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Regional Organizer - Centre County

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Pittsburgh UNITED
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State College, PA
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Publicado há 21 dias

Title: Regional Organizer 

Reports to: Deputy Organizing Director

Location: Centre County 


To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@paunited.org; subject line "Centre County Regional Organizer." Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 


Job Description: The Regional Organizer will build sustainable progressive power in Centre County, a key region in Pennsylvania that will determine the political and economic future for working-class people across the state. The Regional Organizer is responsible for building Central PA United, a member-led chapter of dues-paying members that has already elected three of our members to State College Borough Council and launched a campaign for a tenant’s bill of rights. Your job is to expand these campaigns by recruiting new volunteers and members, planning campaign actions with our members, and expanding awareness of the housing crisis in State College.

The Regional Organizer will perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering people to join with their family, friends, and neighbors to build a multi-racial, working-class movement for independent political power. 

We are seeking individuals who are passionate, versatile, and enthusiastic with experience bringing people together around an issue and moving them to take action.

Be advised, Pittsburgh United requires employees to be vaccinated for Covid 19 as a condition of employment, subject to legally mandated accommodations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identify, recruit, and train members to take part in building the organization through issue-based and political campaigns
  • Create positive relationships with community members, organizational partners, member leaders, and political allies
  • Plan and execute small and large actions and mobilizations (rallies, meetings, door to door canvass, etc)
  • Work with the digital organizer and communications team to promote events, resources, actions, etc.
  • Work both as a lead organizer in a geographic area and as part of a broader team of organizers on shared campaigns 


Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Commitment to understand race, class, gender, and other equity issues as part of your work as well as the impact these structural issues have on our collective work environment
  • Belief in and commitment to progressive social, racial, and economic justice
  • A deep connection to people across different political and demographic backgrounds in Central PA
  • Superior interpersonal skills, and ability to work with a diverse array of individuals and communities, and an ability to challenge people to take risks in order to make change
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to receive and integrate performance-based feedback into ongoing work plans as well as the ability to provide relevant and timely feedback to peers in a constructive manner
  • PA Drivers License and use of a vehicle


Other Information:

The work schedule can at times be greater than 40 hours per week and includes evening and weekend meetings and events, as necessary. It is not a strictly 9am-5pm position. Travel may be required and may include extended periods of time in different communities across Western Pennsylvania.

This is a full-time, exempt position that is part of the PA Workers United bargaining unit with a starting salary of $43,000 - $55,000. PA United provides health, dental, and vision insurance with fully paid premiums and deductibles as well as a 401k with an employer contribution of 3% of salary, monthly cell phone and travel stipends, 12 paid sick days, and 28 holiday/vacation days annually.

PA United is an affirmative action employer. People of color, LGBTQIA people, and women are strongly encouraged to apply. We believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhance our ability to fulfill our mission. Employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law. PA United’s office is accessible, however, PA United staff are currently working remotely. Learn more about us at www.paunited.org

Title: Regional Organizer 

Reports to: Deputy Organizing Director

Location: Centre County 


To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@paunited.org; subject line "Centre County Regional Organizer." Applications will be accepted on a…

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  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
Salário
USD $43.000 - USD $55.000
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Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de State College, PA
Local Associado
State College, PA, USA

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Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@paunited.org; subject line "Centre County Regional Organizer." Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@paunited.org; subject line "Centre County Regional Organizer." Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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