Community Organizer (Part-Time)

Employment Type: Part-Time, Temporary (20 hours/week, expires end of November)
Reports To: APACE Program Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part-time, temporary community organizer role based in Seattle, WA with occasional travel to Renton. The position will implement outreach and civic engagement strategies targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander voters.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with interns and volunteers to achieve goals and objectives;
  • Implement strategies to reach AAPI voters via community events, canvassing, and other voter contact field work;
  • Collaborate with community organizations, vendors, and partners to share resources, advocate for AAPI voter education, and increase AAPI participation;
  • Mobilize community members and allies to advocate on issues.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience organizing in immigrant communities and/or familiarity with electoral processes, with commitment to racial equity and social justice;
  • Able to walk or stand for up to five hours and sit for up to three;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Willingness to travel between Seattle and Renton and accommodate community-based scheduling needs in the evenings and on weekends (requires access to reliable transportation and WA driver’s license);
  • Bi-lingual skills in Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Vietnamese, or South Asian languages are a plus; 

COMPENSATION

  • $15/hr;
  • This position is not benefits eligible.

TO APPLY

Send a resume to Emily Tasaka at [email protected] Include a brief statement of interest explaining how your experience makes you a good fit for this position. No phone inquiries, please. The final application deadline is June 19, 2019. However, applications and interview invitations will be processed and extended on a rolling basis.