Gray Panthers NYC, a non-profit organization with a 501 (c)3 designation, is committed to combating ageism through intergenerational and direct activism. Our priorities address the essential need for long-term care reform, preserving Social Security, and addressing systemic discriminations through intergenerational collaboration. Currently, we seek a part-time Community Organizer to organize and implement our vision. Work schedule can be flexible.
Gray Panthers NYC embarks on an initiative to assure nursing home policy reform. In partnership with like-minded organizations, other entities and activists, our first effort is to be the catalyst for a digitally-based Day of Mourning allowing Americans to grieve for staggering number of COVID 19 deaths in long term care facilities. We see this effort as an opportunity to educate the public and to implement a policy agenda to create systemic improvements in nursing home care.
1. Identify and build partnerships with nonprofit organizations that advocate for long-term care reform and combat ageism through policy, education, direct action and other forms of activism.
2. Provide leadership in creating our proposed Day of Mourning. Please note that, inevitably, there will be adjustments to our original vision. Emphasis on digital community organizing.
3. Assist in obtaining necessary resources – human, financial and digital.
4. Develop and implement a recruitment strategy for new members.
5. Manage volunteers, including staffing volunteer committees.
6. Collaborate with GP President to promote the GP brand through presentations to public officials, volunteer organizations and nonprofits serving olders and youngers.
1. Prior experience leading community organizing initiatives and campaigns that fight ageism, advance justice and advocate for reforms to public health systems.
2. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey complex information effectively to a wide range of audiences;
3. Demonstrated capacity to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate a broad range of successful campaigns; ability to engage through digital organizing is a plus;
4. Ability to develop and maintain relationships, partnerships, and coalitions of organizations, members, relevant aspects of the private sector, volunteers and public officials at the local, state and national levels;
5. Ability to work both in a team structure and independently, as required by different circumstances;
6. Strong initiative and creative thinking;
7. Well=developed interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with diverse groups;
8. Demonstrated ability to adhere to a flexible schedule.
Salary: $28,000/year. Health benefits are not available at this time.
To apply: Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills, experience and interests meet the qualifications of the position to email@example.com or 917 535 0457.
Gray Panthers NYC, a non-profit organization with a 501 (c)3 designation, is committed to combating ageism through intergenerational and direct activism. Our priorities address the essential need for long-term care reform, preserving…