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Community Field Organizer

Job Title: Community Field Organizer

Reports to: Regional Organizer Manager
Job Status: Full-Time

 

 

 

Arizona Center for Empowerment (ACE), is a community-led and driven organization committed to raising new leadership in Arizona through confronting the most pressing needs of its often-under- served communities. Its sister organization, Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA), is an organization led by changemakers fighting for social, racial, and economic transformation.

 

At ACE, we seek to create a more inclusive and just standard of equality in the state of Arizona through civic engagement and strategic efforts regarding issues such as immigration, democracy and voting rights, living wages, and education. By increasing opportunities for education, leadership development, technical assistance and training, ACE supports the work of community organizations and leaders who are transforming their communities to create a more sustainable future for all Arizona families.

 

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:

Organizers serve an important role in the front lines of progressive fights. You will be a community leader; you will conduct outreach to community members, small businesses, community stakeholders, local organizations, or residents to build community power and experiment with new ways to organize, such as but not limited to build power through volunteer recruitment and leader development. 

 

Organizers are responsible for conducting day-to-day outreach on behalf of the organization and disseminate information vital for the community. Identifying volunteers and participants to join in different issues, actions, and campaigns. The position combines social justice and advocacy for underserved communities.

Organize young people on campuses and surrounding communities. 


What You'll Do:

  • Recruitment, training and management volunteers, and community members. 

  • In person direct contact. 

  • Business and Community Outreach. Build relationships and engagement. 

  • Coordinate in person events.

  • Communicate your progress to goals to your direct supervisor. Record and provide reports. 

  • Provide volunteers, staff, community members and other supporters with accurate and positive support at all times.

  • Advocate and organize to hit legislative and electoral priorities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

To succeed in this role, you need:

  • To be passionate about economic justice

  • An excellent communicator

  • Adaptable and skilled at engaging with people from all backgrounds.

  • Understanding and appreciating the urgent nature and time demands of actions and campaigns. 

  • Data management experience and knowledge, VAN, Mobile, and Every Action Preferred.

  • Computer proficiency in Google Suites (E-mail, Docs, Drives, etc.)

  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends. 

  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift and carry 20 lbs. 

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

  • Customer service skills are preferred. 


Your earnings and other perks:

  • This is a temp-to-hire position.

  • $23-$26/hour

  • Phone stipend

  • 12 Company paid Holidays.

  • Generous paid time off, including a paid winter break.

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

  • Waiting period 60 days

    •  25K life insurance

    • 100% employer paid Health, vision, and dental.

    • Complementary access to therapy and counseling with AES (Jorgensen Brooks Group)

    • Wellness stipend

  • A team with diverse experiences

  • After one year of employment, we offer generous paternity and maternity leave.

  • 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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