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Cochise Field Organizer

Job Title: Cochise Field Organizer

Reports to: Gina Mendez
Location: Must reside in Arizona within the legislative district
Job Status: Seasonal Aug-Dec 31, 2023 last day of work Dec 6th

 


Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA), is an organization led by changemakers fighting for social, racial, and economic transformation. At LUCHA, we organize low- and moderate-income and minority families to take action on the issues most important to them and advance the cause of social and economic justice for all.

 

Why you'll love this job:

Last year, 2 board of supervisors in Cochise County fought against the will of the people and refused to certify Arizona’s 2022 elections. However, we protected us and we fought for us. Power is the ability to act. This is a position that will build base and community power and continue to hold people in office accountable through community organizing efforts. This job will organize community members to understand the importance of power, civic engagement, and advocacy work to fight for human rights.


What You'll Do:

  • Attend, monitor and react to all Cochise County Board of Supervisor meetings and agendas within this scope of work

  • Build a base of volunteers in Cochise county (2 teams)

  • Recruit 400 new supporters and 35 paying dues members in the community, schools, events, and neighborhoods

  • Compose correspondence, prepare presentations, reports, and other ad-hoc assignments, such as Google Slide presentations, collection, analysis, and summary of information using Google Sheets or other Google Suite programs.

  • Timely distributes business communications..

  • Protect the integrity of confidential information in all matters.

  • Organize youth and people in Cochise County with a focus on civic engagement, voting, and holding elected officials accountable.

  • Mobilize individuals to all Board of Supervisor meetings and share testimonies.

  • Door to door / on site canvassing

  • Work with LUCHA’s Democracy Director to implement program strategy and local wins

  • Phone bank and call community members / volunteers

  • Coordinate phonebanks and canvassing for quarterly metric goals (membership, voter registration forms, supporters, leaders developed ect)

  • Maintain an accurate database volunteer involvement and clear next steps

  • Voter Engagement (support efforts to register new voters to expand the new american majority)

  • Conduct 150 one to ones new volunteers and local partners

  • Host democracy events and assemblies to engage people,

  • Coordinate transportation of people to events and Board of Supervisors meetings

  • Host weekly or biweekly team meetings, facilitate group spaces/ presentations

  • Assist organizations events to add capacity

  • Train and mentor team leaders

  • Implement and lead direct actions against of targets

 

To succeed in this role, you need:

  • Ability to take on projects related to organization with minimal oversight.

  • Ability to have a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail, clearly communicating status updates.

  • Skilled in reviewing, screening, and prioritizing mail, email, and telephone calls.

  • Must be proficient in the English language for both grammar and composition purposes and spelling to communicate effectively, to prepare reports, record minutes of meetings, and to compose routine correspondence and other directives.

  • Ability to work with and adapt to various personalities and all levels of personnel within the organization.

  • Ability to work remotely and have reliable transportation to


Your earnings and other perks:

$20-$27 an hour depending on experience. Part time

 

Monday-Friday 2pm-8pm (6 hour shifts). Tuesdays will alter with Cochise County board of supervisors meeting held at 10am. Days of Board of supervisors meetings will require a work schedule from 9:30am-3:30pm and attendance & participation. Schedule may alternate weekends for community events and organizational events.

 

Board of supervisors meetings

  • Phone stipend

  • Complimentary access to therapy and counseling with EAP (Jorgensen Brooks Group)

  • Company paid Holidays

  • Hybrid workplace- must be based in Arizona and available for in person events.

  • A team with diverse experiences

  • Passionate, fun, creative and innovative team

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit www.luchaaz.org/apply and submit your application directly through our website. Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of professional references to your application. 

RECRUITMENT COMMUNICATION:

Human Resources may contact you at various stages of the recruitment process if you meet the qualifications for the position. This contact will be via email or phone only. Please make sure your email address and phone number are accurate.

 

We do not accept walk-in, or hand delivered application materials nor applicant calls regarding open, pending, or closed positions.

 

All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. LUCHA may, at its discretion, revise the job description at any time, and additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to illustrate the minimal standards required to successfully perform the position.

 

Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staf are fundamental principles at LUCHA, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

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