Field Organizer; Public Affairs


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Please see range in job description

Published:

05/17/2018

Address

Twin Falls
Idaho
United States

Description


Working at Planned Parenthood VOTES Northwest & Hawaii (PPVNH) is more than a job.  It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.    


Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest & Hawaii (PPVNH) is the advocacy and political arm of the four Planned Parenthood affiliates in Alaska, Idaho, Washington and Hawaii. Collectively, we advocate for the services that more than 200,000 patients receive at Planned Parenthood health centers in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaiian Islands each year. We work on behalf of all people to promote government policies that ensure equal and open access to reproductive health care.   


As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and well-being of people in our communities and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression.  We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply.  

 

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About this position

 

PPVNH’s team is seeking a dynamic Field Organizer for Twin Falls and the surrounding areas! This position is full time, exempt & will be based out of our Twin Falls office.  

 

The ideal candidate for this position can work a flexible schedule (evenings & weekends may be included) & has reliable transportation, enabling them to travel frequently throughout the region.   


Field Organizers are responsible for grassroots efforts to organize, empower and mobilize supporters to take action in support of Planned Parenthood's mission   


Salary range for this position is $32,000-$39,000. 

    

What you’ll be doing

Developing and implementing grassroots organizing and advocacy   

 

Supporting the state and local public affairs team in implementing voter identification, voter engagement and mobilization programs   


Developing & mobilizing a strong volunteer base and cultivating volunteer community leaders through direct community outreach, grassroots field work, voter contact and leadership development programs   


Recruiting, training, supporting and mobilizing activists in targeted geographic areas on local, state and national reproductive health issues   

    

Building organizing capacity and grassroots partnerships to effectively advance state and federal policy initiatives   


We’ll trust you to:

Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain client confidentiality     

 

Value continuous learning and seeks ongoing training and development     

 

Take action to support the affiliate's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion   

 

Value team work, flexibility and adaptability; embraces change    

 

You’ll need to have:

BA/BS in related field (preferred)   


Ability to walk to do door-to-door canvassing, as well as ability to stand for long periods of time while doing crowd canvassing, visibility or tabling.   

    

Comfortability with “cold calling” on issues and for volunteer recruitment and/or fundraising in some cases.   


The skills to collaborate across groups and departments, connecting with and exhibiting a solid understanding of strategic priorities.   


Reliable transportation - frequent travel is required  

 

Prior community organizing or political campaign experience (preferred)   


A commitment and desire to educate and mobilize individuals around issues of Reproductive Justice   


Perks

As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, generous time off and benefits, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation.    


Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, as well as a retirement plan with matching contributions by employer. We also provide transportation benefits at eligible locations.   


Equal opportunity employment

PPGNHI is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds - and to support their retention and advancement within the organization.   

Benefits

Perks

As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, generous time off and benefits, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation.    


Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, as well as a retirement plan with matching contributions by employer. We also provide transportation benefits at eligible locations.  

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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