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Scale for Change
Cobb County, United States (on-site)
28 days ago
Scale for Change
Cobb County, United States (on-site)
28 days ago

Description

Job Title: BIPOC Youth Field Organizer

Position: Temporary

Location: Georgia (Cobb County, Fulton County, or Gwinnett County preferred)

Organization Overview

Scale for Change, through the principles and practices of community organizing, scales and grows partner organizations to achieve their goals by organizing with, hiring from and building for the communities they serve. We envision a world where people, including the most marginalized, can express their truest selves, imagine infinite possibilities and feel radical joy, vulnerability and empowerment. Our values include quality, equity, innovation, transparency, bravery, and sustainability.

General Description

Planned Parenthood Votes is an independent expenditure political committee whose mission is to elect pro-reproductive rights and pro-abortion candidates at the federal levels.

Scale for Change, in partnership with Planned Parenthood Votes and Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates, is seeking a full time, temporary organizer to run a field program in target districts with the goal of building diverse volunteer teams to reach voters of color under 35 and turn them out to vote. This organizer will utilize traditional and non-traditional field organizing tactics to make deep relationships in the communities they aim to reach, recruit volunteers to engage in these tactics, and meet ambitious but realistic goals to win in key electoral districts.

Organizers will gain the following experience and be responsible for:

  • Crafting and implementing independent expenditure campaign plans with the support of Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates and Planned Parenthood Votes staff
  • Building deep & intentional relationships with the local community, organizations, and leaders to volunteer and turn out to vote for abortion rights champions in the 2022 midterm election
  • Recruiting, training, and managing volunteers to participate in canvassing, campaign actions, and other community events
  • Developing an understanding of how data is a vital component to track and analyze advocacy campaigns by using the Voter Activation Network to manage volunteer and voter data
  • Managing logistics, planning, and implementation of phone banks, canvasses, and other volunteer and voter engagement efforts

Special qualifications include:

  • Lived or working experience in the Atlanta-metro area. This may include but isn’t limited to: time spent or years residing, trusted partnerships with community members and organizations, past volunteer or paid organizing and field experience, or any similar connection to the area
  • Ability to use personal stories to explain why you organize
  • Successful experience recruiting new members to an organization
  • Strong commitment to meeting deadlines and showing progress towards goals
  • Curiosity around new ways of organizing, using data, and building infrastructure for a long-term movement
  • Access to a vehicle (gas cards will be provided)

Ideal candidates will have experience with at least four of the following:

  • Local organizing in the city where you are applying to work
  • Holding self responsible to quantitative and qualitative goals
  • At least one big campaign event or in your local community – as a volunteer or staff
  • At least 1-2 years of volunteer or paid field organizing
  • Leading canvasses or phone banks
  • Working knowledge of Voter Activation Network, Excel, a computer language, or another tool for data management
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Knowledge of reproductive health issues
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred but not required

There is no formal education requirement for this position.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position with Scale for Change, with a weekly gross salary of $1,153.85. Full-time exempt employees are also eligible for a cell phone reimbursement of up to $75/month, and employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance. This is a short-term position with an expected end date of December 16, 2022.

How to Apply:

Please apply on our website at scaleforchange.org/get-hired. We strongly encourage women, people of color, working-class, and LGBTQ people, as well as those with disabilities, to apply.

Scale for Change, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Scale for Change, LLC is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 64750695
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Cobb County, United States
    Fulton County, United States
    Gwinnett County, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Scale for Change
  • Position Title: Georgia Youth Organizer
  • Job Function: Political
  • Salary: $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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