Community Organizer / Education Services
Company: Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
Posted on: September 15, 2019
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. FREEDOM CENTERNONVIOLENCE --- EQUALITY ---
YOUTH --- ECOLOGY--Community Organizer/Educational Services JOB
ANNOUNCEMENTFull Time, $54,000/year plus full benefits Come join a
winning team. Grow in your capacity to serve the common good.
Education and Community Organizing Staff works in a diverse team
based, campaign style leadership initiative with the Martin Luther
King Jr. Freedom Center, a success civil rights organization
working statewide in California and throughout the West Coast.
Responsibilities include cultivating relationships and advancing
policy initiatives with education administrators, legislators,
labor, civic and community leaders, elders and civil rights
leaders, families, and students. This is an excellent opportunity
to join a growing organization with competitive compensation.
Summary of position:The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center,
Oakland - Education and Community Organizing Staff works with the
Education and Community Organizing Team in in a rigorous campaign
style leadership nonviolence effort. This position utilizes a
coaching approach to relationships, personal transformation and
social justice. Education and Community Organizing Staff organizes
diverse school personnel, elected officials, educators and
administrators, labor, community organizations, adults and youth.
Requirements: Staff must live in the East Bay Area. Have a current
driver's license, a car, automobile insurance on that vehicle are
requirements. Be able to work irregular hours including evenings
and weekends. Be able to travel, including frequent travel within
the state and some to other states, including overnight travel.
Travel expenses covered. Strong self-initiative. Experience working
with people from cultures and backgrounds other than one's own.
Intercultural and intergenerational proficiency. Capacity and
desire for self-transformation and the development of self-control
Experience in staff or management positions with the following
types of employers is highly valued: labor unions, elected
officials, political campaigns, progressive issue advocacy
organizations, social justice organizations, community and social
service organizations. This is an at-will, exempt, salaried
position (no paid overtime) with full benefits (medical, dental and
simple IRA, after three months), requiring professional educational
certification in specific methodology, protocols and pedagogy.
Certification is provided by Freedom Center as part of training
process. Responsibilities:Education and Community Organizing Staff
cultivates relationships and advancing policy initiatives with
education administrators and teachers, elected officials, labor,
civic and community leaders, elders and civil rights leaders,
families, and students in tune with values and principles of
nonviolence and civil rights. Ethical leadership coaching provides
a framework for self-change. Staff develops the capacity to both
give and receive coaching. Responsibilities focus on management of
community organizing outreach, legislative and policy work, civic
engagement projects, administrator and educator relations, phone
calling, organizing events, home visits and school visits. Staff
also participates in community and public events together with
students and parent volunteers. SALARY AND BENEFITS:--The salary is
$54,000 per year.--Medical and dental benefits (through Kaiser) and
Simple IRA after three months.------
Keywords: Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center, Oakland , Community Organizer / Education Services, Education / Teaching , Oakland, California
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