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Community Organizing

Community Organizing is the backbone of CUFFH's movement to address the affordable housing crisis. Those of us directly impacted by the crisis help determine the direction we take on strategy; help elevate the issue; and establish concrete solutions, through participatory democracy and popular education throughout the CUFFH Network.

 

Current Openings: 

Bi-Lingual Community Organizer

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Community Organizer will help build new relationships and sustain existing
involvement in the CUFFH Network by engaging church leaders and community
members in low-income and immigrant communities; Provide programs and services
which promote community empowerment; Mobilize our base to tackle pressing
community issues; Strengthen our relationships with partnering organizations and
other allies.


Responsibilities include:
● Facilitate affordable housing, financial empowerment and tenant organizing programs across our Network
● Facilitate weekly committee meetings at CUFFH member churches, and hold office hours at multiple locations each week
● Coordinate logistics for workshops and other events
● Organize and mobilize activists to attend events, rallies and other campaign activities
● Represent CUFFH priorities at coalition meetings, and in local and citywide initiatives
● Engage CUFFH members to create a community-based vision of organizing efforts
● Help develop individual work plan and annual organizational goals

Qualifications:
● A deep passion for social justice
● Strong organizing, planning, meeting/workshop facilitation skills
● Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
● Must be reliable, on time and responsive to email and phone communication
● Strong communication skills in both English and Spanish
● Basic computer skills, including Google G Suite
● Good teamwork skills, high energy and a positive attitude
● Community Organizing experience is a plus, but not mandatory

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $32,000 - $40,000 (Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience)

Languages: Fluency in English and Spanish is required for this position

TO APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter to HR@cuffh.org​ with the subject line: Community Organizer. No phone calls will be accepted. 

CUFFH is a non-religious organization. We are an equal opportunity employer
and encourage qualified individuals of every race, creed, ethnicity, ability, sexual
orientation and gender identity to apply.

 


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