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The LA Black Worker Center (LABWC) seeks a Lead Organizer who is ready to build power with Black workers and make history while working with the first Black Worker Center in California, an emerging lead voice on Black work and economic justice.
Our mission works toward economic justice in low-income communities of color by building power amongst Black workers and their communities to expand access to quality employment and promoting policies for sustainable economic development in LA’s Black neighborhoods. To effectively address the needs of the Black unemployed and underemployed workforce the LABWC’s programmatic functions cover these areas: leadership development, political education, training (organizing), coalition building, advocacy, research and communication.
The Lead Organizer will work under the direction of the Managing Director to assist with developing campaign strategies and leading on shaping organizing plans that advance the vision, mission and goals of the LA BWC. The Lead Organizer will supervise and manage a 4+ organizing team to recruit new members; develop leaders and build committees; and mobilize members for direct action campaigns. The position also includes cultivating key elected officials.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Full-time position: Salary range $48,000-$53,000 per year depending on experience.
Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected], reference “Lead Organizer” in the subject line.
LABWC, a project of Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will
consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for
Hiring. The LABWC is also an affirmative action employer. People of color, women, and LGBTQ ae strongly encouraged to apply.