job: campaign organizer

colist-admin at colist-admin at
Thu Sep 27 11:15:58 CDT 2001

From: "Smith-Caronia, Terri" <Smith-
Caronia at>

If you or someone you know is interested, please give Sondra 
a call!

Welfare Reform & Public Job Creation Issues

Community Voices Heard, a membership organization of low-
income people on welfare based in NYC is seeking an 
experienced organizer to build and manage a statewide 
campaign in New York State focusing on TANF Re-
Authorization (Federal Welfare Reform), job creation and state 
welfare reform issues. This position will be based in NYC, but 
with a larger percentage of statewide travel, a large focus of 
which will be the Hudson Valley to Albany.   

The Statewide Campaign Organizer will be responsible for:  

·	Identifying groups and constituencies interested in welfare, 
job creation and other anti-poverty issues;  

·	Building relationships with upstate organizations and 
individuals in key districts through- out the state, to work on 
welfare, job creation and other anti-poverty issues;  

·	Building networks of local individuals on welfare to support 
CVH campaigns and issues;  

·	Providing technical assistance, training and information to 
help mobilize local community organizations and people on 
these issues;  

·	Organizing statewide meetings and actions with interested 
organizations and individuals focusing on TANF and welfare 
reform issues.  


·	2+ years experience in Direct Membership, Legislative, 
Electoral and/or Issue Organizing;  

·	Experience organizing community forums, meetings and 
large scale actions;  

·	Excellent with computers, writing and speaking in public;  

·	A basic understanding of the state budget process, 
welfare reform and job creation issues is highly desirable;  

·	Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team;  

·	Spanish Language ability is desirable but not required;  

·	Ability to work long hours, and to work away from NYC for 
periods of time, including traveling around NYS.  

The Statewide Campaign Organizer is a temporary position.  
Applicants should have access to an automobile for statewide 
travel. Salary is DOE.  Please send resume and cover letter 
ASAP to CVH at 170 E. 116th St. # 1E New York, NY 10029 
or fax us at 212-996-9481.  For more info, check out: or call 212-860-6001.  CVH is an equal 
opportunity employer; women, people of color, LGBT people 
and former welfare recipients are strongly encouraged to apply 
for this position.  


Sondra Youdelman
Public Policy Coordinator
Community Voices Heard
170 East 116th Street, Suite #1E
New York, New York 10029

Tel.   212-860-6001 x 107
Fax    212-996-9481
Email  sondra at

terri smith-caronia
NYC Policy Analyst
Housing Works NYC Advocacy Department
212-966-0466, ext. 1296
212-925-9618 (fax)
509-267-7663 (fax)
smith-caronia at

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