The Community Organizer will:
Provide leadership training to leaders and general PANA membership to effectively organize to improve conditions in their communities.
Lead campaign efforts, including developing a shared vision, and leading strategic planning processes using SCOPE Power-Analysis, and research.
Coordinate and facilitate community meetings and accountability sessions.
Conduct community outreach and recruitment efforts.
Build strong partnerships among resettlement and ethnic-based community organizational stakeholders.
Supervise Interns, Canvassers, or other short-term teams.
Strong ability to build relationships and motivate people to lead.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple priorities.
Strong knowledge of refugee issues and the Syrian community in San Diego County.
Commitment to social change and justice.
Strong analytical, writing, and public speaking skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to teach and challenge people.
Ability to work with diverse religious, racial, and ethnic communities.
Ability to work independently and as part of a staff team.
Minimum 1 year of experience community organizing.
Experience working with refugee communities.
Experience leading a campaign from beginning to end.
Ability to speak Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, Kurdish, Vietnamese, or Somali strongly preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Community Development, Community Organizing, Social Work, Political
Science, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Sociology,
Community Psychology, or related field preferred.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and sophisticated use of technology.
Some travel required.
PANA offers a competitive salary, health insurance, paid sick time, holidays, and vacation.
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