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Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia en Acción: Environmental Justice Organizer

Job Post

Job Post

Houston, TX, USA · Texas, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia en Acción: Environmental Justice Organizer

Location

TX

Salary

45,000+ / Yearly

Company

Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia en Acción

Department

Organizing

Employer Type

Non-Profit

Application Link

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Application Link

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=95545&clientkey=5D2383E408B63687DD3A297CC0FA1846

Job Description

**The Position:**
Mi Familia Vota is seeking a full-time Community Organizer. The Community Organizer will start by building a powerful base of grassroots leaders throughout the state. They will provide strategic leadership in the development of an organizational base: building plans, recruiting members and volunteers, and mentoring leaders. The Community Organizer will recruit, train, and support members in taking on leadership roles in the movement. Our Organizer will take a lead role in planning, developing, and carrying out organizing strategy, as well as engaging in creating innovative partnerships with individuals, organizations, elected officials, media, and others.
The Community Organizer will report primarily to the State Director and subsequently to other MFV/MFV EF National team members.
**Primary Duties and Responsibilities**
- Recruit and develop a powerful base of grassroots leaders.
- Create and maintain innovative partnerships with individuals, organizations, elected officials, media, and others.
- Assist State Director and team in planning, developing, and carrying out organizing strategy.
- Coordinate volunteer leader grassroots advocacy including phone banks, door knocks, house meetings, and other activities.
- Develop and carry out monthly grassroots actions to include but not limited to community meetings, press events, letters-to-the editor, and community events.
- Serve as a communication liaison, with State Director approval, to identify opportunities for MFV/MFV EF to work with media, form partnerships, and increase visibility of the movement.
- Provide input and content for MFV/MFV EF social media platforms.
- Participate in and conduct training as a part of professional development.
- Works closely with National Organizing Deputy Director on Environmental Campaign efforts
- Prepare and submit reports of his/her job activities on as directed by the State Director and National Organizing Deputy Director
- Represent Mi Familia Vota in a professional manner to the community.

**Qualifications**
- One (1) or more years of experience in community organizing.
- Demonstrated experience building, nurturing, and maintaining diverse and effective alliances and partnerships.
- Proven ability to work collaboratively and foster collaboration and trust in others in the high-pressure environment of campaign.
- Proven record of success in setting and achieving goals.
- Self-motivated with proven ability to work independently.
- Cultural competency and ability to communicate effectively with people representing diverse interests, styles, and backgrounds.
- Excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills.
- Ability to be flexible and understanding with changes.
- Can meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
- Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
- Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.
**Benefits:**
- 100% paid employee health benefits
- Life & short-term disability Insurance
- 12 paid holidays
- 10 days’ vacation & 10 days sick pay
- 401k (with 5% employer contribution)