Search

Job

Oregon Coastal Organizer

Posted by
Surfrider Foundation
|
Newport, OR

Surfrider Foundation


New
|
Published 20 days ago

December 1, 2020
November 20, 2020
Starting at $28/Hour

Part-Time/Temporary Assignment

Hours: Average of 15 Hours/week

*Ranging from 10-25 hours/week, not to exceed 25 hours/week and not to exceed 480 hours in total for the duration of the assignment.

Assignment Term Length: December 1, 2020 - June 20th, 2021

*6 months, some flexibility with commencement and completion dates.

Rate: $28-$30/Hour

Location: Remote

*Strongly prefer a candidate based in Oregon.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The Surfrider Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual for a 6 month, temporary assignment term for the position of Oregon Coastal Organizer. The ideal candidate must have a background in direct action organizing and grassroots outreach. The main objective for this position is to increase the organizational capacity of our Oregon chapter network through training and coaching volunteers on engaging in public process.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Coordinate Chapter participation in local and statewide campaigns in Oregon.
  • Facilitate and train chapter volunteers in direct action organizing techniques including, but not limited to; campaign planning, recruitment, retention, strategy, tactics and program implementation.
  • Represent Surfrider Foundation at state and local hearings when necessary.
  • Assist in growing statewide membership.
  • Administrative Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; writing newsletter articles, supporting web content development, social media outreach and grant reporting.
  • Miscellaneous projects and assignments as needed.

Reports to: Oregon Field Manager

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience participating in public process in Oregon (i.e. actively worked on getting a local ordinance or State bill passed).
  • Experience in direct action grassroots organizing, community outreach and civic engagement.
  •  Experience using Wordpress, Mailchimp, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Knowledge of state, regional and national coastal & ocean environmental issues.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing with elected officials, agency staff, industry representatives and ocean stakeholders.
  • Experience in speaking publicly in front of a large number of people in diverse situations.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (including some weekends and evenings).
  • Ability to work effectively from a remote home office.
  • Ability to be highly organized with strong follow through.
  • Ability to work independently.

Preferred:

  •  Educational concentration in environmental or marine science and/or related field is extremely beneficial.
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills
  • Experience in speaking publicly in front of a large number of people in diverse situations.
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Part-Time/Temporary Assignment

Hours: Average of 15 Hours/week

*Ranging from 10-25 hours/week, not to exceed 25 hours/week and not to exceed 480 hours in total for the duration of the assignment.

Assignment Term Length: December 1, 2020 - June 20th…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Location

Newport, OR

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please email the items listed below to: careers@surfrider.org       

Subject Title: “Oregon Coastal Organizer Position”

  • Cover letter
  • A brief summary of your experience engaging in civic engagement (300 words or less).
  •  Resume

Deadline for receiving resumes: Friday, November 20, 2020

DEI COMMITMENT:

The Surfrider Foundation is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization for all people who protect and enjoy the world’s ocean, waves, and beaches. Our success and impact depends on learning from our community, standing in solidarity with our allies and working towards a more just future, both for our organization and the environmental movement as a whole.

The Surfrider Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. Together we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other protected class. 

To learn more about out DEI commitments, please visit:

 https://www.surfrider.org/pages/diversity-equity-inclusion

TO APPLY:

Please email the items listed below to: careers@surfrider.org       

Subject Title: “Oregon Coastal Organizer Position”

  • Cover letter
  • A brief summary of your experience engaging…

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.