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Job Details
Company Name :
BLU Educational Foundation
Company Location :
San Bernardino, CA
Job Position :
Community Organizer
Job Category :
Jobs in California

Job Description :
POSITION: Community Organizer
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
BLU Educational Foundation sees civic engagement as key to our mission of working with the community for educational, economic and social justice. The core work of our Civic Engagement Program is developing engaged and informed Black/African American youth, parents and community leaders that can positively influence policy and practices that create environments for educational opportunity and success.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Community Organizer (CO) will engage, recruit, and train parents, students and community members to increase the power, voice and leadership of Black and other Communities of Color to advance educational and social justice. The CO will develop, implement and supervise policy/issue campaigns, field organizing and civic engagement activities (virtually and in-person) throughout Inland Empire communities, schools, and colleges. The CO will also serve as a key liaison to partner organizations regarding local, regional and statewide advocacy initiatives.
RESPONSIBILITIES

Identify, recruit, and train parent, student and community leaders
Conduct outreach through one-on-ones, presentations and community meetings
Develop, coordinate, deliver and/or facilitate trainings, workshops, presentations, meetings, programs and events.
Coordinate and facilitate the development and support for African American Parent Advisory Councils (AAPAC) and Black Student Unions (BSU’s)
Coordinate and implement the BLU’s Institute for Civic Engagement Trainings
Conduct surveys to identify issues
Engage, build, and support alliances with other organizations and partners
Mobilize parent, student, community members and partners around BLU’s coalition work and policy & advocacy agenda
Recruit, train and coordinate people to participate in phone banking and canvassing
Monitor and track Parent /Student/Community outreach, progress, and outcomes
Manage/maintain accurate records, database management, logistics
Represent BLU at college and community events
Assist with fundraising and grant writing
Supervise/manage volunteers, interns and fellows
Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

MUST enjoy and be willing to effectively engage with the African American community
Must have knowledge, experience and understanding of current urban educational, civic, social, and/or racial justice issues
Passion and commitment for social justice
High level of proficiency in computer programs, software and social media (MS Office, Zoom, Graphics/Layout programs, proficient use of Internet for research)
Excellent written, analytical, and oral communication skills

Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with staff, community partners, organization’s constituents, organizational allies and elected officials
Must carry self in a professional and ethical manner and maintain strict confidentiality
Ability to carry out presentations before groups
Reliable and timely in carrying out job duties
Ability to work collaboratively in a team
Strong organization skills and the ability to meet deadlines
Must be energetic, self-starter, and be able to multi-task and work independently in an effective manner under pressure
Flexibility, sense of humor, ability to adapt easily to shifting priorities and deadlines
Dependability and punctuality a must!

REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Experience: Minimum two (2) years of experience in community organizing, advocacy and/or voter engagement
AND
Must have demonstrated work experience, confidence and success in working with African American adults and communities of color.
AND
A minimum of one (1) year of experience in leadership development, staff supervision/management and leading teams to reach performance goals.
Candidate must pass TB test, criminal background check, have personal transportation available for job related travel, valid California Driver’s License and automobile insurance.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The applicable annual salary is $45,760-$56,160. Benefits included.
WORK SCHEDULE
Must be available Monday-Friday from 8am-8pm. Flexibility with work schedule is a requirement. Regular schedule will include some evenings, weekends and travel.
APPLICATION PROCESS: This position will be available August 1, 2022. Application materials are now being accepted. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
How to Apply: Interested and QUALIFIED candidates should email the following:

Cover Letter – Include qualifications, experience and desire to work with African American parents and community members, and future career/educational goals.
Current Resume
Professional References (3) – Include Name, Title & Company/Organization, and phone number

Please send cover letter, resume and references:
For information, please visit www.BLUedFoundation.org
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $46,000.00 – $56,000.00 per year
Benefits:

Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan

Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay
Commission pay

COVID-19 considerations:Masks are encouraged. Vaccinations are required for all staff working with students and in schools and colleges.
Education:

Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

community engagement: 2 years (Required)

License/Certification:

Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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