The Lead Organizer coordinates and leads organizers of Action Corps NY to achieve campaign goals. This includes helping in identifying opportunities for advocacy, connecting with allied organizations and individuals, and cultivating relationships with organizers both within and beyond the group. The Lead Organizer is the primary representative of the team to Action Corps Steering Committee. The Lead Organizer serves a 2-year term, with a maximum of 2 consecutive terms.
Read about our work on our organization’s website: https://www.actioncorps.org/
Anticipated Benefits: While this is a volunteer role, the lead organizer can expect:
About Action Corps:
What is Action Corps? Action Corps is a grassroots initiative to build people power in solidarity with people around the world. The organization advocates in solidarity with people from Yemen and Burma, communities most affected by climate disasters, and low-income countries dealing with COVID-19. Action Corps brings together diverse actors for humanitarian advocacy, connecting grassroots activists to NGOs, media, and members of Congress for improved policies.
Action Corps grew out of Oxfam and currently has 25 organizers in 10 states. In 2019, Action Corps became a fiscally sponsored project of the Social Good Fund, which provides administrative services and legal oversight.
Where is Action Corps Active? Action Corps currently has active organizers and board members in the following ten states: CA, IA, ID, IN, FL, MA, MN, NY, RI, VA. Action Corps also has an organizer in Washington, DC.
What has Action Corps Achieved? Action Corps played a pivotal role in the passage of the historic bipartisan Yemen War Powers Resolution to stop U.S. participation in the devastating war in Yemen. In 2020, Action Corps led the grassroots effort that led to the House of Representatives passing global COVID relief legislation. Action Corps has achieved these victories via rallies, op-eds, letters to the editor, community forums, and letters, phone calls and visits to elected officials.
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Equal Opportunity Policy: Action Corps seeks to create a diverse team. We encourage people from all ethnic, racial, gender, sexual orientation, generational, and religious backgrounds to apply.
The Lead Organizer coordinates and leads organizers of Action Corps NY to achieve campaign goals. This includes helping in identifying opportunities for advocacy, connecting with allied organizations and individuals, and cultivating…
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