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COMMUNITY ORGANIZER / IMMIGRANT JUSTICE

Richmond, VA, USA
Full-time
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How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs with the position name and preferred location in the subject header.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please.

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to racial and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Areas of Responsibility: 

POSITION: 
Community Organizer

POSITION TYPE:
Full-time

LOCATION:
Richmond, VA

DESCRIPTION:
New Virginia Majority is looking to hire a full-time community organizer who will recruit, engage, activate and retain members, develop leaders, build community-based leadership teams, conduct political education trainings to, and execute campaign strategy, working with Latinx immigrant communities in the Richmond, VA metro area.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles. Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Create actions, trainings and mobilization opportunities in order to activate members and activists.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database.
  • Develop the political consciousness of the affiliate organizations’ leaders through popular education, reflection, leadership development and developing appropriate educational materials.
  • Provide support to leaders.
  • Participate in campaign development, strategizing and implementation.
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign-related allies.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Skills/Experience: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; able to develop and move projects forward with independence and autonomy.
  • Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Spanish.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English languages is preferred
Compensation/Benefits: 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salaries are competitive. Salary range is $36,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience, and comes with an excellent benefits package, including health, vision, dental, and stipends for phone and transportation.

How to Apply: 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to https://www.newvirginiamajority.org/jobs with the position name and preferred location in the subject header.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please.

New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organizes in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Organization Info

New Virginia Majority

Overview
Headquarters: 
Alexandria, VA, United States
About Us
Areas of Focus: 
Mission: 

New Virginia Majority started twelve years ago with the audacious goal of building a bloc of conscious, consistent voters to advance a new politics that is democratic, sustainable and just.

In our policy agenda we offer steps to make this vision a reality, one that centers working class people of color in Virginia as the drivers of a bold new agenda for all.

This agenda is rooted in racial, gender, environmental, and economic justice. It is one that calls for not just inclusion and tolerance, but an unapologetic embrace of democracy, justice and progress.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Dec 27 2020
Active Until: 
Jan 27 2021
Hiring Organization: 
New Virginia Majority
industry: 
Nonprofit