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Community Organizer - I

Casa De Maryland Inc
Falls Church, VA
  • Expired: December 20, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Community Organizer-ICASA de Maryland Inc - 4.5Falls Church, VAJob DetailsFull-timeEstimated: $26,000 - $35,000 a year5 hours agoQualifications Driver's LicenseFull Job DescriptionCASA & CASA IN ACTION SYNOPSIS:CASAs mission is to create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in low-income immigrant communities. Our vision is a future with diverse and thriving communities living free from discrimination and fear, working together with mutual respect to achieve full human rights for all. CASA has a sister organization, CASA in Action, a separate, but related, nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Although CASA and CASA in Action share a common goal of supporting immigrants and low-income people in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, they are separate organizations with their own board of directors. A set of employees at the two organizations, including the... person filling this position, shares their time between the two organizations.

This has no effect on salary or benefits.DEPARTMENT SYNOPSIS:The Community Organizing Department identifies, trains, and mobilizes community members to create long-term improvements in their neighborhoods, jobs, and lives through collective direct action, and voter education and mobilization.POSITION SUMMARY:The Community Organizer identifies and fosters grassroots leadership; recruits members into the organization; maintains own committee(s) and conducts local meetings; mobilizes members for actions, and performs a variety of other tasks to build grassroots power.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:One-on-One grassroots outreach in the fieldIdentify and develop local leaders to get involved in organizing campaigns through in-depth one-on-ones, and provide ongoing leadership development training and opportunities in conjunction with Lead Organizer.Organize and maintain local committees and hold regular meetings.Ensure active involvement of members in state and national campaigns through regular mobilization and other means.Facilitate organizational meetings, events, and training participation.Represent and facilitate leaders in representing CASA when necessary before the media, legislative bodies and legislators, community meetings, coalitions, and funders.Interpret for community members when necessary to facilitate their involvement in the campaign.Internal Staff meetingsAdmin/Reporting/ReconciliationParticipation in CASA actions, mobilizations and events as needed and requiredBuild power through voter registration and education campaigns, ally development, and participation in coalitions or networks as assigned.Performing database entry and writing timely, regular reports.Carefully track time and communications to ensure appropriate assignment to c3 or c4, direct and grassroots lobbying, and electioneeringSupport the development and expansion of the Organization.Meet deadlines established by supervisor and in Department and individual work plan.Provide quality customer service, interactions and responses to all members, partner organizations, vendors, visitor, callers and any other individual or organization you may encounter in your role with CASA.Understand and promote CASA membership and servicesMaintain a positive attitudePerform other job-related duties as assignedEDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:Up to 8 years of educationKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:Demonstrated commitment to Social JusticeValid Drivers License and reliable carMust be comfortable driving passengers in a van and/or driving community members in personal vehicle from time to timeFluency in Spanish requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duti

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