income communities of color
Knowledge of the practices and principles of Electoral or Civic Engagement Field Organizing;
Experience with Voter Education and Civic Engagement, including Phone Banking and Canvass Programs, Trainings, and Volunteer Coordination.
Experience working with and knowledge of low income communities of color in California;
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
Experience developing and leading trainings for various audiences
Computer skills: strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and multimedia software.
Bilingual (English-Spanish) skills highly desirable.
Valid driver’s license, personal car insurance, a personal vehicle in good working condition with valid registration.
No later than the first day of employment must provide acceptable documents for proof of identity and employment authorization in the United States for Form I-9.
Excellent benefits package and 401K.
Level of Language Proficiency
English a must. Bi-lingual a plus.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
People of Color, Women and LGBTIQ encouraged to apply
Please email cover letter and resume to:
Melinda Ealy at email@example.com