[COMM-ORG] job: field organizer, Houston, no salary info
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From: Julie Davids <jdavids at aidschicago.org>
Please distribute widely! AIDS United seeks Regional Field Organizers.
National HIV/AIDS policy, advocacy, and grant making organization seeks
three (3) Regional Field Organizers to work with its grantees, partners,
and allies to implement a coordinated national organizing strategy to
mobilize grassroots state and federal HIV/AIDS-related advocacy to
achieve the National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals--reduction in HIV
incidence; increase in access to care and improvement of health outcomes
for people living with HIV/AIDS; and reduction of HIV-related health
disparities. Regional Field Organizers will be located in Texas,
Washington DC, and the Southeast U.S.
Field Organizers will work to enhance the leadership, organizing,
advocacy skills, grasstops and grassroots engagement, media outreach,
lobbying, issue messaging, political strategy, and materials development
of AIDS United grantees and partners within assigned regions through
developing and facilitating trainings, providing technical assistance,
and developing leadership. They will work with the Director of Regional
Organizing to develop and implement regional organizing plans that will
enable both quick response and sustained efforts from people living
with, impacted by, and at risk of HIV/AIDS and the agencies who serve
them to pressing policy issues. Organizers will collaborate closely with
the Policy Department to create campaigns and organizing tools that will
assist with achievement of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals. Field
Organizers will provide support to grantees and partners with state and
federal advocacy efforts and communicate and coordinate those efforts
and outcomes internally and externally.
Must have a minimum of 3-5years of grassroots issue organizing, campaign
implementation, education and training, meeting facilitation, material
development, coalition development and coordination.
Candidates must possess a strong demonstrated knowledge of HIV/AIDS
policy issues. Must have demonstrated ability to solve practical
problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
where only limited standardization exists. Position requires experience
in program coordination, health-related services, administration, or
related areas. Ability to work effectively independently and as a member
of a team is essential. Possession of strong attention to detail and the
ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and
meet deadlines is critical. Candidates must possess strong verbal &
written communication skills and ability to work with diverse
populations. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
Competitive salary and exceptional benefits offered in a flexible work
environment. Applications must include: Cover letter, resume and salary
requirements and should be submitted to jobs at aidsunited.org with
“Regional Organizer” in the subject line (note that subject line must be
exactly as stated in order for your application to process correctly).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Equal Opportunity
Employer; people of color and persons living with HIV are strongly
encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.
Director of Regional Organizing
1424 K St NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
jterlikowski at aidsunited.org
(202) 408-1818, facsimile
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