Louisiana Rapid Response Organizer

Louisiana, USA Req #458
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Company: Community Outreach Group

Title: Rapid Response Senior Organizer

Position: Temporary

Location: Louisiana
 

About COG:

Community Outreach Group, through the principles and practices of community organizing, scales and grows partner organizations to achieve their goals by organizing with, hiring from and building for the communities they serve.


Community Outreach Group envisions a world where people, including the most marginalized, can express their truest selves, imagine infinite possibilities and feel radical joy, vulnerability and empowerment.
 

Program Overview:

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is partnering with Community Outreach Group to hire a rapid response organizer to help fight back and protect access to reproductive care in Louisiana.


General Description
:

Community Outreach Group is seeking a highly motivated candidate to serve as Rapid Response Senior Organizer. You will work in close coordination with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast’s legislative team to help seize key moments, organize supporters, win state legislative fights, and build power for Planned Parenthood and the reproductive freedom movement. This is an in-person organizing position.
 

Rapid Response Senior Organizers report to a Program Director at the Community Outreach Group. Campaign elements might include direct constituent contact, volunteer engagement, building coalitions, and planning or managing events like press conferences or rallies. 


The Rapid Response Senior Organizer is tentatively scheduled to last through June 10, 2022, with a likelihood of extending through October 2022.


Work may include:

  • Working with Planned Parenthood Regional Campaigns Director, Community Outreach Group Program Director, and affiliate to craft and hone campaign plans
  • Recruiting, training, and managing volunteers who will participate in phone banking, door-to-door canvassing, and community events such as house parties, town hall meetings, press conferences, or rallies.
  • Engaging in direct constituent contact through canvasses, phone banks, and other campaign events.
  • Executing a region-wide outreach program.
  • Building coalition support through organizing partners.
  • Generating public awareness and support through grassroots outreach.
  • Training and mentoring of existing affiliate-based organizers.

Qualifications: 

  • These positions are appropriate for mid-to-senior level organizers.  Organizers must have completed at least one electoral or advocacy campaign.
  • Candidates must have a knowledge of and strong commitment to progressive causes. Knowledge of reproductive health issues is a plus.
  • Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously and independently.
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills.
  • Experience managing and holding others responsible to quantitative and qualitative goals is a plus – especially experience managing volunteers or coalition partners. 
  • A general understanding of setting goals, selecting targets, and measuring progress are necessary.
  • Experience with VAN database management.
  • Proficiency with Google Docs and Excel is required.
  • The ability to drive your own vehicle or a rented vehicle is required.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (one dose of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen or two doses of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech)

There is no formal education requirement for this position.


Salary and Benefits:


This is a full-time, exempt, senior-level position with the Community Outreach Group, with an annual base salary between $60,000 - $65,000 depending on skills, experience, and qualifications. Full-time exempt employees are also eligible for a cell phone reimbursement up to $75/month, and employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance. This is a short-term position with an expected end date of December 10, 2021.


HOW TO APPLY:


Please apply on our website at www.knockdoors.org/jobs. We strongly encourage women, people of color, working-class, and LGBTQ people, as well as those with disabilities, to apply.

The Community Outreach Group, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Community Outreach Group, LLC is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values quality, equity, innovation, transparency, bravery, and sustainability. 

 

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  • Pay Type Salary
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