Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Chief Finance and Operations Officer


Full Time

Posted: 07/19/2022


Atlanta, DC, NYC, or Chicago , Georgia
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Executive Director / Rising Voices / Michigan

Rising Voices

Full Time

Posted: 07/19/2022


Michigan , Michigan
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Multiple Open Positions at Texas Organizing Project

Texas Organizing Project

Full time

Posted: 07/19/2022


Houston, Dallas or San Antonio, Texas

Communications Director (Dallas, Harris, or Bexar County)

Housing Justice Organizer (Harris County)

Lead Digital Organizer (Harris, Dallas, or Bexar Counties)

Office and Data Manager (Dallas County)

Staff Accountant (Dallas, Harris, or Bexar County)

Statewide Healthcare Justice Lead Organizer (Dallas, Harris, or Bexar County)

Statewide TOP Political Director (Harris or Dallas County)

Strategic Campaign Researcher (Dallas, Harris, or Bexar County)

TOP News Network Production Director (Dallas, Harris, or Bexar County)

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Engagement Coordinator

New York City – Campaign Finance Board

Full Time

Posted: 07/19/2022


New York , New York
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Countervailing Power

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Green Workers Alliance

Full Time

Posted: 06/23/2022


Virginia , Virginia

The Green Workers Alliance (GWA) is a project of PowerSwitch Action (formerly Partnership for Working Families). We are organizing solar installers and wind turbine technicians nationally using an online-to-offline model as we campaign to dramatically raise job standards in the field and increase investment in the green sector. We are organizing workers for more and better green jobs, building an organization with multiracial member leadership, and elevating workers voices in some of the most critical climate fights. Our work will help win economic justice, combat climate change, and achieve a just transition from fossil fuels. 

We are beginning ground operations in Virginia, where we will be organizing solar installers, particularly in rooftop solar, and working with labor, community and environmental allies on a comprehensive campaign targeting end-users of renewable energy projects. 

We are seeking an organizer in Virginia to work on both field and online organizing and help us develop our end-user campaign in coalition with a diverse set of allies.  



The organizer will help drive our efforts in Virginia to build a membership base, develop leadership, and ensure that member voices are leading on our decision making and campaign work. The organizer will also work closely with GWA’s executive director on building a coalition of groups in the state to support our end-user campaign.

The organizer will engage in outreach to green workers (particularly in rooftop solar) and those who aspire to work in the field.  One week the organizer could be at a solar installation worksite talking with workers and in another week, those workers could be attending a shareholders meeting, or engaged in direct action against mega-utility companies. Responsibilities include:

  • Solicit membership through a combination of on-line and workplace and home visits.
  • Mobilize, turn out and engage membership
  •  Develop organizing skills of members.
  • Identify, recruit, train and develop leaders.
  • Working with the executive director, build coalitions with Virginia community, labor and environmental organizations.
  •  Develop various communication systems to effectively reach members and workers in the field.
  • Help scale up the digital organizing strategy.  
  •  Help co-create the internal participatory membership engagement processes


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • At least two years of experience in field organizing
  • Spanish fluency strongly preferred
  • Campaign planning experience, both labor and community side
  • Experience working through a racial equity lens
  • Ability to both think creatively and implement effectively.
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.


Compensation and Location

This is a full-time position. We offer a competitive starting salary at $62,400 to $75,000 (depending on experience) and generous benefits, including covering full health benefit premiums (health, dental and vision) and a 401k plan with an employer contribution

The position will be based in northern Virginia with extensive travel to other parts of the state and occasional travel to other parts of the country. 


To Apply

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3-4 professional references including at least one supervisor. Send all application materials to and include “Organizer Position” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

PowerSwitch Action is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women and gender non-binary people, people of color including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender/gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

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Senior Lead Organizer

National Fast Food Workers Union SEIU

Full Time

Posted: 06/21/2022


North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama., North Carolina

TITLE: Senior Lead Organizer

LOCATION: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama.

Job Type: Full Time

Reports To: Coordinator

Supervises: This position does supervise staff.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate based on experience.


Purpose of Position:

To represent and assist the SEIU-NFFWU in organizing; to take responsibility for major campaigns and to act in a leadership role with respect to program and other staff; to perform advanced training for organizers, staff, and worker leaders of NFFWU; and to design and implement organizing goals of NFFWU.


SEIU NFFWU is working to expand the movement and deepen the successful fights to raise employment standards and unite workers in organizing their union in the fast-food industry through national, state and community campaigns.

SEIU NFFWU is affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which has more than 2 million members in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. NFFWU is united with those 2.2 million members in a shared belief in the dignity of workers and the value of their work, and in a commitment to a more just and humane society

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs a wide range of duties as assigned by the Union, including but not limited to the following:

  1. Manages large turf or multiple small campaigns including organizing, comprehensive campaigns, strike actions, and political mobilization/action.

  2. Works with field staff and coordinates aspects of the campaign including vision, strategy, timeline, communication, community outreach, and politics.

  3. Authority to hire staff, discipline or effectively recommend the same.

  4. Directs a small team of organizing staff including scheduling, assigning turf, debriefing, evaluating and training.

  5. Develops and implements training for staff and worker leaders on the campaign to further develop skills and understanding of the campaign.

  6. Evaluates staff on their performance while on the campaign.

  7. Can oversee management of the campaign data.

  8. Performs other duties as required.

  9. Must be available for travel with overnight stays required.

  10. Long and irregular hours.

Education and Experience:

  • Three to five years of work in labor union and/or progressive organizing.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and leading organizing campaigns.

  • Previous experience with the labor movement or other advocacy organizations preferred.

  • Must be able to act and organize time with extreme independence.

  • A high level of judgment, ability to take initiative and work independently; must be able to work with elected leaders, worker leaders, and staff in complex and sometimes political situations.

  • Must be able to handle multiple “priority” projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines.

  • Reports to the Organizing Coordinator and/or Organizing Director.

  • Excellent writing, verbal and analytical communication skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of organizing and political campaign strategies.

  • Ability to develop and train staff and worker leaders in the skills needed for the campaign.

  • Knowledge of organizing campaign database management tools such as VAN, Action Network or other similar applications. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office programs.

  • Ability to write and proofread campaign communications materials.

Physical Requirements:

Work is generally performed from a field office setting or other location to complete the required assignments of the position. Long and extended hours and some overnight travel may be required.


SEIU NFFWU staff enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and a 401(K) Plan.

To Apply:

Please send résumé to: In the subject line, please include the location and job title.

SEIU NFFWU is an Equal Opportunity employer that values and respects the diversity of its staff. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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Digital Equity Project Manager

The Utility Reform Network

Full Time

Posted: 06/21/2022


Los Angeles/ San Gabriel Valley (hybrid work environment), California


For 50 years, TURN - The Utility Reform Network has served as a consumer advocacy organization on behalf of telecommunications and broadband consumers across California. TURN champions the interests of California’s residential utility customers by advocating at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the state Legislature, and other forums. TURN promotes policies that provide affordable, reliable and safe telecommunications, electric and gas service, promote least-cost green energy solutions; support public input into decisionmaking; and enhance accountability of the regulators, telecommunications carriers, and the utilities. TURN advocates on behalf of all California consumers, with a special focus on fighting to ensure affordable access to essential utility and broadband services for low-income households, communities of color, immigrants, and rural communities. To learn more about TURN’s work please visit:

TURN seeks a Digital Equity Project Manager to join our consumer advocacy staff, with a focus on digital equity, inclusion and telecommunications policy of critical importance to California’s residential telecommunications customers. The Digital Equity Project Manager will be part of TURN’s Race & Equity Policy unit and will work in partnership with and under the supervision of TURN’s Director of Race & Equity Policy. The Project Manager will have the opportunity to serve as the team lead on advancing our statewide digital and equity inclusion initiatives with a primary focus on the organization’s San Gabriel Valley efforts in the first two years.

As the project lead for TURN’s place-based digital equity and inclusion work in Southern California, the Project Manager will serve as a liaison to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and State Legislature and will also serve as a point of contact to our digital equity work in the San Joaquin Valley.



The Project Manager will be responsible for the following four priority areas:

1. Coalition-Building & Relationship Management with Community Organizations

a. Actively participate and engage in Digital Equity coalition meetings across the San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, San Joaquin Valley and statewide as necessary

b. Carry out tasks and tactics developed in coalitions such as survey dissemination, event planning and organization (e.g. hosting town halls)

c. Develop and deliver presentations to coalitions at coalition events

d. Mobilize community advocates and members to join appropriate coalitions, remain engaged, provide public comment and testimony to various decisionmakers


2. Community Engagement & Capacity-Building Trainings

a. Develop materials, tools and resources for trainings such as presentations, factsheets and videos

b. Prepare and deliver training presentations to various audiences

c. Understand information provided by TURN’s Consumer Advocate in order to appropriately engage community advocates and direct service providers


3. Technical Assistance & Communications Support

a. Develop and deliver presentations for conferences and convenings

b. “Translate” regulatory and policy documents and information for community-based network consumption

c. Write and edit material for traditional and social media consumption (e.g. op-eds, blog posts, social media posts, memes, etc.)


4. Project Management and Team Liaison

a. Manage multiple aspects of TURN’s Digital Equity campaign, meet deadlines, delegate tasks and hold team members accountable

b. Serve as liaison between and among TURN’s Telecom , Organizing, and Race and Equity Policy Teams in order to ensure all departments are working coherently and cohesively with respect to TURN’s Digital Equity efforts

c. Contribute to cross-team efforts such as presenting updates at relevant team meetings, contributing to drafting and/or editing CPUC proceeding documents and other policy documents (e.g. comments, testimony, letters of support)



TURN is seeking a Digital Equity Project Manager who can demonstrate experience and aptitude in as many of the following areas as possible:

• 3-5 years of relevant experience in nonprofit advocacy, coalition building, community organizing, capacity-building and policy issues

• Understanding of the political and non-profit landscape in the San Gabriel Valley and greater LA County;

• Exceptional relationship-building skills with diverse stakeholder groups;

• Experience organizing community groups and hosting community events;

• Passion for TURN’s mission of advocating for telecommunications and broadband consumers

• Commitment to achieving economic and racial justice, and experience working in multiracial and multilingual organizations;

• Strong written and oral communications skills;

• Ability to write clearly about complex issues with minimal supervision;

• Excellent organizational skills;

• Ability to work on multiple projects under mandatory deadlines;


Preferred Qualifications:

• Understanding of telecommunications regulatory policy at the CPUC and Federal Communications Commission (FCC);

• Understanding of the telecommunications (e.g. landline and wireline telephone, mobile phone, broadband and internet service) industry;

• Bilingual Spanish/English; bicultural and biliterate in Spanish strongly preferred.



Annual salary range for this position is $85,000-100,000 and includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes full medical, dental, and vision coverage (100% paid for employees and 75% paid for spouse/partner and dependents); 401K with employer contribution; and generous vacation time. This position is based in the San Gabriel Valley. TURN has a temporary office space in Alhambra, CA. Candidates must be open to a hybrid (virtual/in-person) work situation.

TURN management prioritizes the health and wellness of staff and continuously monitors the public health context in order to provide guidance to staff with respect to in-person work and meetings. The Project Manager must be available for at least 1 in-office day and 1-3 in-person community meetings per week, so long as this is deemed safe by all participants. Once the COVID crisis subsides, The Project Manager position will continue to be a hybrid work position with occasional travel required.

*FLEXIBILITY IN POSITION LEVEL: Please note, if you do not meet all of the qualifications, we encourage you to apply. TURN is open to hiring someone at the Project Coordinator level and if brought on at this level the salary range is $70,000-85,000 plus comprehensive benefits package.


All TURN employees are required to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations in accordance with CDC recommendation guidelines and must provide proof of vaccination, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved by the TURN COVID Vaccination Committee.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: Vanessa Ramirez, Recruitment Consultant at with “Digital Equity Project Manager” in subject line. Position is available immediately, and open until filled. Priority application deadline is July 11, 2022. The Utility Reform Network is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from those who will enhance our staff diversity.

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Organizing Director

Home is Here

Full-Time; Regular; Exempt; At-Will

Posted: 06/13/2022


New Orleans , Louisiana

Position Title: Organizing Director

Reports to: Co-Executive Director

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Classification: Full-Time; Regular; Exempt; At-Will



Home is Here envisions a world where newly arriving immigrant community members have access to the support and resources they need to live safe, healthy, dignified lives in communities built for all. We aim to build multiracial networks of solidarity and equitable communities that support everyone's survival and healing in an increasingly interdependent world.



The Organizing Director will play a leading role in establishing structure and strategy for our work building power and supporting community-based systems that offer resilience around housing, legal aid, mutual aid, and abolition in the Greater New Orleans area and throughout the Gulf South region. This will include relationship and leadership development with immigrants, as well as political education with established community members, co-designing and support campaigns with organizational partners, etc. The Organizing Director has oversight over ensuring local community members are engaged, heard, and represented in the work we do. They will also play a key leadership role within our organization - helping shape advocacy, partnerships, and strategy for the work as a whole.



To work within a small growing team in an active start-up environment that is collaborative, creative, and centered on people. We encourage growth, learning, vulnerability, and shared leadership. Home is Here values an equitable workplace led by community members whose identities have been marginalized and strongly encourages immigrants, women, LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming individuals, people of color, and people from poor and working class backgrounds to apply.



Salary range is $65,000 - $70,000 a year with relocation support, hybrid remote/in-office work schedule, flexible hours, and flexible paid time off and family-friendly/wellness policies, budgeted and in-house professional development support, and office tech to support work-life balance.



  • Build a broad, diverse, mixed-language and cross-class base of community members engaged in relationships of solidarity, capacity-building, and movement for change;
  •  Implement outreach strategies and engagement opportunities that offer pathways and a ladder of involvement to transition people into deeper relationships and community-building;
  • Utilize both digital/virtual and in-person approaches to build trust and relationships for strategic partnerships with a focus on housing, legal aid, resettlement mutual aid, and abolition systems. Identify, develop, maintain, and expand collaborative relationships with individuals and key partner organizations along these identified priorities;
  • Engage and activate the multi-racial newly arrived immigrant community and cultivate ongoing community consultation and accountability structures that reflect awareness of this community’s needs and priorities;
  • Design and implement a leadership development strategy with/for immigrants and curricula for political and community education with mixed groups using frameworks that may include intersectional understanding of oppression, community-building skills, advocacy skills, accountability, etc.;
  •  Track and achieve agreed upon metrics and utilize data to further inform our strategic planning;
  • Publicly represent the organization at local coalition tables, panels, meetings, outreach events, as needed in the media, etc.
  • Conduct informed strategic storytelling, public speaking, and written/verbal advocacy;
  • Contribute as a part of the organization’s leadership team to shape organizational strategy, management, vision and programs. Supervision and mentorship expected as part of this role.



  • You are bilingual (verbal and written) in Spanish and English;
  • 3 to 5 years experience in organizing, preferably within immigrant communities;
  • 2 to 3 years experience in a leadership/supervisory position that involved building internal organizational capacity (i.e. recruiting, training, mentoring);
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial justice and political awareness about cultures and systems in the Deep South, immigration control, incarceration, criminalization, anti-Blackness, economic discrimination, and other systems of exclusion alongside current immigration trends, policies, and issues affecting newly arrived immigrants;
  • Proven ability to communicate for connection with people from diverse backgrounds to build and maintain strong long-term relationships and motivate people towards action, work with emotional intelligence, receive feedback, work through conflict with integrity, and operate within principles of solidarity to establish trust, credibility, and respect with a wide range of partners;
  • Self-starter with initiative and strong time management skills and the ability to independently monitor and communicate progress towards goals and track metrics;
  • Team player who inspires collaboration, lifts-up the work of others, and maintains balance and perspective with patience and a sense of humor; ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and contribute to decisions;
  • Proven ability to maintain patience and perspective to build and nurture a calm and positive working environment, even in high-intensity situations;
  • Experience designing campaigns and using communications platforms for outreach and advocacy;
  • Ability to work irregular hours, including evening and weekend events as necessary



Please email CV or resume only without a cover letter to

We are an equal opportunity agency. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of their age, race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

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