POSITION: Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer
SALARY: $50,000.00, DOE
TYPE: Regular Full-time
REPORTS TO: Director of Civic Engagement
CLOSING DATE OF THIS POSITION: Open until filled
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1986 to advance the human and civil rights of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles. As a multi-ethnic coalition of community organizations and individuals, CHIRLA aims to foster greater understanding of issues that affect immigrant communities, provide a neutral forum for discussion, and unite immigrant groups to more effectively advocate for positive change. CHIRLA’s programs include coalition building and convening of organizations, advocacy around issues affecting immigrants and refugees, community education, service provision and technical assistance, and organizing and leadership development for immigrant workers and youth.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is seeking a passionate and motivated individual to organize immigrant families in different regions of the State of California. The Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer will be in charge of developing CHIRLA membership bases in strategic areas of the state. This position will collaborate with CHIRLA’s Organizing Department to expand and deepen the statewide organizing infrastructure at CHIRLA. This position will work directly with the Director of Civic Engagement, to get CHIRLA’s membership base ready for future regional electoral campaigns that will get Latino and Immigrant Communities out to vote. This position requires that the candidate understand grassroots organizing, and be able to implement one-on-ones, house visits, trainings, lobby visits, actions, and strategy. Having some electoral experience is a plus. The Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer needs to be highly organized, energetic, and capable of motivating and managing staff and volunteers and be able to manage large quantities of data.
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