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Social Justice Organizer

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Based in Kent/Tacoma, Washington

Starting salary: $54,000 plus full medical/dental and pension


Seeking Social Justice Organizers to join our team!

PLEASE READ THE JOB DESCRIPTION IN ITS ENTIRETY, AND THE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT FOLLOW THE “HOW TO APPLY” INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Join a personally-transforming effort to strengthen democracy. The Institute for Community Leadership brings best practices from our nation’s civil rights and organized labor movements to the forefront in community education, training, and practice.

·        Learn from distinguished elected officials, civil rights luminaries, and local and national leaders

·        Create cultural exchanges to cities, towns, and Tribal Nations throughout the West Coast and the nation

·        Organize diverse leaders, educators, families and students

For more information see our website www.icleadership.org, and a short video on our dynamic summer tour, To Us, You Matter: VOTE!.

The Institute for Community Leadership strengthens democracy and expand social and economic justice by educating and preparing young people to become lifelong, active participants in a robust, fair, and equitable democratic process. High school and college students integrate into intensive study of nonviolence, social justice, and the science of organizing. Each student engages in civic action that focuses on interracial, intergenerational, and multisector movements and campaigns that advance social change.

Located in Tacoma/Kent, Washington, the Institute for Community Leadership maintains projects throughout the South Salish Sea area of Washington (Pierce County/South King County) and works with organizations in other states and nations. Position includes regular travel to throughout the West Coast. Occasional travel nationwide.

Responsibilities: Positions organize parent, student and educator leadership and action. Organizers build power with a focus on one-on-one recruiting, home visits, and developing community structures for long term policy influence. Positions organize school administrators and educators, civil rights and faith based leaders, community and tribal leaders, parents and students. Home visits, phone calling, organizing and attending community events together with parents and students, popular education through organizing student participation in weekly classes, local and state legislative advocacy, etc.


Requirements:

·        Candidates MUST live in the Greater Tacoma Area or South King County. No exceptions! (**If you are not in this area, please describe in your cover letter, your detailed plan to relocate.)

·        A driver’s license, a car, automobile insurance on that vehicle, and cell phone.

  • Work irregular hours, including evenings, split-shifts and weekends

·        Capacity to travel. Expenses covered.

·        Work with individuals and communities of races and ages different than one’s own

·        Personal commitment to justice for working people

  • Strong self-initiative and outgoing attitude

·        Desire and willingness for personal transformation

·        Ability to accept constructive feedback

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Ability to lift 10 pounds (our cultural exchange tours include loading and unloading bags, tents, and equipment for our mobile camp)

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bilingual or multilingual is an asset.
  • Experience working on an electoral campaign, union organizing effort, legislative office, or in a similar organizing environment is highly valued. For instance, as a political organizer, legislative aid, labor rep, shop steward, or similar.

Salary, Benefits: Salary $54,000/year plus benefits comprehensive fully paid medical and dental benefits for employee after three months, Simple IRA, and mileage reimbursement. Travel costs are covered.

 

How to Apply:

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

·        Watch this video on Changing Ourselves located here: https://youtu.be/6AD0RBG0R4w

·        After watching the video, write a cover letter with (a) your thoughts about what moved you the most; (b) what you think you could learn from working at the Institute for Community Leadership; (c) why you are interested in this position.

·        Attach a current resume

Candidates who do not follow the “How to Apply” instructions will NOT be considered for the position.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

The Institute for Community Leadership is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, political affiliation, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any real or perceived sensory, mental, or physical disability.

 

Based in Kent/Tacoma, Washington

Starting salary: $54,000 plus full medical/dental and pension


Seeking Social Justice Organizers to join our team!

PLEASE READ THE JOB DESCRIPTION IN ITS ENTIRETY, AND THE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY…

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  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
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    Profesional
Salario
USD $54.000 - USD $54.001
/ año

Compensación

comprehensive fully paid medical and dental benefits for employee after three months, Simple IRA, and mileage reimbursement. Travel costs are covered.

comprehensive fully paid medical and dental benefits for employee after three months, Simple IRA, and mileage reimbursement. Travel costs are covered.

Ubicación

Presencial
Kent, WA, United States

Cómo aplicar

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Watch this video on Changing Ourselves located here: https://youtu.be/6AD0RBG0R4w
  • After watching the video, write a cover letter with (a) your thoughts about what moved you the most; (b) what you think you could learn from working at the Institute for Community Leadership; (c) why you are interested in this position.
  •  Attach a current resume
  • Email your cover letter and resume to michelle@icleadership.org

Candidates who do not follow the “How to Apply” instructions will NOT be considered for the position.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Watch this video on Changing Ourselves located here: https://youtu.be/6AD0RBG0R4w
  • After watching the video, write a cover letter with (a) your…

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