job: field organizer, Ohio

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Wed Dec 21 20:03:52 CST 2005


From: "Debbie Phillips" <debbie at ohiofairschools.org>

The Ohio Fair Schools Campaign seeks a field organizer to work statewide
with citizen groups to fix Ohio's unconstitutional school funding system.
The deadline to submit a resume is January 10. To learn more about the work
of the Campaign, visit http://www.ohiofairschools.org

The mission of the Ohio Fair Schools Campaign is to advocate for
high-quality public education opportunities for all Ohio children wherever
they live, whatever their race and whatever their family background. The
Campaign is a coalition of Ohio groups from rural, urban and suburban areas
working towards a real solution to Ohio’s school funding crisis.

Qualifications: excellent communication skills, writing skills, ability to
work flexible hours, superior organization skills, ability to work within a
team, willingness to participate in new experiences, ability to work with
individuals of diverse backgrounds, computer skills (including word
processing, database, and internet skills), ability to work with limited
supervision, ability to multi-task, experience working with youth, and two
years previous experience and/or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Must
have own transportation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Work intensively with citizens in targeted school districts to form
chapters of the Ohio Fair Schools Campaign
· Participate in planning and implementation of Ohio Fair Schools Campaign
programs
· Assist the Executive Director with development and production of training
materials and publications i.e. newsletter, resource directory, curricular
materials
· Provide planning and logistical support for training, workshops,
conferences, etc.
· Participate in and assist local leaders as needed in all phases of their
community organizing work
· Collaborate with the Executive Director on fundraising strategies
· Perform outreach for Ohio Fair Schools Campaign initiatives
· Participate in Ohio Fair Schools Campaign membership development
activities
· Attend monthly meetings of the Campaign
· Submit a monthly staff report detailing accomplishments and activities
· Other duties as assigned

Please contact Debbie Phillips if you have questions about the position.
mailto:debbie at ohiofairschools.org






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