job: Community Organizer - Riverside/San Bernardino, CA, no salary info
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Sun Oct 28 20:20:38 CDT 2007
"Lee Strieb" <lstrieb at unitehere.org>
Who We Are
The Partnership for Working Families is a national non-profit
organization that helps unions and community organizations come together
regionally to develop innovative strategies to reshape their local
economies, and to ensure that development benefits low wage workers and
their communities. We emphasize the creation of high quality jobs,
affordable housing, environmental health, and career pipelines for
shared prosperity. We are seeking a full-time organizer for our Inland
Empire project based in the San Bernardino/Riverside area.
We are seeking a full-time community organizer to spearhead our “Inland
Empire” project based in the San Bernardino/Riverside area. This
organizer will work with a wide range of unions and other social and
economic justice organizations and foundations, as well as leading
researchers, organizers and policymakers in our field.
* Develop relationships between community groups and labor unions.
* Build coalitions around issues that benefit the lives of working families.
* Develop and implement organizing plans
* Build relationships with political leaders to advocate for various issues
· Demonstrated experience in labor, community, political or faith-based
* Prior positive relationships with organizations based in the Inland Empire
· Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
· Familiarity and experience with the unions
* Strong creative strategic thinking skills.
* Staff management and fundraising experience is not mandatory, but a plus
Salary and Benefits: Compensation is based upon experience with full
family health benefits (medical, dental and vision). People of color
strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Application Process: Email cover letter and resume to:
Derek Smith, Organizing Director - Dsmith at communitybenefits.org
Deadline for application is November 3rd, 2007.
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