POSITION: Parent Organizer for Educational Equity
LOCATION: Partnership for Los Angeles Schools in South LA, Watts, or Boyle Heights
REPORTS TO: Manager of Parent Advocacy
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is one of the largest, in-district public school transformation organizations in the United States. Our mission is to transform schools and revolutionize school systems to empower all students with a high quality education. We are a non-profit managing 18 LA Unified Schools serving approximately 14,500 students in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts. The Partnership promotes change through an innovative transformation model that relies on sustainable and scalable solutions that can be applied at schools beyond our 18 campuses to dramatically improve outcomes for all students.
The Partnership is seeking a part-time community organizer to develop relationship-based, grassroots leadership and parent power in the Los Angeles Unified school communities of Watts, South LA, and Boyle Heights. The ideal candidate will have: experience and training in community organizing; successfully executed campaigns aimed for policy change; excellent verbal communication and relationship-building skills; emotional intelligence; cultural responsiveness; and a willingness to adapt, learn, and support the growth of others. The Partnership, alongside parent leaders, have worked on local systemic issues, including but not limited to: equitable distribution of school funding and school safety.
Duties and Responsibilities:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a part-time, hourly position. Parent organizers work a seasonal school-year scheduled between August and May only. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Please prepare a resume and cover letter answering the following prompts:
Email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
Please write your Last Name and “Parent Organizer” in the subject line of the email.