[COMM-ORG] job: community organizer, Anchorage Alaska, with salary info
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From: Chelsea Gulling <chelsea.gulling at gmail.com>
AFACT is seeking a community organizer in Anchorage, Alaska. The
organizer will be responsible for providing training to congregation and
neighborhood leaders to effectively organize to improve conditions in
their neighborhoods, schools and communities.
Anchorage Faith & Action • Congregations Together (AFACT) was created in
2003 by eight congregations to organize, empower, and mobilize local
faith communities to address quality of life issues affecting the
community. Since its inception, congregation members have stepped into
leadership roles on issues such as education, youth recreation, public
safety and healthcare.
Primary responsibilities include
Provide training to congregation and community members in the principles
of congregation-based community organizing.
Regularly conduct one-to-one visits with congregation and community members.
Assist local organizing committees in defining their vision and goals
for the neighborhood and community.
Conduct research and strategic planning with local organizing
committees. Coordinate large community action meetings.
Participate in fundraising, administrative activities, and statewide
development as required.
Baccalaureate degree or prior, relevant work experience
Strong analytical, writing and public speaking skills
Strong interpersonal skills & ability to develop relationships of trust
Ability to work with diverse religious, racial and ethnic communities
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to speak Spanish and experience working with youth preferred
$30-35,000 annual salary
Candidates must participate in and successfully complete a one-to-one
screening process. Please contact Chelsea Gulling,
chelsea.gulling at gmail.com, 907-297-7737 with any questions. To apply,
please email me your resume and cover letter.
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From: Ben Palmquist <BPalmquist at urbanjustice.org>
The Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center, the
Center for Urban Pedagogy, and the Hester Street Collaborative are
pleased to announce an upcoming conference and exhibit: Partnering for
Impact: Innovative Collaborations for Effective Organizing. Join us in
New York City in June for a day-long conference to explore how
grassroots community organizations and resource organizations can
partner to organize for justice and social change. The conference will
include panel discussions, interactive case studies and hands-on
workshops to build skills and explore innovative examples of
participatory research, planning and design. More information, including
date and location, will be coming soon!
Partnering for Impact will conclude with an exhibition of examples of
innovative, collaborative projects. We are issuing a request for
proposals for projects to be featured in this exhibition. Those that are
selected will be able to share work with other resource allies,
potential project partners, and funders. The exhibit will be open to
conference attendees and participants, invited foundations, and members
of the press, and the projects will be displayed in posters and a
booklet documenting the event. Proposals are due on Monday, February 25,
at 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time.
To learn more, download the RFP from
http://welcometocup.org/PartneringForImpact.pdf. If you have any
questions about the RFP or the conference, contact Ben Palmquist,
Conference Coordinator, at
bpalmquist at urbanjustice.org<mailto:bpalmquist at urbanjustice.org> or (347)
This conference and exhibit are being produced with generous support
from the Surdna Foundation.
About the Conference Organizers:
The Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center (CDP)
strengthens the impact of grassroots organizations in New York City's
low-income and other excluded communities. http://cdp-ny.org/
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that
uses the power of design and art to improve civic engagement.
Hester Street Collaborative (HSC) empowers residents of underserved
communities by providing them with the tools and resources necessary to
have a direct impact on shaping their built environment.
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