[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.

http://www.anchoragefact.org/

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.

Applicant Requirements

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

Salary/Benefits

$30-35,000 annual salary
Medical insurance
Mileage reimbursement
Relocation costs

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>


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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) 
450-9220<tel:%28347%29%20450-9220>.

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. 
http://welcometocup.org/

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. 
http://hesterstreet.org/



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