Organization: Texas Equal Access Fund
Title: Grassroots Organizer
Job Status: Exempt, Regular, Full Time
The Grassroots Organizer has lead responsibility for building a network of activists and volunteer leaders for the organization. The Grassroots Organizer is responsible for recruiting new supporters, engaging activists, and developing volunteer leaders who identify with the reproductive justice movement and support the Texas Equal Access Fund’s mission. The Grassroots Organizer also leads execution of grassroots outreach and advocacy plans to further the programmatic goals of the organization and our larger network.
- Implement organizational outreach and organizing plans
- Coordinate volunteers to support programmatic and advocacy goals
- Ensure organizational base building goals are met
- Develop and execute grassroots strategies to further the programmatic goals of TEA Fund
- Maintain outreach contacts in the organizational database and utilize systems to track and evaluate progress toward our base building goals
- Participate in organizational fundraising
- Execute administrative duties as assigned
- Collaborate with the executive director and the board
Be able to work from home, but must live in the North Texas region. Access to a computer and internet. Outstanding people skills and capacity to work effectively in teams of diverse people. Organizing experience a plus, including campus, community, or canvassing organizing. College degree not required. Ability to work independently and take initiative. Irregular hours, including evening and weekend work, and frequent local and statewide travel often required. Commitment to progressive values and social change. Experience with issue advocacy and working with a contact database strongly preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Fundraising and administrative assistant experience a plus.
As an organization working in solidarity with the reproductive justice movement, Texas Equal Access Fund is committed to fostering the leadership and elevating the voices of women, young people, people of color, Native people, immigrant and refugees, low-income people, LGBQ+ and trans* people, people with disabilities, teenage parents, people who were formerly imprisoned, people who have received funding for abortions, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We strongly encourage people from these communities to apply.
Send resume, cover letter, and three references that speak to your grassroots organizing skills to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30th.