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Care Economy Digital Organizing Fellow

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Ohio Organizing Collaborative

Formed in 2007, Ohio Organizing Collaborative (OOC) is a grassroots people-centered organization. We unite base-building community organizing groups, student associations and faith organizations, with labor unions, and policy institutes throughout Ohio. It is our mission to organize everyday Ohioans, building power for racial, social, and economic justice. For more information, please visit www.ohorganizing.org.

Care Economy Organizing Project

Care Economy Organizing Project is a statewide grassroots organizing project focused on building power with women, especially women of color who work in the care economy. Care Economy Organizing Project provides a voice for providers, parents and teachers across Ohio to call on lawmakers to invest in our children and their families' futures. We are united in our belief that every child has a right to access affordable, quality childcare and early education.

Just Recovery for Care Givers Digital Organizing Fellow

The Cares Economy Project seeks an Organizing Fellow to work with parents, childcare providers, and community members to fight for a just recovery for caregivers. Care Economy fellows build grassroots power bases. Specifically, they will build, train, and lead teams of people impacted by Ohio’s social safety net and people working in the childcare industry. The organizing fellow will be working to activate parents, community members and care workers in a coalition to demand federal funds for quality childcare and a strong social safety net for every family.

Candidates should be comfortable working with diverse people. Ideally, candidates will have personal or professional experience within the care industry. This person should be committed to learning the Online to Offline organizing model to build relationships and teams.

Required Skills & Abilities

The Fellow is a self-motivated and detail-oriented critical thinker with a strong track record of successfully managing relationships and projects. They are committed to the principles of social justice, have a leadership background, and know how to manage a large volume of relationships and solve problems quickly. An ideal candidate possesses strong planning and organizational skills, time management skills, relational and interpersonal skills, and strong written and oral communication skills. Ideally, a fellow will have some related organizing or community experience and is proficient in office and database software, and social media platforms.

Job Responsibilities

● Work effectively with diverse staff, leaders, partners, and the general public.

● Work closely with the supervisor to implement campaign and work plans.

● Able to work with leaders across race, class, and gender to align different interests towards a common goal

● Recruit people into volunteer teams that educate and motivate other people to take action

● Recruit leaders to tell their stories and provide quotes for press releases, reports, social media, etc

● Trains grassroots leaders and groups in policy and messaging about the Care Economy and Safety Net

● Organize [a] outreach activities with volunteers including canvassing, phone/texting banking, and tabling, [b] leadership development and organizing activities such as trainings, leadership and committee meetings, and [c] large-scale public actions including community conversations, town halls, public meetings, & direct actions

● Attend and actively participate in team and coalition meetings, meet regularly with supervisor, submit all reports in a timely manner, and attend training as required

● Has some understanding of the intersection between race, class, and gender’s effect on socio economic policy and believes in progressive values

● Performs all other related duties and responsibilities as required

Please note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities are based on campaign needs and may change at any time with or without notice.

Position Details

The Organizing Fellow is a temporary full-time salaried position that will last between 3 and 6 months depending on date of hire. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience is preferred but persons meeting the skills listed above should still apply. The organizer must possess a cell phone, an Ohio driver’s license and have access to a reliable automobile. In-state travel is required. Some weekend and evening hours will be required. Work-related expenses are reimbursed according to policy. Physical requirements include frequent standing, walking, ability to sit in meetings and lift moderate weight for supplies.

Experience and Salary Range

Previous experience is preferred but not required. People with more organizing experience should still apply and can be considered for Lead Organizer. Entry-level organizer salaries start at $45,000 and can be increased commensurate with experience.

EEO/AAP Policy Statement

The Ohio Organizing Collaborative provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, criminal history, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Application Instructions

Priority deadline ends October 8th but applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in organizing your resume and three professional references to ooc_hr@ohorganizing.org.

Ohio Organizing Collaborative

Formed in 2007, Ohio Organizing Collaborative (OOC) is a grassroots people-centered organization. We unite base-building community organizing groups, student associations and faith organizations, with…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 8, 2021

Location

On-site
Columbus, OH, USA

How to Apply

Application Instructions Priority deadline ends October 8th but applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested inorganizing your resume and three professional references to ooc_hr@ohorganizing.org.

Application Instructions Priority deadline ends October 8th but applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please…

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