Join the fight for social, racial, economic and environmental justice!
Citizen Action of New York is one of the fastest-growing statewide grassroots organizations in the country. We fight for social, racial, economic and environmental justice, and an America that works for all of us. Our organizing campaigns focus on issues such as jobs, education, health care, campaign finance reform, progressive taxation, criminal justice and consumer issues. We have won significant improvements in New Yorkers’ lives, and we have elected progressive candidates to office.
We are currently looking for a full time ORGANIZER for our HUDSON VALLEY, KINGSTON chapter. Most weeks hours will be from noon to 9pm Monday through Friday.
The primary duty of the organizer is outreach and volunteer recruitment and management
Prepare for daily outreach that is happening, including phone banks, canvasses, tabling, petitioning, that helps to build visibility of Citizen Action in the community.
Responsibility for all functions that are part of outreach and volunteer recruitment including script writing, cutting turf with the Voter Activation Network (VAN), printing, training, etc.
Schedule volunteers for phone banks, canvassing, events, lobbying, committee meetings, etc.
Schedule one to one relational meetings for lead organizer with prospective members and volunteers.
Assist lead organizer with events and mobilizations
Identify community outreach opportunities for tables at fairs and other community events.
Ensure that confirmations and reminders are done consistently for any event, meeting or action.
Timely database management and upkeep
Experience in volunteer recruitment and outreach
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to travel, including having a reliable car
Ability to inspire and motivate people.
Social media skills are desirable
Proven to work well with diverse communities.
Pays attention to detail and works well under pressure of deadlines and accountability systems
Compensation: $18 per hour, 40 hours per week. Citizen Action offers a generous and competitive benefits package that includes health insurance with no employee premium, paid holidays, three weeks vacation, and a 401k after one year of employment.
To Apply: Please upload a resume and cover letter addressed to Jamaica Miles, Statewide Lead Organizer at the following link: https://nexusmanagement.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=59
Citizen Action of NY is an equal opportunity employer and we seek to build an organization that aggressively pursues a racial justice agenda. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
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