About the organization
El Pueblo is a Raleigh based advocacy organization seeking to educate and empower the Latinx community. We host educational and empowerment programs on social, racial and reproductive justice for the immigrant community. We also train and empower them to help share their stories in order to bring change to North Carolina.
To be successful in this job, you will have experience and/or be willing to grow in three areas:
1. Community Organizing: You have experience with community organizing campaigns, preferably in the Latinx community. You are open to different strategies for social change, including direct action, non-partisan electoral organizing, and community-led legislative advocacy. Ideally, you have some experience with the state legislative process and ideas about how grassroots community members can change the laws that impact their lives.
2. Effective Bilingual Facilitation: You are able to establish meaningful relationships with Spanish-speaking community members, support them to understand the legislative process, & facilitate processes for them to learn, make decisions, and take action together. You will support them to try new things and to step into roles that they may not have previously felt possible. You also know how to manage group dynamics and the natural conflicts that arise in organizing and coalition work.
3. Navigation of Diverse Social Justice Issues: You have a strong understanding that issues of race, class, gender and sexual identity, immigration status, age, and others that are deeply connected in our work. You are comfortable discussing issues that have been used to divide our communities, particularly sexual and reproductive health issues. You deeply respect young people and will work collectively to promote equity within El Pueblo as an organization,
Language skills: Fluency in English and Spanish, both oral and written, is essential.
Contact email: [email protected]
To apply, please send an email in English OR in Spanish to [email protected] In the email, please write a few sentences or bullet points about your approach to community organizing and attach your resume. Please write in the subject line: Community Organizer. Priority will be given to applicants who apply before December 15th, 2019. However, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Members of communities of color, the LGBTQ+ community, immigrant communities, and other historically disenfranchised communities are encouraged to apply.
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