Up to 28 hours/week; $25.00/hour
We are looking for a passionate and task-oriented leader who wants to do organizing for a nonprofit startup focused on LGBTQ rights. This will be a person who cares deeply about social justice issues, and wants to be part of a grassroots movement in the State of New York. This position requires flexible hours, approximately 4 days a week (some evenings and weekends required).
To implement the Civic Engagement and Public Education Project (CEPEP) in specific districts. In collaboration with the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, this project aims to promote civic engagement based on social and political capital by working with local neighborhood-based partners throughout the state. The goal is to promote civic engagement among LGBTQ individuals and their allies, with an emphasis on reaching communities of color, and trans, GNX people. The additional focus is to raise awareness about The NEW Pride Agenda, and create a grassroots campaign regarding LGBTQ public policy. This is a temporary consulting position but will last a minimum of one year.
Contact local organizations and community leaders to discuss the launching of The NEW Pride Agenda and CEPEP’s goals. Engage and empower them to work with local LGBTQ issues, promoting advocacy and education. Plan and promote community meetings in the district and other online activities, to discuss CEPEP’s goals and empower residents around civic engagement. Document meetings and write reports with number of participants, potential impact, etc.
Experience in community organizing
Commitment to LGBTQ and other social justice issues
Strong public speaking skills
Experience in facilitating meetings
Persons of Color, Trans, and bi-lingual are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org