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Housing Justice Organizer

Presencial
El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Las Vegas, NV
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 15 días

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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Educación
Bachillerato
Salario
USD $50.591 - $61.809 / año

Descripción

Make the Road Nevada (MRNV), a 501(c)(3) organization, holds a vision for Nevada that begins with building a strong grassroots foundation in Las Vegas and it ends with elevating the power of working-class immigrant communities in every community around the state. We do this by informing, empowering, and mobilizing our community to take action on important issues that directly affect their families and loved ones.

Make the Road Action (MRA), a 501(c)(4) organization, is committed to building power for justice in immigrant and low-income working-class communities of color. MRA operates in five states - New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. We work to create social change, connect voters to the candidates and issues most important to them, and work hands-on in a fast-paced environment to create long-term impact in the communities that need it most. 

Make the Road States (MRstates), a 501(c)(3) organization, is the national home for the second-generation Make the Road family of organizations that serve to uplift the voices of working-class immigrants, women, LGBTQIA people, and people of color.

Current Opening:

The Housing Justice Organizer will be responsible for recruiting and engaging members to lead campaigns around local, state, and federal housing issues. The primary focus of this position will be organizing low-income and immigrant community members to effectively engage in collective action in order to empower members to make progress on fights including, but not limited to, housing, immigrant rights, immigration reform, wages, working conditions, healthcare, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA+ rights, and dismantling systemic racism.

Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

Community Organizing and Campaign Building 

  • Lead basebuilding efforts and recruit new members for MRNV/MRA.
  • Develop organizing strategies, campaign strategies, and goals for the housing campaign with support from the lead organizer and organizing director.
  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with internal and external partners on behalf of MRNV/MRA.
  • Hold weekly check-in meetings with the Lead Organizer to ensure goals and metrics are being met.
  • Manage, track, analyze, and stay informed about local, state, and federal developments related to the housing campaign to inform campaign planning.
  • Plan and coordinate outreach efforts, organizing committee meetings, and general member meetings to promote civic participation and leadership development.
  • Develop organizing materials, including fact sheets, one-pagers, meeting agendas, and event memos.
  • Develop and maintain an individual work plan, campaign plan, and organizational goals with support from the lead organizer and organizing director.
  • Record and report metrics as part of individual work plans, campaign plans, and organizational goals, ensuring metrics are kept up to date.
  • Coordinate and participate in phonebanking, canvassing, and fieldwork with base organizers.
  • Track and complete grant deliverables related to the position.
  • Drive to community events and other field activities using a personal vehicle.
  • Use personal phones for work-related communication and activities, including texting and phone banking.
  • Work occasional weekends and evenings to support campaign activities, community events, and organizational meetings.
  • Attend events not directly related to the housing campaign to support the broader work of the organization.
  • Work in the office as required; this is not a work-from-home position, but occasional office presence is necessary.
  • Follow up with hot leads promptly as part of MRNV/MRANV funnel system.

Member Organizing and Leadership Development

  • Recruit and mobilize local community members to become members of MRNV/MRA and be actively involved in the housing justice campaign, including attending and participating in meetings, actions, and events.
  • Collaborate with the broader organizing team to plan and run general membership meetings and committee meetings.
  • Help create and conduct trainings, presentations, and workshops centered around the priorities of the organization under MRNV/MRA.
  • Organize and develop informed, confident member-leaders who themselves can recruit, mobilize, and organize others and help lead the housing campaign work.
  • Organize members to fill volunteer roles in the housing committee meeting and put them on a pathway to the MRNA/MRANV leadership ladder.

Foster and Manage Public Relationships

  • Develop and maintain relationships with allied organizations and individuals.
  • Speak about Make the Road work and campaigns in public spaces and to the press and train members to do the same.
  • Represent, advocate, and lobby for MRNV/MRA members in coalition spaces, with elected officials, and government agencies.
  • Support the civic engagement department on meetings to ensure member voices are included with elected officials and candidates.

Requirements:

  • Eligible to work in the U.S
  • Required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine prior first day of employment.
  • Possess a commitment to collective action and community organizing.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus/not required/mandatory.
  • Have experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic work environment

Job Competencies:

  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Be highly professional and team oriented with a passion for excellence and eagerness to help the department meet our goals.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete assignments under strict deadlines with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure required.
  • Have a working knowledge of spreadsheets, Microsoft Office suite, and using a database (ideally Salesforce) to run reports.
  • Flexible work schedule, some evenings or weekends required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of accountability and initiative; needs to be a self-starter and eager to do team work to support the organization as a whole

Salary and Benefits:

MRStates offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days. The salary range for this position is from $50,591 to $61,809.

How to Apply:

Please attach cover letter/resume and submit all documents to the Make the Road New States career center.

Make the Road believes that social change is best achieved through grassroots community-based organizing that flows directly from and engages the community demanding the change. As a membership-based organization, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, criminal history, or Veteran status. We strongly encourage those from historically excluded groups to apply.

Make the Road Nevada (MRNV), a 501(c)(3) organization, holds a vision for Nevada that begins with building a strong grassroots foundation in Las Vegas and it ends with elevating the power of working-class immigrant communities in every…

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Las Vegas, NV, USA

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