Community Organizer (Part-Time)

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

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a part-time, temporary community organizer role based in Seattle, WA. 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 within Seattle 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 Tagalog 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.