Are you interested in building power in low-income communities to end the AIDS epidemic, end the drug war, and end mass incarceration to create healthy and just communities? See our below opportunities!
VOCAL-NY is seeking a talented individual interested in creating grassroots political power as part of a dynamic team. The community organizer will support leadership development, community empowerment and civic engagement among low-income people who are impacted by mass incarceration, and promote their participation in planning and policymaking that affects their lives. Examples of active campaigns include:
Job activities are varied and may include: community outreach; mobilization; leadership development; base-building; event coordination; monitoring the implementation of legislation; data collection and analysis; communications and media outreach; and creating public education and advocacy materials. Some administrative tasks (e.g. phone calls, data entry) are assigned as needed.
VOCAL-NY is building a paid canvass team to continue our campaigns for social and economic justice. Canvass experience is a strong resume-builder and will help build the skills necessary for future political, community, or fundraising work. Canvassers must be able to articulate the campaigns / issues and successfully engage in dialog with community members. Shifts are Monday thru Friday, no weekends.
Activist Job Responsibilities
Activist Job Qualities and Abilities Required
** $15/hour + bonus scale
** Potential for promotion
** Direct training provided