Community Organizer

Offered By: 
Texas Campaign for the Environment
Job Location: 
Job Location (Other): 
Dallas, Austin, Houston
If "Paid", provide rate: 
• $450/week+ (Full-time), $360/week+ (4 days), $270/week+ (3 days)
Job Description: 
The Community Organizer will be responsible for creating relationships within designated community areas of the city and building our grassroots base of supporters. The Organizer will be held to high expectations of performance with weekly and monthly goals for various organizing activities. *** RESPONSIBILITIES: • Grassroots door-to-door canvassing • Membership recruitment, fundraising and letter-writing campaigns • Community outreach and coalition-building • Identifying voters and volunteers • Planning and participating in demonstrations and political actions • Testifying at public hearings and events *** QUALIFICATIONS: • High-level relationship building skills with the ability to build consensus, engage a wide range of diverse stakeholders and allies, and navigate complex community and political dynamics. • Ability to work independently, problem solve, and manage time and priorities. • Good listening, speaking, and writing communication skills. Team-player. • Genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics, and the vision of a just and equitable society. • Some related non-profit, political, or volunteer experience is preferred but not required. • Bilingual skills a plus. *** HOURS: • Full-time: Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. • Part-time positions available (minimum 3 days per week; hours are still 2pm-10pm). *** BENEFITS: • Medical and dental insurance coverage • Paid vacation, paid sick days and paid holidays • Rapid advancement and management training • Opportunities for travel throughout Texas and the U.S., including national and regional conferences • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
Application Instructions:
Experience Required: 
Contact Information: 
Type of Internship: 
This position is located in Dallas, TX. We are unable to provide work authorization, housing, or relocation assistance.
Posted By: 
Danny Koningisor
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017