ONG (Setor Social)

Organizer - Wisconsin

Virtual
O trabalho precisa ser executado em Wisconsin, US
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Publicado há 12 dias

Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Data de Início
15 de agosto de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
31 de julho de 2024
Salário
USD $60.000 - $65.000 / ano

Descrição

Addition (a project of Tides Center) is looking for a community organizer to work on their Senior Care Campaign in the upper Midwest. We seek a candidate committed to building winning economic and social justice campaigns. As a community organizer, you will be responsible for organizing with working-class rural people in Wisconsin by conducting one-to-one visits, building an engaged base of people, developing grassroots leadership, creating effective communications, and more. We are looking for someone who is excited about building power with people in new ways & places and has the drive, self-direction and flexibility to make it a reality.

We are seeking an experienced and effective organizer who is excited to work with senior citizens to build power and win changes to provide affordable, accessible and high-quality care in small cities, towns and rural communities. You will help drive the Senior Care Campaign in Wisconsin and help shape our regional organizing strategy. This is a great opportunity for a skilled, strategic leader to launch and grow organizing with rural seniors to advance care in rural Wisconsin.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

*Work with the Senior Strategist to inform the overall vision and work plan for campaigns.

*Provide leadership by driving the campaign, bringing in new people and changing the way people think about the contributions, challenges and opportunities of senior citizens and rural communities.

*Listen for issues that resonate with rural people, frame the issues, help people create effective organizing plans and take action. 

*Work to identify and develop new leaders and strategic constituencies. This includes training and coaching grassroots leaders in organizing fundamentals, such as running effective public meetings and non-violent direct actions.

*Be actively meeting and engaging with a broad range of people in rural communities. 

*This work will emphasize in-person connections, including one-to-one and in-person meetings, to build power among people who are often left out of decision-making that impacts their lives.


Other Duties and Responsibilities

*Maintain and track detailed organizing records and conduct ongoing follow-up.

*Valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle. This is a Wisconsin-based position and you must be able to drive to organize with people in the towns, cities and rural communities across Wisconsin where they live on a regular basis.


Education and/or Experience

*Experience: three or more years of campaigning and community organizing experience preferred.

*Campaigns and Organizing leadership: Ability to plan, execute, and adapt campaign strategies in changing contexts. This includes strong strategic thinking and decision-making skills.

*Training and Leadership Development: Experience training and developing community members in organizing, power building, community advocacy and/or influencing policy.

*Systems-based approach: Familiarity and comfort with systems-based approaches to change.

*Experience working with older people.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

*Strong Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, distilling complex ideas into clear, compelling messages. Good conversation and interpersonal communication skills.

*Interpersonal skills: Experience building relationships and engaging effectively with people from various generational, ethnic, racial, socio-economic, educational, and religious backgrounds, as well as people of various physical abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities

*Basic computer skills (Google Suite, Zoom, ability to learn and utilize organizational database functions for organizing). Experience using social media for organizing a plus. 

*Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

*Commitment to meeting people where they are at. 

Organizational Relationship

Addition is a fiscally sponsored project of Tides Center. Addition serves as a home for incubating projects to engage the bigger “We” needed to preserve democracy and address the most pressing issues of our time by bringing together experienced, talented, and creative strategists and organizers to be in relationship with segments of the country that have been written off by much of today’s social justice movement. This position will report to a Senior Organizing Strategist. Addition (a project of Tides Center) is a fully remote organization. Candidates should be based in Wisconsin and will work from a home office. This is a full-time position.

Physical Demands

There are no significant physical requirements related to this position.

Work Environment

Will work remotely with significant travel across Wisconsin and limited travel in the Upper Midwest..

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation

Tides Center is an equal-opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The organization encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Addition (a project of Tides Center) is looking for a community organizer to work on their Senior Care Campaign in the upper Midwest. We seek a candidate committed to building winning economic and social justice campaigns. As a community…

Benefícios

We provide a generous benefits package that includes health and dental coverage, a 401(k) plan, a flexible spending plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and support for remote work set-up.   

We provide a generous benefits package that includes health and dental coverage, a 401(k) plan, a flexible spending plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and support for remote work…

Localização

Virtual
Trabalho deve ser executado em Wisconsin, US
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1012 Torney Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129, USA

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