Part Time Coordinator for New Orleans 2020 Criminal Justice Reform Platform
The 2020 Criminal Justice Reform Platform (2020 CJRC) is looking for a Part-Time Coordinator to operate in the capacity of a grassroots organizer and support the work of a part-time moderator. The Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating a community engagement coalition for the purpose of issuing a 2020 Criminal Justice Reform Platform and for disseminating the platform provided by the Coalition to both community and campus groups.
The Coordinator must be
– A clear communicator and able to engage with voters both in person and digitally,
– Willing to work outside of business hours
– Reliable and accountable for work product
– Have 3-4 years of organizing experience
– Have a working knowledge of criminal justice issues
The Coordinator should have
– familiarity with the Orleans criminal court systems
– Proven track record in the criminal justice sphere
– Proficiency in all Microsoft programs as well as organizer related infrastructure
Duties will include:
– Coordinating community groups to create a criminal justice reform platform that can be used for further community organizing, voter education and candidate education in 2020
– Developing student volunteers on campuses and work with student leaders to host events on campus focusing on voter education in 2020
– Working with community members and college administrations to increase civic participation and voter registration on campus
– Planning and hosting events within the community and on campus
– Using digital tools to build on field organizing
– Developing relationships with community and campus groups
– Supporting the work of the full time organizer.
– Hit defined field goals, including voter contact, event planning, volunteer goals, and turnout
How to Apply: If interested, please send an email with the subject line “2020 Criminal Justice Reform Platform Coordinator”with a cover letter, detailed resume, and list of three references to by September 20, 2019. The job position will start in early October 2019.
The Coalition is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. All employment decisions at The Coalition are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, past or present military service, history of incarceration, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. The Coalition will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. The Coalition encourages applicants of all ages, and does not discriminate based against formerly incarcerated individuals.
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