ONG (Setor Social)

K-12 Policy Associate

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O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Philadelphia, PA
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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Data de Início
8 de julho de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
1 de julho de 2024
Salário
USD $45.000 / ano
Plus benefits and generous paid time off.

Descrição

Position Summary

We are seeking an outgoing individual to join the K-12 team to provide operational support for its advocacy, policy, and programmatic initiatives. The K-12 Policy Associate will work closely with the K-12 Policy Director and County Coordinators to grow the base of education stakeholders throughout the region and support the work of the education funding campaign, equity initiatives, and parent and youth-centered advocacy programming.


Key Duties:

•    Manage the day-to-day operations for special projects on K-12 initiatives

•    Schedule legislative/community organization meetings on K-12 priorities

•    Assist in organizing K-12 policy-related events, such as rallies, press conferences, advocacy trainings, forums, report launch events, etc.

•    Build our list of supporters and supporting organizations by attending local events, pre-organized meetings, and mobilizing others to attend within school district boundaries

•    Grow and update the active database of education stakeholders throughout the region

•    Increase the visibility of our work by documenting support and field activities via social media

•    Provide communications support for potential and current participants in student-focused advocacy projects (i.e. Justice in Education, securing student participants for events)

•    Conduct outreach to elected officials, community partners, stakeholders, etc. regarding K-12 policies and initiatives

•    Work with the K-12 team to create presentations and materials for outreach

•    Maintain data entry of supporters into the K-12 spreadsheets and Every Action lists by school districts, counties, and key sectors

•    Represent Children First at community and coalition meetings/events

•    Track progress of grant deliverables

•    Assist with K-12 report research

•    Track outreach, local media coverage, and populate shared campaign calendar with field events

•    Participate and take notes in state-wide campaign, mobilization, or other K-12 calls

•    Work with K-12 education policy interns/fellows and volunteers to further K-12 policies and initiatives


Qualifications, Education, Experience & Skills:

•    A passion for supporting the engagement of education stakeholders, including school administrators and students to garner support for more resources and funding for education.

•    Experience working on a team as an advocate with a positive history of impact, able to coordinate, negotiate, manage, and work with coworkers of all levels.

•    Highly organized, able to multi-task and manage multiple projects

•    Knowledge of the key policy challenges in the education sector preferred.

•    Strong verbal and written communication skills and a deep working knowledge of data analysis software applications and tools.

•    Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Docs.

•    Minimum 1 years of experience working in a non-profit/advocacy/community service field, can be an unpaid internship experience.

•    Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public policy, or relate field required.

•    Ability to work occasional weekend or evening events.

•    Willingness to travel throughout Southeast Pennsylvania and Harrisburg.


Position Summary

We are seeking an outgoing individual to join the K-12 team to provide operational support for its advocacy, policy, and programmatic initiatives. The K-12 Policy Associate will work closely with the K-12 Policy Director…

Localização

Híbrido
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Como se inscrever

Send resume and cover letter to info@childrenfirst.org. Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.



Send resume and cover letter to info@childrenfirst.org. Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.



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