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Community Organizer with PACT, a multi-faith coalition for racial justice

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Direct Action & Research Training Center


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Published 16 days ago

August 9, 2021
January 17, 2021
$40,000 - $48,000

About PACT:

People Acting for Community Together (PACT) is a diverse, nonprofit, multi-faith coalition of 40 congregations and two universities fighting for racial and economic justice in Miami-Dade County.

Since our founding in 1988, PACT has won a wide range of victories including: criminal justice system reforms to stop the growing criminalization of children, expansion of public transportation, affordable housing and job opportunities, and education reforms to plug the school-to-prison pipeline by ensuring fair discipline policies in Miami-Dade public schools. 

PACT is part of the DART network of organizations, one of the largest networks of faith-based community organizations in the country.

About the Community Organizer position

We're hiring a full-time Community Organizer who will train people of faith to hold political and economic systems accountable for acting fairly. This includes coaching clergy and lay leaders to uncover community problems, research solutions, and organize direct actions to call for change.

The start date for this position is August 9, 2021. During your first five months, you will receive intensive on-the-job training through the DART Organizers Institute. You will learn basic Community Organizing principles and develop key organizing skills including: finding and developing leaders, issue research and strategy, power analysis, and one-to-one meetings. Ongoing professional development will continue through individualized coaching and mentoring, as well as local, regional, and national staff trainings and retreats.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Train grassroots faith leaders in building strong teams
  • Help leaders conduct research and develop action plans for winning campaigns
  • Recruit new leaders and congregations into the organization
  • Organize annual fundraising drive
  • Conduct an average of 10 one-to-one meetings with clergy and lay leaders per week

Qualifications:

  • Core passion for justice and equality
  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Willingness to be trained to work with religious institutions
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a car

PACT is a diverse coalition including many low- and moderate-income, minority and immigrant communities. We strongly encourage people from these backgrounds, as well as DACA recipients and fluent speakers of Spanish and Haitian Creole, to apply.

PACT is an equal opportunity employer.

Due to covid-19, work is remote until it is safe to resume in-person meetings.

About PACT:

People Acting for Community Together (PACT) is a diverse, nonprofit, multi-faith coalition of 40 congregations and two universities fighting for racial and economic justice in Miami-Dade County.

Since our founding in 1988, PACT…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Entry level

Benefits

Starting salary is $40,000 annually plus health benefits, paid vacation, parental leave, mileage reimbursement. Retirement benefits begin after a prescribed period (usually one full year of employment).

Starting salary is $40,000 annually plus health benefits, paid vacation, parental leave, mileage reimbursement. Retirement benefits begin after a prescribed period (usually one…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish or Haitian Creole preferred

Fluency in Spanish or Haitian Creole preferred

Location

9401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami Shores, FL 33138

How to Apply

To apply, follow instructions listed at www.thedartcenter.org/apply

We also encourage interested candidates to attend an online info session on January 13 at 6 pm eastern: www.thedartcenter.org/info

To apply, follow instructions listed at www.thedartcenter.org/apply

We also encourage interested candidates to attend an online info session on January 13 at 6 pm eastern: www…

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