job: organizer, Los Angeles, no salary info
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Fri Jan 25 08:44:29 CST 2008
From: "Lee Winkelman" <lwinkelman at aol.com>
Community Organizing and Campaign Coordinator
The Progressive Jewish Alliance (PJA), a dynamic and growing statewide
organization dedicated to engaging Jews in major campaigns for social
justice, seeks a Community Organizing and Campaign Coordinator for its
Los Angeles office.
The Community Organizing and Campaign Coordinator, supervised by the
Regional Director, will work closely with PJA staff, membership and
Southern California Regional Council members to further PJA’s community
organizing, education, and coalition work. The Community Organizing and
Campaign Coordinator will be responsible for planning and administering
a number of PJA’s campaigns and events, as well as some membership
outreach and communication.
Chief responsibilities include:
* Working with PJA’s Economic Justice Working Group to lead PJA’s local
economic justice and low-wage worker campaigns.
* Coordinating PJA’s “Kosher Consumerism” education, advocacy, and
organizing work, including our “Kosher Clothing” anti-sweatshop work and
“Just Journeys” hotel workers campaign.
* Organizing PJA’s ongoing presence in the coalitions for comprehensive
* Assisting with and implementing other PJA campaigns and programs,
including our work on criminal justice and civil liberties.
* Supervising an organizing intern, when applicable.
* Recruiting and engaging PJA members through community events, email
alerts, and website maintenance.
Qualifications: We seek an energetic, organized and creative
self-starter with a passion for, and understanding of, Jewish social
justice work. Applicants must have experience administering projects,
community organizing, and policy work. We seek individuals dedicated to
PJA’s vision and who have a commitment to, and familiarity with, the
American Jewish community, including an understanding of community norms
and lightening-rod issues. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal,
writing and communication skills and comfort with public speaking.
Applicants must have a strong teamwork ethic and ability to multi-task.
Bachelor’s degree required. Salary DOE. Benefits include full health,
sick days, and vacation. Please email resume with cover letter and two
references to office at pjalliance.org or fax to: (323) 761-8355 attn:
Jaime Rapaport, Regional Director.
Position open until filled.
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