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  • Kristen E Cheney
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 2, 2002
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      >Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 09:50:45 -0700
      >Subject: FW: jobs
      >From: Kale Fajardo <kale@...>
      >To: Anthro Dept <anthrodept@...>, WOCas <woc@...>
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      >fyi - kale
      >From: "50 Years Is Enough Network" <list@...>
      >Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 04:33:40 -0400
      >To: <stop-wb-imf@...> (50 Years Email List)
      >Subject: (50 Years) job opportunities (U.S.)
      >Lots of job openings being advertised suddenly. Thanks to Jubilee
      >USA Network for compiling them all in a single message:
      >1. Africa Action
      >2. Veatch Foundation
      >3. Global Exchange
      >4. Quixote Center
      >5. Jubilee USA Network
      >Organizer (Washington, DC-based). Africa Action, the oldest
      >national nonprofit organization in the U.S. that works for
      >political, economic, and social justice in Africa, is seeking an
      >experienced individual for its national mobilizing and field
      >operations team.
      >Incumbent will share responsibilities for designing and
      >implementing a mobilization strategy for Africa Action¹s
      >campaigns and other work and will be responsible for public
      >education, outreach to key constituencies (e.g., churches,
      >unions, local officials, African immigrant communities, etc.),
      >and coalition- building activities.
      >Minimum qualifications: BA/BS; 2 to 3 years¹ experience in
      >political organizing and outreach; strong organizational,
      >interpersonal, and communications skills; knowledge of the
      >political process; ability to understand and translate complex
      >issues of U.S. policy and African affairs into plain language;
      >excellent writing and computer skills, including database,
      >spreadsheet, word processing, and Internet- based research;
      >public speaking, willing to travel one-quarter to one-third of
      >the year. Preferred start date: September 3, 2002.
      >Africa Action provides excellent benefits package including
      >health/life/dental insurance, disability, and retirement.
      >Send cover letter, resume, three references, and salary
      >requirement to Africa Action‹Outreach, Suite 508, 110 Maryland
      >Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002.
      >EOE. http://www.africaaction.org NO PHONE CALLS.
      >Please Post
      >The Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock, a
      >progressive faith-based national grantmaking program distributing
      >$10+ million annually to social justice organizations and
      >denominational groups is seeking a Program Associate to provide
      >program, outreach and administrative support as part of a
      >7-member staff team. Entry-level professional opportunity with
      >career track potential.
      >Responsibilities: Assist program officers in reviewing
      >proposals, evaluating grantees, and presenting written and oral
      >recommendations to board. Conduct outreach to sponsoring
      >congregation, including planning annual meeting and
      >board/congregational site visits. Write and edit newsletter and
      >annual report. Provide some administrative support, including
      >recording meeting minutes, answering phones, coordinating board
      >travel, and providing executive assistance to director. Take on
      >other program, outreach, and administrative responsibilities and
      >special projects as needed.
      >Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills,
      >ability to exercise solid judgment, think critically, plan and
      >execute tasks in a timely manner, manage multiple projects
      >simultaneously, work as part of a team, maintain patience and
      >sense of humor under pressure. Demonstrated commitment to social
      >justice; belief in and support for the principles of Unitarian
      >Universalism and the program priorities of the Veatch Program.
      >Experience in community, union or political organizing and
      >knowledge of MSFrontPage and PowerPoint very helpful. Some
      >overtime for Board meetings, committee meetings, special
      >projects. Car necessary to get to office.
      >The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock is
      >committed to affirmative action and invites applications from
      >candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age or
      >disability. People of color, women, LGBT are encouraged to apply.
      >Salary DOE, excellent benefits.
      >How to apply: Send resume, cover letter, and names of three
      >references by JULY 5th, 2002 to:
      >Program Associate Search
      >UU Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
      >48 Shelter Rock Rd.
      >Manhasset, NY 11030
      >fax: 516-627-6596
      >Fair Trade Organizer
      >Global Exchange is a San Francisco based human rights
      >organization working for economic and social justice and
      >democracy. GX programs include Reality Tours to developing
      >countries, retail stores that promote Fair Trade, public
      >education resources, speaking tours, and promoting sustainable
      >development in Cuba. Our campaigns for democracy, labor, and
      >human rights focus on Mexico, Palestine, Colombia, and Brazil. We
      >also organize for a democratic global economy against the
      >IMF/World Bank/WTO/NAFTA, against human rights abuses of US
      >corporations, and to promote a Fair Trade alternative.
      >Our Fair Trade program is looking for an organizer to help build
      >a nationwide grassroots movement for Fair Trade coffee and
      >chocolate, focusing on national outreach to students, unions, and
      >religious groups. Fair Trade means a living wage, education,
      >health care and community development for 500,000 farmers
      >organized into 300 cooperatives in 20 countries around the world.
      >& Organize: work with the Fair Trade Director and Coordinator to
      >organize corporate campaign activities against Folgers and
      >M&M/Mars, including grassroots mobilizations, action alerts,
      >pressure tactics, organizing demonstrations and shareholder
      >& Strategize: analyze points of leverage and opportunities for
      >building a nationwide Fair Trade movement
      >& Mobilize: help build and maintain contact with a diverse
      >movement of student groups advocating for Fair Trade locally and
      >& Outreach: contact unions, religious communities, student
      >groups, and other groups to build and support a network of
      >communities for Fair Trade
      >& Educate: make public speaking appearances at schools, community
      >centers, and conferences about Fair Trade
      >& Travel: organize and travel to campuses across the US on
      >speaking tours
      >& Train: develop interns, volunteers, and other support staff to
      >maximize volunteer participation and input
      >& Commitment to the goals of Global Exchange and Fair Trade
      >& At least five years grassroots organizing experience
      >& Knowledge of contemporary debates around agriculture and free
      >trade & Strong communication skills, both verbal and written &
      >Strong Mac computer skills (word, database, email) & Enthusiasm,
      >creativity, and strong networking skills & Initiative; ability to
      >work independently as well as in a team & Ability to work in a
      >fast-paced multi-task environment & Ability to work with diverse
      >communities & Spanish language skills are a plus
      >This is a fulltime contract position through the end of the year,
      >with a probable extension. Compensation DOE. Global Exchange is
      >an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages people of
      >color to apply. Send résumé, cover letter, two references, and a
      >writing sample to Fair Trade Director, Global Exchange, 2017
      >Mission Street, Suite 303, San Francisco, CA 94110. Deadline July
      >10th, 2002.
      >Full-time Position Available: Data Entry-Office Administrator for
      >Quixote Center
      >The Quixote Center is a non-profit justice and peace organization
      >whose mission is to work for structural change in church and
      >society. The Data Entry-Office Administrator works closely with
      >the Computer Operations Manager in maintaining the Center's
      >database and assists the business office in daily office duties.
      >This person is an integral member of the computer operations and
      >business offices, and takes an active role in the staff
      >collective on track to becoming a co-director. All full-time
      >staff, including the Data Entry-Office Administrator,
      >participates in the consensus decision-making process of the
      >Center, attends weekly staff meetings, serves on committees, and
      >shares responsibility for the Center's overall program and
      >funding. The Quixote Center strives to create a non-hierarchical
      >work environment, with all staff receiving equal base salaries
      >and benefits. (For a list of current projects of the Center, see
      >1) Process daily batches.
      >a) Enter donations into the donor database.
      >b) Do daily bank deposits
      >c) Interface with project staff to facilitate proper database
      >2) Assist business manager with general office tasks
      >a) Keep inventory and order office supplies
      >b) Process monthly payroll
      >c) Provide redundancy for business office, including processing
      >accounts payable
      >3) Assist computer operations with general PC support
      >a) Provide staff with application assistance
      >b) Assist in software upgrades/patches
      >c) Do weekly back-ups
      >d) Assist in web site design and maintenance
      >e) Serve on the technology committee
      >4) All full-time staff share responsibility for general clerical
      >tasks, including telephone answering and house cleaning
      >· Ability to deal with a complex, multi project database,
      >experience with FoxPro 2.5. · 60 WPM typing speed
      >· Attention to detail a must
      >· Web publishing experience
      >· PC literacy, including Windows NT, Microsoft Office, and Adobe
      >Publishing suite · Experience in a non-profit and experience with
      >collective decision making a plus · Commitment to social justice
      >and overall work of the Center · Ability to work in a
      >non-hierarchical environment with minimal supervision
      >Minimum Commitment: Two years. Applicant's potential for
      >long-term commitment to Center will be considered.
      >Salary/Benefits: $29,000/year plus excellent benefits, including
      >4 weeks vacation, employer-paid health insurance, retirement
      >plan, dependent allowance, paid sabbatical, and opportunity for
      >professional development.
      >To Apply: Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume, and list of
      >references, attention John Clark, to: Quixote Center, P.O. Box
      >5206, Hyattsville, MD
      >20782, (Fax) 301-864-2182, email: johnc@...
      >Target Start Date: July 2002
      >The Quixote Center is a multi-issue social justice organization.
      >Current projects of the Center are Quest for Peace (development
      >aid, labor solidarity and debt cancellation for Nicaragua); Haiti
      >Reborn (supporting the democratic movement within Haiti); Priests
      >for Equality (publishing non-sexist, inclusive language
      >liturgical materials); Catholics Speak Out (working for justice
      >and progressive reform within the Roman Catholic Church); Equal
      >Justice USA (working for a moratorium on executions).
      >The Quixote Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
      >Texas Fair Trade Coalition Program Coordinator Job Description
      >Title: Program Coordinator
      >Reports to: Director of Texas Fair Trade Coalition
      >Location: Austin
      >Salary: mid $20s; 3 weeks paid vacation
      >General Description: The Program Assistant reports to the
      >Director and provides substantive support to the Director in
      >carrying out legislative campaigns, and performs administrative
      >tasks as needed.
      >Specific Responsibilities:
      >1. Work with Director and Coalition members to carry out the
      >various grassroots campaigns of the Coalition including workshops
      >on globalization, intern research projects, various local
      >campaigns of Coalition members, etc. 2. Work with Director to
      >plan, develop and carry out legislative campaigns including
      >lobbying of local and federal officials 3. Perform administrative
      >tasks including copying, filing, making phone calls, and
      >assisting Director with financial recording. 4. Assist with
      >coordination of briefings, press conferences, and events 5.
      >Assist in preparing written products such as formal
      >correspondence, briefing materials, fact sheets, news releases 6.
      >Work with Director to maintain communication between Coalition
      >Requirements: In addition to possessing a strong commitment to
      >progressive ideology and an interest in fair trade issues, the
      >candidate should have
      >Education: College degree preferred
      >Knowledge: Some familiarity with the legislative process, and
      >Skills: Good communication and interpersonal skills; excellent
      >writing and organizational skills; working knowledge of database
      >programs and the internet
      >Capabilities: Ability to work well under pressure, handle
      >multiple tasks at once, and ability to adapt to changing
      >situations on a daily basis
      >Please forward resume, references and writing sample to: Texas
      >Fair Trade Coalition or jerel@.... You can call our office at
      >512-472-1915. Position open until filled. Texas Fair Trade
      >Coalition is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a
      >nonsmoking workplace.
      >The Texas Fair Trade Coalition (TFTC) is a diverse, nonpartisan,
      >coalition of unions, environmental advocacy groups, consumer
      >groups, family farmers, religious organizations, women¹s advocacy
      >groups, low-income and immigrant advocacy groups, professors,
      >students, public interest and fair trade groups. TFTC promotes
      >democratic control over fiscal and social policies, social
      >justice, workers¹ rights and livable wages, and sustainable
      >development in trade policy.
      >TFTC has worked the past 18 months on Fast Track in 17
      >congressional districts. TFTC is how in the process of
      >formalizing its organization by hiring a second staff person,
      >moving into new offices, and after planning a Founding Convention
      >for July 22nd that is a followup on the May 17th Founding
      >Committee meeting which inlcuded rep's from the Texas Farmers
      >Union, Texas AFL-CIO, and Texas Sierra Club and many other
      >Job Announcement
      >Development/Special Projects Coordinator
      >Jubilee USA Network, the US arm of the international Jubilee
      >movement seeking definitive debt cancellation for the most
      >impoverished nations, seeks to fill the Development / Special
      >Projects Coordinator position. The Special Projects Coordinator
      >will have two primary roles, working with the National
      >Coordinator to lead fundraising efforts and to push forward the
      >Jubilee Congregations program. The Special Projects Coordinator
      >will also contribute to the overall work of the Network as a part
      >of the friendly and dynamic Jubilee team. The position is full
      >o Developing and implementing broad fundraising strategies
      >o Research, identify, and track funding prospects from
      >foundations, religious communities and individuals for both
      >organizational and project support
      >o Cultivating of current donors, planning and coordinating
      >special events
      >o Write grant proposals according to established guidelines and
      >steward existing funding programs, including grant management and
      >preparation of written reports per established grant protocols
      >o Monitor and manage annual Network Council solicitation program
      >o Establish and maintain complete fundraising calendar that
      >establishes and tracks all fundraising deadlines
      >o Generating acknowledgment correspondence for gifts received
      >o Cultivate potential Jubilee Congregations
      >o Follow through with existing Jubilee Congregations contacts,
      >providing materials, guidance and speakers as needed
      >o Implementation of some of the special projects that arise
      >including targeted media and policy work
      >o Nurture and convene the Development Committee
      >o Contributing to the overall work of the Network including
      >participation and leadership in the Network Council meetings and
      >working groups, and helping the network to build on relationships
      >with global partners
      >Qualifications of an Ideal Candidate
      >o A minimum of 3-5 years of fundraising experience
      >o Comfort working with and cultivating people of faith
      >o Knowledge of the Jubilee movement and international debt
      >o Experience living and/or working in the Global South a plus
      >o Excellent oral and written skills
      >o Experience working with Microsoft Access
      >o Experience working with churches and religious communities
      >o Comfort with a team atmosphere
      >o Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize well, including
      >good time management skills
      >o Strong self motivation
      >Compensation: $37- 40,000/yr depending on experience plus
      >employer paid health care and 4 weeks vacation.
      >To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to address below.
      >Applications accepted until position filled. Target deadline for
      >applications July 15, target start date September 3, 2002. People
      >of color and people from the Global South encouraged to apply.
      >Jubilee USA Network is an equal opportunity employer. No phone
      >calls please.
      >Jubilee USA Network
      >222 East Capitol Street NE,
      >Washington DC 20003
      >or Email: marie@...
      >This job announcement is also posted on the Jubilee USA Network
      >website, http://www.jubileeusa.org/
      >Click on "About the Network" then "Job Announcement"
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