Organizing Manager

Community Water Center

About the organization

The Community Water Center (CWC) acts as a catalyst for community-driven water solutions through organizing, education, and advocacy in California. We seek to build and enhance leadership capacity and local community power around water issues, create a regional movement for water justice in the San Joaquin Valley and Central Coast, and enable every community to access safe, clean, and affordable drinking water.


The Organizing Manager position is a full-time, exempt employee position that will be primarily responsible for leading CWC’s organizing, education, outreach strategies and activities to support the implementation of community-driven water solutions in the Southern San Joaquin Valley.

The Organizing Manager is expected to coordinate this work with community solutions staff, community organizers, CWC Directors as well as work regularly with other CWC staff, interns, affiliate organizations, government agencies, and community partners. This position will require regular travel to communities throughout the Southern San Joaquin Valley and Sacramento, as needed. The Organizing Manager will report directly to the San Joaquin Valley Program Director based in Visalia. All employees at CWC are “at will.”


Bachelor’s or Master’s in public policy, environmental science, education, sociology, chicano studies, community planning, communications or any area that is relevant to social justice and movement building work.
● Experience with integrated voter engagement strategies, including voter registrations, non-partisan voter education, voter turnout efforts and data tracking (strongly preferred).
● Understanding of and fluency in digital organizing tools and software, including online, mobile, social media and text platforms.
● Experience using CRM, CMS and online advocacy tools (NationBuilder strongly
● Knowledge of the political landscape in California.
● Experience working in immigrant and/or rural communities.
● Experience with or knowledge of water and environmental issues and/or community development.


Starting at $60,000 (based on experience and qualifications).

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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