We’re Hiring: Community Organizers

Community Organizer | El Pueblo & La Fuerza

Title: Community Organizer

Salary: $50,000

Full Time: 40 hours/week 

Temporary: December 31, 2023

Reports to: Deputy Director

Priority Application Deadline: Rolling base, no later than Friday, January 27, 2023

El Pueblo is looking to hire two Community Organizers, who work closely with the Policy/Advocacy Team to implement the organization’s field programs and community engagement and organizing strategy. 

This position will:

  1. Build relationships with volunteers, youth program participants, and adult community leaders to execute field programs, which may include reproductive health and justice, civic engagement, policy advocacy, and other organizational priorities; 
  2. Promote the visibility of El Pueblo and La Fuerza in the community and online; and 
  3. Coordinate youth members, adult members, and volunteers, leading voter registration canvases and get out the vote efforts. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

Community Engagement 

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate base-building strategies to recruit community members. 
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with local grassroots organizations, non-profits, and community leaders by actively participating in coalition calls and community events.
  • Build strong community relationships to support the organizations’ civic engagement efforts.
  • Create opportunities for community members to understand and speak out about the importance of reproductive health and justice, civic engagement, immigrant rights, and other organizational priorities.

Communications & Development 

  • Assist with the creation of powerful communications products including print publications, online communications, and social media. 
  • Work with staff to create social media content for various platforms.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications  

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English; 
  • Experience working with a diverse team and planning/leading community events;
  • Proficient in Microsoft platforms – track volunteers, manage metrics, produce reports, etc; 
  • Experience in NC politics, policy-making, and/or community organizing; 
  • Some knowledge of key issue areas relevant to the immigrant community in North Carolina
  • Preferred personal experience working with grassroots and nonprofits in North Carolina.
  • Possesses excellent oral and interpersonal skills; 
  • Project management skills with an ability to manage large, long-term, complex projects; 
  • Able to self-direct, manage multiple projects, and create individual deadlines
  • Partnering attitude; high integrity/honesty, promoting accountability for self and others; and
  • Ability to convene and lead meetings, and deliver presentations.

Summary of Compensation & Benefits 

  • Salary at $50,000.
  • We provide medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. We have a generous paid time off policy. We will also provide a laptop and all necessary technology. 
  • In addition, we are deeply invested in supporting the professional development of all staff members. 

To Apply 

Please send the following to jazmin@elpueblo.org with the subject line “Community Organizer” and your name (no phone calls please):

  • Paragraph or bullet points of interest in the position and key qualifying traits
  • Your resume with three references

Hiring Timeline

  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of January 27. The role will remain open until filled.
  • Applicants whose skills and qualifications most closely match the needs of this role will be invited to interview with a small panel of La Fuerza and El Pueblo leaders by early February.
  • We hope to extend a job offer to two candidates in early to mid February. Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of reference checks. 

Should you require any accommodation during the application process, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact jazmin@elpueblo.org  

El Pueblo and La Fuerza are equal opportunity employers committed to workplace equity through ongoing learning, discussion, investment in training, and continual recommitment to our core values. Members of communities of color, the LGBTQ+ community, immigrant communities, and other historically disenfranchised communities (race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, age, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, or prior record of arrest or conviction) are encouraged to apply.

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