Base Building Organizer

BASE-BUILDING ORGANIZER

 

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Community Voices Heard (CVH) is a member-led multi-racial organization, principally women of color and low-income families in New York State that builds power to secure racial, social and economic justice for all.  Founded in 1994 by welfare recipients in New York City working to fight unjust welfare policies, we have since expanded our organization to include working on multiple issues throughout New York State.  Our core organizing issues include fighting for a just social safety net, good jobs and access to them, truly affordable housing, sustainable and resilient communities, and a participatory democracy.

For more information please check out our web page at: www.cvhaction.org.

BACKGROUND ON POSITION:

Community Voices Heard is seeking a base-building organizer. Successful applicants will have experience engaging in the relational organizing model. Candidates must be experienced in building strong teams of members through leadership development.  

 

Candidates will be particularly appealing to us if they also have:

 

  • Keen analytical skills.
  • Experience and ability to work/organize across racial and cultural lines.
  • Experience doing community, labor, or political organizing.
  • Experience working in a grassroots membership organization or other type of social justice organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment to building long-term power for low-income people of color, their families, and their communities.

 

COMPENSATION:

Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits including vacation days, personal days, holidays, medical/ dental/vision healthcare coverage, and 403(b) plan.

HOW TO APPLY & TIMELINE:

Please email a resume, writing sample, names of three references and a cover letter detailing your interest in this position and the organization to: jobs@cvhaction.org with “Base-Building Organizer” in the subject line.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CVH strongly encourages people of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals to apply.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.