Community Organizer Job Description
CCJ’s Community Organizer is responsible for engaging in community outreach and organizing activities, such as mobilizing members for meetings and hearings; organizing community outreach events; developing volunteer outreach plans, supervising activities and maintaining volunteer database; assisting in organizing and implementing publicity; coordinating outreach and distribute publications; providing leadership trainings for community members and ally groups; and representing CCJ at meetings as necessary.
The Community Organizer provides administrative, Board, and Director support in the following ways: implementation of strategic plan; general board development and support; managing special fundraising events; and assisting the Executive Director and other staff with organizational projects and campaigns.
Qualified candidates will have experience in community organizing and/or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Must be enthusiastic and self-motivated. Strong communication and writing skills required. Must work well under pressure and willing to work on nights and weekends.
The Center for Coalfield Justice is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package, healthcare, and salary commensurate with experience, and other nonprofit organizations of similar size, scope and mission.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume with three references and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.