Community Organizer (full or part-time)

Offered By: 
Texas Campaign for the Environment
Job Location: 
Dallas
Job Location (Other): 
Dallas, Austin, or Houston
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$450/week+ (Full-time), $360/week+ (4 days), $270/week+ (3 days)
Job Description: 
TEXAS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (TCE) is fighting for real environmental protections while politicians are making vague promises about what they will do if elected. We're seeking qualified, highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Community Organizer, which serves an important role on the front lines of today’s progressive fights. Such experience is vital to any career in politics. The Community Organizer will be responsible for creating relationships within designated community areas of the city and building our grassroots base of supporters, while working to promote progressive environmental ideas and ideologies. The Organizer will be held to high expectations of performance with weekly and monthly goals for various organizing activities: - Grassroots door-to-door canvassing - Membership recruitment, fundraising, and letter-writing campaigns -Community outreach and coalition-building - Working as part of a team to implement campaign strategy - 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/PAY 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).
Application Instructions: 
https://www.texasenvironment.org/careers/
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
214-599-7840 ** jobsdallas at texasenvironment.org
Type of Internship: 
Non-Profit
Comments: 
It is the policy of TCE to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, TCE will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Posted By: 
Danny Koningisor
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017