Los Angeles Organizing Director

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary: Commensurate with experience

Published

09/21/2018

Start Date

11/15/2018

Application Deadline

11/15/2018

Address

900 Crenshaw Boulevard
Ste B
Los Angeles
California
90019
United States

Description

The Korean Resource Center (KRC)’s Los Angeles Organizing Director who will coordinate, supervise, and support staff working on organizing youth, immigrant parents, and Community Health Promoter members. Through community organizing, KRC members 1) become a member of KRC, 2) build trust and relationship with the organization, 3) learn about issues, organizing history and leadership development, and 4) are empowered to participate and lead in campaigns.


The Korean Resource Center is a non-profit community organization empowering low-income, immigrants, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and people of color communities in Southern California. Using a holistic approach, we integrate services, education, culture, organizing, and coalition building.


Responsibilities


Los Angeles Organizing Program Management (50%)

  • Develop LA Organizing Team’s Workplan in working with team members
  • Produce and maintain relevant work & grant reports and other documentation 
  • Provide volunteers field training around door knocking, phone banking, legislative visits (local, state, federal) 
  • Coordinate educational workshops and guest speaking opportunities for KRC staff around issues in LA city and county
  • Speak on behalf of KRC at coalition meetings and make strategic organizational decisions on behalf of KRC 
  • Supervise education and mobilization for rapid-response campaign opportunities for Los Angeles staff, interns, and volunteers


Los Angeles Organizing Team Management (40%)

  • Participate in the Senior Team meetings to develop KRC’s overall policy priorities, strategies on organizing and local campaigns
  • Lead the organizing team meetings and conduct one-on-one meetings with each team member regularly
  • Develop and build the leadership of LA organizing staff and volunteer leaders to strengthen capacity, reach, and scope of power building in LA
  • Ensure that all organizing programs with multi-generational base work to fight both for individual campaigns as well as campaigns with unified priorities


Event Management & Logistics (5%)

  • Provide assistance on logistics for community events for staff in both Los Angeles and Orange County including KRC’s UNITY membership meetings and annual fundraising events


Database Management (5%)

  • Entering and maintaining volunteer data in PowerBase
  • Assist in developing database system use
  • Coordinate with Director of Digital for PDI Data needs


Qualifications

  • Commitment to immigrant rights and social justice
  • At least 3 years of community organizing or civic engagement experience (at least 1 year based in the U.S.)
  • Fluency in Korean and English preferred


Management

  • The LA Organizing Director will be supervised by and report to the Executive Director
  • The LA Organizing Director will work primarily from KRC’s Crenshaw Office


Benefits

  • Health, dental, vision insurance available after successful completion of a three month introductory period
  • Paid vacation and personal days

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Korean and English preferred

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://krcla.org/en/post/3657


To apply, please fill out KRC's job application form: https://krcla.ourpowerbase.net/en/k/job-application


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