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Kennebec Valley Organization

Lead Organizer Job Posting


The Kennebec Valley Organization (KVO) is looking to hire a part-time lead organizer. Founded in 2005, KVO is a non-profit organization of congregations, unions, and community groups united to build power to improve the quality of life for Valley residents. Successful past campaigns include: raising the state minimum wage to $12/hour, $2 million in increased Head Start funding, and wage hikes for home healthcare workers. KVO is affiliated with the InterValley Project (IVP), a New England-wide cooperative network of community organizations. 


The Lead Organizer is responsible for overseeing efforts in carrying out KVO’s work plan as determined by the organization’s leaders.


The job entails:


  • developing and maintaining relationships with heads of current and potential member groups;


  • finding and developing new leaders in the member organizations, and among other groups in the Valley who are not yet involved;


  • training these leaders through individual meetings, group actions and evaluations, and formal training sessions;


  • staffing the work of issue campaigns, chapters and subcommittees of the Executive Council, Delegates Assembly and Annual Convention;


  • increasing the number of member organizations;


  • researching and pursuing grant proposals to help fund KVO;


  • helping leaders develop and carry out strong grassroots fundraising campaigns;


  • maintaining and overseeing relationships between the organization and its providers of legal and technical services;


  • participating in regular InterValley Project (IVP) organizer meetings and supporting the work of the IVP as requested.


This person is accountable to the KVO Executive Council. 


Competitive pay and benefits. 20 hours/week with possibility of increasing to full-time. KVO is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Send letter of interest and resume to: kennebecvalleyorg@gmail.com.

Kennebec Valley Organization

Lead Organizer Job Posting


The Kennebec Valley Organization (KVO) is looking to hire a part-time lead organizer. Founded in 2005, KVO is a non-profit organization of congregations, unions, and community groups…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Waterville, ME
Associated Location
Waterville, ME

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