Job Opening: Community Organizer, Welcoming Long Island

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JOB OPENING: Community Organizer

Position: Community Organizer
Organization: Long Island Wins is looking for a community organizer for its Welcoming Long Island initiative

Organizational Profile
Long Island Wins is a non-profit organization that works to promote immigration solutions that work for everyone, rooted in respect and dignity for all. Welcoming Long Island is a values-based community-building initiative focusing on easing the tensions between native-born Long Islanders and new Americans.

Job Responsibilities

*Coordinate educational and community-building activities to create a more welcoming environment and stronger community

*Develop volunteer welcoming committees and foster leadership within those committees

*Work with the faith-based community to help facilitate dialogue about immigration within congregations

*Create media materials to promote the initiative, including press releases, photos, and videos

*Track progress of Welcoming Long Island and maintain good contact with Long Island Wins and Welcoming America, the national affiliate of the initiative

Qualifications

*Experience in community organizing (paid and volunteer)

*Creative approach to problem solving, including analytic, strategic, and planning skills

*Ability to travel on Long Island, including a reliable car

*Ability to work evenings and weekends

*Effective public speaking skills

*Basic computer skills and a willingness to expand your skill set

*Preferred: Spanish-language skills, spoken and written

Salary and Benefits

The salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with other non-profits and includes health and dental benefits.

Please email a cover letter and resume to Lisa DeBourg at jobs@longislandwins.com


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