Bi-lingual(Spanish/English) Organizer

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $30,000
Maximum: $35,000
Details: Starting salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

Published

05/29/2018

Start Date

07/02/2018

Application Deadline

06/15/2018

Address

1119 Washington Avenue
La Grande
Oregon
97850
United States

Description

Oregon Rural Action, a grassroots organization bringing people together to address issues, find solutions that work and build strong communities seeks an experienced full-time BI-LINGUAL SPANISH/ENGLISH COMMUNITY ORGANIZER in our La Grande, Oregon office to work with an existing chapter in Malheur County and to organize a new chapter in Umatilla/Morrow counties with inclusive and diverse membership including significant representation from the Latinix community.


Qualifications:

·     Fluent English and Spanish speaker

·     Experience in and passion for community organizing

·     Commitment to progressive values, social justice and mission of Oregon Rural Action

·     Demonstrated ability to work well with people from a variety of backgrounds

·     Familiarity with public policy processes

·     Knowledge of rural Oregon communities, people, and issues

·     Strong communication skills

·     Working vehicle and valid drivers license


Responsibilities Include:

·     maximizing the power and participation of members

·     empowering individuals to speak for themselves

·     identifying, recruiting and developing leaders

·     conducting one-on-ones on a regular basis

·     working with people to define problems and issues, and helping them think through the strategies and tactics necessary to act with confidence and win campaigns

·     recruiting members, and assisting with fundraising

·     enabling members and leaders to hold good meetings

·     building evaluation into all aspects of organizing

·     ensuring that members receive a consistently high standard of appropriate and effective training

·     developing an annual self-development plan             

 

Salary and Benefits: Salary $30,000 - $35,000 to start, $500/mo health care stipend, generous benefits.

 

Review of applications begins June 1 and continues until position is filled.


Email cover letter, résumé, writing sample in Spanish and 3 references to info@oregonrural.org or mail to Search Committee, Oregon Rural Action, P.O. Box 1231, La Grande, OR 97850.


Benefits

$500/mo. health stipend. Generous benefits. Annual professional development stipend.

Level of Language Proficiency

Successful candidate will be fluent in spoken and written Spanish and English.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

info@oregonrural.org
http://oregonrural.org

Review of applications begins June 15 and continues until position is filled.


Email cover letter, résumé, writing sample in Spanish and 3 references to info@oregonrural.org or mail to Search Committee, Oregon Rural Action, P.O. Box 1231, La Grande, OR 97850.



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