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Sustainable Port Chester Alliance


Part-Time Community Organizer

Based in Port Chester, NY


The Sustainable Port Chester Alliance is a coalition of faith, civic, and labor organizations and community members founded in 2015. We build power to secure responsible development, affordable housing, good jobs, and to safeguard human and civil rights in Port Chester, NY.

The Alliance is seeking an energetic, Part-Time Community Organizer interested in a unique opportunity to help build a new and exciting grassroots organization.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Conduct broad and intensive outreach to various communities in Port Chester.
  • Coordinate campaigns.
  • Execute popular education programs and mobilization.
  • Identify and develop new leaders.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain relations with key local organizations, leaders and activists.
  • Interface with unions, community based organizations, and social justice movements in the immediate area and throughout Westchester County.
  • Coordinate social media.
  • Develop and distribute regular meeting notices, agendas and minutes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Some previous experience in union or community organizing.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Fluency, if not high proficiency, in English and Spanish.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Proficiency in social media.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic writing and computer skills.
  • Familiarity with Port Chester and/or Westchester County desired.

COMPENSATION & HOURS
Compensation is $20/hour for 20 hours per week.

Job commences June 18th 2018 (flexible).

TO APPLY
Send cover letter and résumé to:
Joan Grangenois-Thomas, Executive Director, at portchesteralliance@yahoo.com

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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