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THE CHISHOLM LEGACY PROJECT SUMMARY

The mission of the Chisholm Legacy Project is rooted in the Just Transition Framework. The project serves as a vehicle to connect Black communities on the frontlines of climate justice with resources

to traverse the path from vision to strategy to action plan to implementation to transformation. In support of frontline leadership, the project seeks to link movements and mainstream entities with the tools necessary to advance systems change centered in equity and justice. With Black women on the frontlines of advancing systems change, this project ensures that these leaders have the support they need as they transform society from extractivism to a living economy that cares for sacred relationships between people and with Mother Earth, through regenerative, cooperative, democratic systems.

SUMMARY OF COMMUNITY ORGANIZING MANAGER POSITION

The Chisholm Legacy Project Community Organizing Manager will ensure that communities are facilitated to develop visions of climate justice rooted in radical imagination, strategies that center power building and self-determination, action plans that build on assets and fill capacity gaps, and accompanied implementation towards transformation and systems change at the local, state, regional, national, and global levels.  Communities will develop and implement climate action plans to ensure that communities eliminate harmful emissions that not only compromise planetary wellbeing but compromise health and wellbeing as well as ensuring that communities are prepared with resilience and adaptation methodology that address the impacts of climate change including shifts in agricultural yields, rising sea levels, and increase in frequency and severity of extreme weather. All of this will be within the context of community wealth building, regenerative systems, cooperation, caring, and deep democracy. The Community Organizing Manager receives supportive supervision from the Chief Program Officer.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to visioning and strategic planning for the Chisholm Legacy Project
  • Manage the development and execution, of a comprehensive Community Organizing Plan which includes education, volunteer recruitment and engagement, leadership cultivation, visioning, strategic planning, community based participatory research, policy tracking, and more
  • Provide supportive supervision and oversight to the Community Organizing Team
  • As necessary, fulfill the duties of Community Organizers during staffing gaps to ensure continuous regional coverage.
  • Ensure accountable and responsive relationships and support of frontline leadership
  • Provide support to educational/organizing materials development
  • Represent the Chisholm Legacy Project in national community organizing campaigns/coalitions/working groups
  • Represent the Community Organizing Team on interdepartmental teams
  • Provide thorough reporting of Community Organizing activities and outcomes for team meetings, advisory committee reports, monthly reports, annual reports, grant reports, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with and passion for environmental and climate justice;
  • A passion for and commitment to advocating for organizing to advance progressive policies and programs as well as for the elimination of policies and practices that lead to racial and ethnic disparities;
  • Experience with base-building organizing, organizing and executing campaigns, and power building strategy;
  • Comfortability and experience with organizing in a virtual context
  • A successful track record in setting priorities along with keen analytic, organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills;
  • Excellent communications and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Self-driven, self-starter with an extreme level of reliability and accountability;
  • Experience with non-profit program management;
  • Familiarity with operating within a deliverables oriented programmatic structure;
  • Successful supervisory experience, with an enjoyment of supervision and team management;
  • Track record of success managing multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Exceptional writing skills;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • An organized work style;
  • A results-focused approach and commitment to going the extra mile;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and ideally Prezi and Canva;
  • Ability to travel extensively.

THE CHISHOLM LEGACY PROJECT SUMMARY

The mission of the Chisholm Legacy Project is rooted in the Just Transition Framework. The project serves as a vehicle to connect Black communities on the frontlines of climate justice with resources…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    7 de febrero de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    28 de enero de 2022
  • Nivel Profesional
    Directivo
Salario
Por encima de USD $70.000
/ año

Compensación

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, income protection (AD&D), tax savings, travel assistance, EAP, life insurance, and retirement plans, as well as vacation, PTO, and holidays.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, income protection (AD&D), tax savings, travel assistance, EAP, life…

Ubicación

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El trabajo se puede realizar en cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
15210 Dino Dr, Burtonsville, MD 20866, USA
P.O. Box 1031

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