Organizer-WA County, Oregon

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organization:Stand for Children
position summary:

The Position Stand for Children seeks an outstanding organizer to help build and support the Washington County chapters of the Oregon Stand for Children state affiliate. The Organizer will contribute to Stand for Children’s mission to improve public education by: •Building strong chapter teams made up of parents and teachers; •Developing the leadership of our parent and teacher members through rigorous, ongoing training and coaching; •Enabling chapter leaders and members to win strategically selected local electoral and lobbying campaigns and contribute significantly to success in statewide electoral and lobbying campaigns.

The Organizer will be joining a national team of professionals committed to improving children’s lives. Stand for Children’s managers and supervisors are empowering, entrepreneurial leaders who are committed to providing outstanding supervision in order for staff to develop as professionals and grow within the organization.

Salary / Pay Rate:$30-45,000 (depending on experience), plus excellent benefits
Qualifications:•Strong commitment to Stand for Children’s mission to improve public schools; •An entrepreneurial, learning orientation and an ability to embrace and incorporate direct feedback; •A tremendous drive and strong ability to achieve outcomes; •Community organizing, political organizing, campaigning, lobbying or relevant leadership experience; •Willingness to work flexible hours including 1-2 evenings per week and occasional weekends; full-time access to a car; •Strong interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills.
Education Required:College degree