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Palm Beach Organizer

Florida Rising
3.6 out of 5
Florida Rising in West Palm Beach, FL 33401
$52,000 - $65,000 a year - Full-time

Location

Florida Rising in West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Employment Type: Regular, Full-time, Exempt

Salary band: $52,000 - $65,000

Reports To: County Lead Organizer

Organization Overview:

Florida Rising is an independent political organization bringing together Black and Brown communities to seize power and govern to advance social, economic, and racial justice across Florida. We organize multi-racial, inclusive movements to win elections, change laws, and demand Justice On Every Block. We’re a people-powered organization made up of members advancing economic and racial justice across Florida. Every individual has power, but we have more power together.

Job Description:

Florida Rising is seeking an Organizer who wants to build and strengthen the base in marginalized communities in counties across Florida. The Organizer is responsible for implementing plans to engage constituents in Florida Rising activities, events, training, and capacity building. The County Organizer will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of base building programs and community campaigns. The incumbent will assist in implementing the Florida Rising organizing model centered on the development of grassroots leaders. This position reports to the Regional Lead Organizer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build community organizing campaigns, focused on organizational priorities, and composed of directly impacted community members
  • Identify leaders and move them to community campaigns, and support their development.
  • Organize and facilitate political education opportunities for member leaders’ development.
  • Organize and facilitate forums to recruit Florida Rising leaders, activists, members and volunteers.
  • Build a base of grassroots leaders in support of Florida Rising campaigns.
  • Participate in meetings/calls/forums on behalf of Florida Rising.
  • Canvass communities at minimum 2 to 3 times per week in the late afternoon to evening hours.
  • Develop campaign committees made of community members

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Applicant must share a commitment to the organization's mission.
  • Self-motivated, ability to take initiative and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to work independently, yet collaboratively, according to goals of the organization.
  • Ability to interact with and have understanding of persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to problem solve with other regional organizers to ensure effective organizing teams
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and contribute to our diverse, community-based organization.
  • Fluency in English is required. Proficiency in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole is beneficial.
  • Reliable means of transportation available during work hours, valid driver's license, insurance and registration. Regional travel will be expected. Flexibility to work on weekends.
  • Ability to walk for prolonged periods of time, up to 4 consecutive hours daily, as part of their community outreach expectations.

Salary to commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package that includes complimentary healthcare options, matching 401(k), stipends, paid holidays, and paid time off.

Florida Rising is an equal opportunity employer. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and bilingual individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Florida Rising job descriptions are subject to change as the needs of the department and position shift. This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $52,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Application Question(s):

  • Did a Florida Rising employee encourage you to apply? If so, who?
  • Do you have a personal or professional relationship with an Florida Rising employee that may provide a reference?
  • What's your definitions of a community organizer?
  • Are you bilingual? If so what other languages do you speak fluently?

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • West Palm Beach, FL 33401: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person