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REGIONAL ORGANIZER, CALIFORNIA

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This position is remote but must be located in Oxnard, California.


Job Summary: The Gathering for Justice seeks a passionate and talented candidate to join our dynamic and growing team as a Regional Organizer. This position is a critically important role, serving to build on the foundation for changing the justice system in California. The person in this position will play a leading role in developing strategy that can advance policy change and shift culture, while recruiting and developing leaders who are ready to rise up in the face of emerging crises in communities affected by mass incarceration. Regional Organizers will work to build capacity and strengthen partnerships, while recruiting, training, and developing youth and leaders to design and implement programming and campaigns. This position requires a thoughtful leader who can build the infrastructure necessary for sustainable change.

Responsibilities: 

  • Recruit members of the Justice League CA with an emphasis on people who are impacted by mass incarceration, youth, and young adults
  • Build programs that include pathways for youth leadership development, and conduct regular outreach to build awareness of Justice League CA programs and opportunities to increase membership and member leadership
  • Manage a growing movement of volunteer leaders, and organize and facilitate meetings, focus groups and town halls to provide opportunities for community members to discuss ongoing local systems-change work, including health and wellness, justice reinvestment, cultural responsive programs and peace building
  • Train, support, and develop Justice League CA members and community members to join, design, and lead campaigns for justice reform, and to rapidly respond to emergent crises
  • Map the justice reform landscape in CA in partnership with leadership, other Organizers, and leaders, and lay the foundation for organizing that will advance tangible policy change
  • Build and maintain relationships with groups and organizations developing and leading justice reform and restorative justice campaigns and with prominent leaders, elected officials, and communities throughout your region and across California
  • Connect Justice League CA members across regions and work on city, county, and statewide campaigns in coalition and lead rapid-response campaigns and ongoing organizing grounded in the Justice League’s strengths and cultural relevance to build and mobilize power for justice reinvestment, community safety, and ending mass incarceration
  • Build and maintain relationships Participate in and lead grassroots components of campaign strategy, planning, and evaluation, and evaluate performance and impact
  • Actively participate in organizational planning with other Gathering for Justice staff locally and nationally 
  • Regularly report progress toward goals, manage all grant requirements, and support donor relations 
  • Develop training, outreach, and communications materials
  • Other responsibilities as developed and agreed upon

Requirements:

The Gathering for Justice team is a highly collaborative group of people who take initiative, look for opportunities, and stay accountable to each other and to the communities we serve. This role is good for you if you have/are: 

  • 3-5 years previous experience working as a community organizer with communities of color, preferably with a focus on criminal justice reform, restorative justice, and/or transformative justice
  • Demonstrated understanding of community organizing and policy advocacy landscape in California
  • Outgoing personality and ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage diverse projects simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and self-motivation
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team as a positive and proactive team player
  • Special interest in building power among people of color to fight for social, economic and racial justice
  • Willingness to travel, and to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends, as needed
  • Comfort with social media and digital communication, and graphic design skills preferred
  • Experience working with California funders and familiarity with Elevate Youth preferred
  • Social work background and/or prior experience working with young people and people with mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness and history of incarceration is preferred
  • Proficiency in Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Zoom, project management tools, and generally tech savvy

This position is remote but must be located in Oxnard, California.


Job Summary: The Gathering for Justice seeks a passionate and talented candidate to join our dynamic and growing team as a Regional Organizer. This position is a critically…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de abril de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    28 de febrero de 2022
  • Nivel Profesional
    Profesional
Salario
USD $55.000 - USD $65.000
/ año

Compensación

  • Unlimited Responsible Time Off Policy
  • Generous holiday and institutional rest periods
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, ST and LT disability, life insurance package
  • FSA, DCA and HSA options
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • Unlimited Responsible Time Off Policy
  • Generous holiday and institutional rest periods
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, ST and LT disability, life insurance package
  • FSA, DCA…

Ubicación

Presencial
Oxnard, CA, USA

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