job: community organizing director, Chicago

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Mon Jan 8 21:33:10 CST 2007

From: "Isabel Anadon" <isabel at>

POSITION: Community Organizing Director


* Develop strategies and strategic analysis for CAAAELII’s civic 
engagement programs

* Coordinate action campaigns bringing together different ethnic communities

* Manage issues and demands, provide meaningful opportunities for 
different ethnic communities to work together

* Carry out multiple actions and campaigns at the same time

* Submit grant reports and proposals on time

* Coordinate actions and campaigns with the CAAAELII leadership team

* Administer a budget for maximum impact.

* Represents CAAAELII in conferences, and special events

* Other duties as assigned


* 10 or more years experience in community or labor organizing

* Track-record of running successful grassroots organizing campaigns

* Proven ability to identify and develop grassroots leaders

* Deep understanding of culturally appropriate methods for engagement

* Commitment to social justice and immigrant rights

* Strong interpersonal, facilitation and management skills

* Strong oral presentation and writing skills

* Flexible working hours including evenings and weekends

* Demonstrate integrity and stability of performance under pressure

* Reliable transportation required

Salary is commensurate to experience. CAAAELII provides a comprehensive 
health insurance, vacation and pension plan benefits. Interested 
candidates should send a letter and resume to:

Attn: Thavone Nyatso
4300 N. Hermitage Ave. , Chicago, IL 60613
By FAX (773) 248-1179 or by email thavone at


Isabel J. Anadon

Associate Director

Coalition of African, Arab, Asian, European and Latino Immigrants of 
Illinois (CAAAELII)

4300 N. Hermitage Ave

Chicago, IL 60613

773/248-1019 - office
773/316-0026 - mobile

773/248-1179 - fax

isabel at

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