SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZER; TEEN PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Details: Salary commensurate with experience
1762 Beacon Street
We are currently hiring for two part-time positions: Social Justice Organizer (15 hrs/week) and Teens Acting for Social Change (TASC) Coordinator (10 hrs on program weeks). We are open to combining these positions into one half-time job (Youth & Social Justice Organizer) for the right candidate. See below for the distinct job descriptions and responsibilities, and please indicate in your cover letter if you are applying for one or both position(s). Click here to download the job descriptions or read on below.
Social Justice Organizer Job Description:
The BWC Social Justice Organizer will implement our strategic priority of, “Being a powerful and strategic voice for justice in the Boston & Jewish communities.” The Social Justice Organizer will lead our community in honing the unique gifts that BWC can offer to the broader movement, and support our member-leaders and social justice Committees (Acting for Racial & Economic Justice; Jewish Muslim Solidarity; Immigrant Justice & Sanctuary Working Group; Middle East Working Group) in doing meaningful coalition work and campaign organizing with the Jewish and justice communities in Boston.
The Social Justice Organizer will work collaboratively with our Cultural Worker & Member Organizer, using arts, culture, and social justice to weave together the different parts of our organization and build bridges across generations.
Teens Acting for Social Change (TASC) Coordinator Description:
The role of the TASC Coordinator is to manage BWC’s Teens Acting for Social Change program, providing mentorship, community building, political education, organizing training, and a Jewish home to young people ages 13-17. The TASC Coordinator works to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for young people to develop their leadership and organizing skills while building community with each other. The TASC coordinator helps to create an avenue for youth voice and cross pollination both within BWC and with youth organizing and social justice organizing in the broader community. The program meets 22-25 weeks per year, from September through June, with planning in August and in between sessions.
The Ideal Candidate(s) for Both Positions Will Bring:
- A commitment to the BWC mission
- 3-5 years community and/or youth organizing experience
- Deep roots in Boston’s Jewish justice and/or broader movement landscape
- Proven experience building trusting relationships across race, class, and generation
- Ability to work individually and as a member of a team committed to the larger whole
- Strong oral communication and facilitative skills; warm and engaging presence
- Commitment to the mission and values of Boston Workmen's Circle, including:
- Commitment to social, economic and racial justice
- Welcoming all people across race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and ability
- Being a voice for peace and against the occupation of Palestine in the Jewish community
- Standing against Islamophobia
Generous vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for - either the Social Justice Organizer, the TASC Coordinator, or if you are applying for the combined role of Youth & Social Justice Organizer.
We are currently accepting applications. The position will remain open until filled with priority given to early applicants.
BWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People who identify as Jews and non-Jews of Color, multiracial, Sephardic, Mizrachi, trans, non-binary, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer people, people with disabilities, and immigrants are strongly encouraged to apply.