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Community Organizer

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate 15 immigration clinics with 21-24 appointment slots in NYC public schools;
  • Establish, strengthen, and maintain connections with 12-15 NYC public schools primarily focusing on community and international high schools;
  • Establish, strengthen, and maintain connections with trusted community groups, faith-based institutions, and other leaders in immigrant neighborhoods;
  • Provide designated schools with support in conducting strategic and targeted outreach to promote upcoming clinics including tailored Know Your Rights workshops;
  • Refer individuals to ActionNYC events and other services;
  • Attend meetings and events to promote and provide information about ActionNYC,
  • Use ActionNYC’s technological tool to collect and track data,
  • Work closely with lead organizer to meet organizational goals and tasks.

Requirements:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish;
  • Previous campaign and/or  community outreach experience;
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communications skills, including written and verbal;
  • Flexible schedule and availability for occasional weekend  and evening events and meetings;
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with community partners (e.g., churches, social service organizations);
  • Ability to work in a team and in collaboration with other organizations and partners;
  • Ability to work independently to meet ambitious goals;
  • Comfort using technology and inputting data;
  • Ability to work in a fast‐paced, high intensity environment;
  • Demonstrated a commitment to social justice issues and experience working in youth empowerment advocacy;
  • Ability to engage, motivate, and inspire others.

Preferred but not required:

  • Directly impacted by the US immigration system ex. DACAmented or previously undocumented;
  • Experience and knowledge in working within community context

Compensation:

Salary in the mid-30 range with commensurate benefits package. This position is full-time, hourly and non-exempt.

Timeline:

Applications will be received on a rolling basis and interviews will happen concurrently. Ideal starting date before the end of August.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit your resume and cover letter to organizer@atlasdiy.org with “Community Organizer-[Your Name]” in subject line.

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