Assistant Organizing Director
About the organization
Green Corps’ Field School for Environmental Organizing is a yearlong program that intersperses intensive classroom instruction with multiple campaign efforts. Trainees gain hands-on experience running field campaigns to win environmental protections, as well as on-the-ground mentorship from environmental organizers throughout the nation. At the end of the training, the Green Corps program facilitates trainees’ placement in permanent positions with leading environmental and social change groups.
Assistant Organizing Director will work closely with the Organizing Director to develop and implement Green Corps’ organizer training curriculum and manage grassroots campaigns. Major components of the position include:
-Work as part of the senior staff team to develop and implement the classroom and field training curriculum for new trainees.
-Oversee the development of 4-8 entry level organizers; conduct weekly planning calls and periodic site visits; provide ongoing feedback and evaluations.
-Serve as a trainer for 8 weeks of classroom training; run training sessions on grassroots organizing skills and strategies.
-Manage 3-5 short term field campaigns; serve as a liaison and consultant to our partner organizations; assist in campaign development and strategy; coordinate conference calls with partner organizations; track and evaluate progress.
-Recruit applicants for Green Corps by conducting online and campus recruitment outreach efforts; oversee a team of recruiters; conduct phone and in-person interviews to select the incoming class of organizers.
-Participate in organizational fundraising efforts by conducting major donor meetings and running a citizen outreach office.
-Demonstrated commitment to environmental and social change.
-Minimum 2 years full-time non-profit experience, with proven track record in grassroots activism and volunteer and staff management.
-Strong staff and project management skills; proven ability to work within a team.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to tell a compelling story and connect with people is a must.
-Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
-Candidates must be willing to travel extensively.
-Excellent judgement and discretion.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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