Details: Compensation is commensurate with experience.
2531 Briarcliff Road Northeast
Title: Georgia Senior Organizer
Reports to: National Field Director
Salary: The salary range for this position is $48,000 to $53,000, commensurate with experience
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Exempt
Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: April 17, 2018
Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2018
The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum is the only national, multi-issue Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women’s advocacy organization in the United States. We are building a movement to advance social justice and human rights for AAPI women and girls in the U.S. We implement our vision by increasing the leadership, power and visibility of AAPI women and girls through five strategies: grassroots organizing and leadership building; community based research; policy advocacy; and strategic collaborations. Founded in 1996, we are a growing and dynamic organization with staff in three offices and local volunteer-led chapters in fifteen cities.
NAPAWF is seeking a seasoned, independent, and entrepreneurial community organizer in Atlanta. The Senior Organizer is responsible for growing our base & organizational capacity in the city and Greater Atlanta, while building relationships with a broad array of non-profit organizations, faith-based and university leadership centered on building power for AAPI women, girls and GNC individuals around a reproductive justice agenda. The Senior Organizer will be responsible for additionally training local leadership and working with them to develop strong local & national campaign work. This position additionally plays a small supportive role to several other chapters outside of Atlanta, and reports to the National Field Director.
An ideal candidate will have a strong track record of community organizing and commitment to social justice with a proven ability to juggle multiple projects at once, build strong coalitions, and mobilize grassroots leadership. The Senior Organizer must be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a unique and dynamic workload.
The Atlanta Senior Organizer is responsible for the following:
· Organizing a coalition of AAPI & ally organizations together with our chapter around a local AAPI reproductive justice agenda that is channeled through distinct and creative campaigns that catalyze political, social, and cultural change;
· Working with local chapter leadership to develop community and leadership development structures & programs that will serve to build relationships and community and develop members as reproductive justice leaders;
· Conducting at least 10 weekly one-on-ones with AAPI & other ally organizations and local leaders to gain deeper insights to the interests and needs among the diverse AAPI communities;
· Organizing regular canvasses together with our chapter membership in AAPI communities across Atlanta and suburbs;
· Representing NAPAWF within various coalitions and reproductive justice tables in Atlanta.
We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship building, are results oriented, and have strong project management skills. You should have:
- A strong commitment to the issues of AAPI and/or immigrant women and girls, health, social justice and human rights;
- Strong track record in coalition building, campaign and leadership development;
- Experience in leading trainings or in workshop facilitation. Generally strong people skills, and comfort speaking in front of large groups
- A demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar, and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles
- Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills
- Openness to learning and working within a small, dynamic and growing organization.
The person in this position will work from our office. They must have the ability to move around the Greater Atlanta area, with an ability to working evening hours and/or weekends as required.
NAPAWF, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
Very generous medical, dental, and vision coverage, 15 days vacation in first year, plus five additional days off at the end of the year, sick leave, 403b employer contributions, flexible spending program options and personal/family leave.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with “Georgia Senior Organizer” in the subject line.