JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: US/Mexico Border Program Director : DEADLINE Mar. 7, 02
- JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: US/Mexico Border Program Director : DEADLINE Mar. 7, 02
Date: 2/15/2002 10:38:20 AM Pacific Standard Time
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AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE
980 N. Fair Oaks Avenue
Pacific Southwest Regional Office Pasadena, CA. 91103
Telephone (626) 791-1978 Fax (626) 791-2205
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ~
US/Mexico Border Program Director
Seeking full-time program director. Some weekends and evening meetings are required. The USMBP monitors human rights issues and abuses, border issues, immigration and the labor rights of undocumented immigrants. The regional US/Mexico Border Program (USMPB) works in cooperation with the national Immigration Law Enforcement Monitoring Project (ILEMP) and the national Mexico/US Border Program. Work in collaboration with and under the direction
of the US/Mexico Border Program (USMBP) committee. Supervised by the Associate Regional Director. Significant experience in peace & justice advocacy and community organizing needed. Strong administrative and
organization skills required. The USMBP monitors human rights issues and abuses, border issues, immigration and the labor rights of undocumented immigrants Salary range is $32,840 to $44,334 depending on experience. This
position begins approximately May 1, 2002
* Commitment to social justice & nonviolent approaches to social change & conflict resolution.
* Demonstrated knowledge of the issues related to immigration and border related issues, especially as they affect Mexican nationals and specific expertise in the Immigration Reform and Control Acts of 1986 (IRCA)
and 1990 and 1996 Immigration Reform and Responsibility and Immigration Reform Act (IRRIRA.). Knowledge of direct immigration services helpful.
* Experience in fundraising.
* Four-year degree or equivalent experience desirable.
* Strong community organizing skills.
* Ability to relate to and work with a variety organizations and individuals within the immigrant, local, and indigenous community across racial, social and economic lines.
* Ability to work within the parameters of Quaker values and processes is essential.
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills in both English and Spanish desired.
* Ability to handle administrative and budgetary responsibilities.
* Ability to handle own clerical work and correspondence and the ability to use current office technology including word processing, fax, e-mail, database and desk top publishing software.
BACKGROUND: AFSC is a Quaker based, non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Founded in 1917, its purpose is to engage in religious, charitable, social, philanthropic and relief work in the United States and in other countries on
behalf of the participating Yearly Meetings and other bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States of America. Its staff is made up of professionals who are either Quakers or who hold values in common
with those Quaker beliefs upon which the organization is based. Programs address a variety of peace and social justice concerns and are determined by local and regional committees.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: The American Friends Service Committee is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals are
encouraged to apply. Applicants will be selected on qualifications regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation or disabling conditions.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Mail, FAX or e-mail application to AFSC by March 7, 2002.
Address it to Lynn Brusseau, AFSC 980 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA
91103. Fax: (626) 791-2205.