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    ... Job Title: Community Organizer Organization: San Francisco Organizing Project Location: San Francisco Salary: FT Regular Job Description: The San
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 10/12/2005 05:53 PM -----

      Job Title: Community Organizer
      Organization: San Francisco Organizing Project
      Location: San Francisco
      FT  Regular

      Job Description:
      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.

      Responsibilities include:
      -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
      within PICO.

      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
      organizing preferred.
      6.Experience working in immigrant and communities of color.

      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
      personnel committee.

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