FT Job - San Francisco - San Francisco Organizing Project - Community Organizer
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Job Title: Community Organizer
Organization: San Francisco Organizing Project
Location: San Francisco
The San Francisco Organizing Project is a non-profit federation of
congregations, schools, and community organizations, working to make San
Francisco a livable city for working families and seniors. We are part of a
national faith-based, community-organizing network called PICO. Main
organizing issues include creating opportunities for youth, increasing
affordable housing and access to health care, and improving the public
The Position: Faith-Based Community Organizer A community organizer with
SFOP works to develop leaders in congregations and schools to improve their
communities and San Francisco. This person would work on a team of 5
organizers, an executive director, fund developer and operations manager.
-Organize in 5-7 congregations and/or schools. Complete 20 one-on-one
meetings every week with community members.
-Train and develop leaders from the community to act in the public arena
-Work with clergy to support the development of their congregations in the
area of social justice
-Develop bridges between the African-American community and other ethnic
-Work as a team with others in SFOP on citywide campaigns for healthcare,
housing, education, and violence prevention
-Participate in national network to move policy at state and national levels
SFOP has a strong learning culture, including weekly staff development and
coaching opportunities, and PICO regional and national trainings. We place a
high priority on personal learning, relationship building, and creating a
respectful multi-ethnic, multi-faith, and multilingual organization.
Full-time, some nights and weekend work. Opportunities for advancement
1.BA or AA degree, or equivalent work experience
2.Strong public speaking, writing, and analytical skills
3.Strong interpersonal and relational skills and interest in people
4.Desire to learn and openness to challenge
5.Strong interest in community and social justice issues. Experience
6.Experience working in immigrant and communities of color.
7.EXPERIENCE IN AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCHES PREFERRED.
How to Apply:
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to SFOP 3215 Cesar Chavez Street, San
Francisco, CA 94109 or email to sfop@.... For
more information, visit www.sfop.org. The top candidates will be asked to
demonstrate skills and commitment through an intensive
screening process of interviews with up to 10 community leaders and
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS OCTOBER 21ST. START DATE NOVEMBER 1ST.