Employment Opportunities

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Tampa
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Orlando
REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Kissimmee
REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Orlando

Community Organizer

Tampa

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Tampa Bay region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they shall engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Job Requirements

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Community Organizer

Orlando

Reports to:

Lead Organizer, Orlando and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Orlando region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they should engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Regional Director

Kissimmee

Reports to:

Vice President of Organizing & Campaigns and/or
Sr. Vice President of Operations & Managing Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Regional Director, Kissimmee. The Regional Director, Kissimmee is responsible for engaging members in political and issue based campaigns and overseeing ongoing issue campaigns for the organizations, including the Fight for 15 and Climate Change work, Standing With Women & Families among others. They will ensure the achievement of short and long term goals for the organization, both programmatically and financially. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop strategic campaign plan for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan for membership recruitment, engagement, and leadership development of members;
  • Manage and motivate the team of organizers for the issue-based campaigns;
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President of Operations and Executive Director & Co-Founder to ensure programmatic and campaign goals are being met;
  • Work with Political & Civic Engagement Director to build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Provide supervision and management to organizers, volunteers and campaign partners.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the Kissimmee area. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Experience leading organizing campaigns with state or local significance;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Kissimmee office location.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply.

Regional Director

Orlando

Reports to:

Sr. Vice President & Managing Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Regional Director, Orlando. The Regional Director, Orlando is responsible for leading a team to engage members in political & issue based campaigns and overseeing a wide variety of ongoing issue campaigns for the organization. They will ensure the achievement of short and long term goals for the organization, both programmatically and financially. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Campaigns, develop a strategic campaign plan for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan for membership recruitment, engagement, and leadership development of members;
  • Manage and motivate the team of Community Organizers for the issue-based campaigns;
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President & Managing Director and/or the Executive Director & Co-Founder to ensure programmatic and campaign goals are being met;
  • Work with Organizing Director, Political Director and Policy Director to build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Provide supervision and management to Community Organizers, volunteers and campaign partners.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the Central Florida area. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Experience leading organizing campaigns with state or local significance;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando office location with travel in and out of the state.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager
Community Organizer, Kissimmee
Civic Engagement Director
Follow-up Community Organizer, Seminole County

Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager

Reports to:

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Direct reports:

Yes

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager to the Vice President of Finance & Accounting. Along with the Vice President of Finance & Accounting, the Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager is responsible for a range of general accounting, financials, bookkeeping and administrative functions. In addition, the manager will fill in for the Vice President of Finance & Accounting, as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prep for final approval monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting metrics for the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  • Oversee certain budgeting, financial forecasting and cash flow processes
  • Create budgets & cash flow forecast
  • Ensuring the flow in the day-to-day processes for the department
  • Process all accounts payables and receivables, reconcile business credit cards, as needed
  • Perform general HR processes as it pertains to the organizations finances, payroll and benefits
  • Manage healthcare for contract vendor
  • Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payment
  • Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices
  • Maintain related vendor & HR files; issue 1099 at the end of the year
  • Serve as the key partner to the Vice President of Finance & Accounting to continue to develop the Finance & Administration Department in systems, strategy and implementation
  • Review the audit systems for overall organizational financial health
  • Step into Vice President of Finance & Accounting role and responsibilities in their absence
  • All other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in accounting and financial practices
  • 1-3 years of direct management experience
  • A comprehensive understanding of how to create and manage budgets
  • Intermediate to Expert level at reading financial reports; ability to perform cash flow analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with a customer service orientation
  • Must be Quickbooks proficient
  • Strong attention to detail; able to work on a collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in Human Resources (payroll, benefits, workers comp, etc.)

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based out of the Orlando Headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Community Organizer, Kissimmee

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer, Kissimmee and/or Regional Director, Kissimmee and/or Organizing Director

Direct Reports:

No

Pay Grade:

Full-Time, Category 1

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Kissimmee Region. The Organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they will engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community;
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns;
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents;
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida;
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members;
  • Assist with building out issue committees;
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer, Regional Director and/or the Organizing Director to develop strategies and a vision to win;
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development;
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns;
  • Support civic engagement work;
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns;
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports;
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Civic Engagement Director

Reports to:

Political Director

Direct Reports:

Yes

Pay Grade:

Full-Time, Category 3

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as the Civic Engagement Director. Under the direction of the Political Director the Civic Engagement Director is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to Organize Florida’s civic engagement programs including Get Out The Vote (GOTV), voter registration (VR) and petition efforts. The Civic Engagement Director will be tasked to maintain crucial partner relationships for the execution of Organize Florida’s vision.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the Political Director to oversee implementation of civic engagement programs, including utilizing established field tracking, data and accountability systems;
  • Identify opportunities for civic engagement activity that supports capacity building among staff;
  • Lead civic engagement plan, including all voter registration programs (C3 & C4), petition collection, census and GOTV (Get Out The Vote) programs;
  • Assist with the development of civic engagement materials;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with civic engagement partner organizations;
  • Integrate civic engagement programs into Organize Florida’s organizing and campaign work when appropriate;
  • Directly recruit and manage civic engagement staff;
  • Support the overall growth and success of the Political Department;
  • Assist with Organize Florida events as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned, when needed.

Key Qualifications

  • A demonstrated commitment to social and racial justice issues and an understanding of challenges facing immigrant communities, communities of color and low & moderate income families;
  • At least 3-5 years experience in electoral, civic engagement, or political campaigns, with some relevant connection to community, labor, or other non-candidate politics;
  • Experience managing large scale or statewide issue campaigns;
  • Familiarity with political data, latest technologies and best practices in the field;
  • Independent and strong leader that’s able to drive project and programs to completion in fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work within a coalition of diverse organizations and partners;
  • Experience working in diverse communities and with grassroots organizations;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Results focused and organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Willingness to have significant travel schedule
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, with excellent speaking and writing skills preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Follow-up Community Organizer, Seminole County

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer and/or Regional Director and/or Organizing Director

Direct Reports:

No

Pay Grade:

Full-Time, Category 1

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Seminole County region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community;
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns;
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents;
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida;
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members;
  • Assist with building out issue committees;
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer, Regional Director and/or the Organizing Director to develop strategies and a vision to win;
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development;
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work;
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns;
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports;
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Disaster Resiliency Coordinator
Quality Control Coordinator, C3 & C4 Programs
Civic Engagement County Field Director

Disaster Resiliency Coordinator

Reports to:

Policy Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as a Disaster Resilience Coordinator. They will be responsible for building a strong base of Neighborhood Captains to build power, create and format disaster preparedness hubs in their assigned neighborhoods/communities. This role requires an individual with a deep passion for building leadership from impacted communities, strong event planning, execution skills and an interest in translating community needs into policy solutions. Additionally, this role will represent Organize Florida at various climate resilience and climate justice coalitions and tables.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community;
  • Support the development and implementation of the Disaster Resiliency Initiative (DRI);
  • Build out a base of low to moderate income and people of color residents as Neighborhood Captains;
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among Neighborhood Captains and Organize Florida members;
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win policy solutions to address community needs;
  • Participate in, conduct and lead forums as a part of Disaster Resiliency plan;
  • Work with allies and partners to plan and execute a large scale community disaster preparedness event to identify needs of impacted communities and engage directly with elected officials and government staff to identify solutions;
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns;
  • Support civic engagement work;
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns as needed;
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports;
  • Any other duties assigned in scope of position and work duties.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

QUALITY CONTROL COORDINATOR, C3 & C4 PROGRAMS

Reports to:

Field Director and/or
Political & Civic Engagement Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Quality Control Coordinator, C3 & C4 Programs. The Quality Control Coordinator’s main role is to provide oversite of canvass operations for assigned region. This position is integral to maximizing the voter registration programs number of applicants getting on the rolls and being able to vote as well as involving the large community of new registries in the local social justice movement as related to an upcoming election.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reviews voter registration documents (Batch Sheets, Voter Registration forms, and other accompanying documents) for, legibility, accuracy and completion, including:
    • Check Boxes
    • Date of Birth
    • Florida Driver’s License or last 4 of Social Security numbers
    • First & Last name
    • Full Address
    • Telephone number
    • Signature
    • Date
    • Other items as assigned
  • Scan all relevant documents;
  • Redact required fields;
  • Ensure scanned documents are uploaded into BLOCKS within 24 hours of collection;
  • Keep logs on any inaccuracies and flag problems as they arise and communicate with Field Director and/or Canvass Manager;
  • Follow up with phone calls to voters to verify accuracy;
  • Communicate with Field Director or other Canvass management staff of issues identified through quality control;
  • Participate in weekly calls with:
    • State Voices
    • SWAG
    • 360
    • Others as needed
  • Create Deliveries in BLOCKS and for the SOE;
  • Take responsibility for the filing system for forms and other documents.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • 1-2 years of experience in a data or technology role;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience working with a computer;
  • Ability to work accurately, with interruptions, to meet deadlines;
  • Good organizational, time management and problem-solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions;
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team;
  • Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT COUNTY FIELD DIRECTOR

Reports to:

Political Director

Full Time - Temporary

Background

Organize Florida Education Fund/Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund/Organize Florida is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida Education Fund/Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Civic Engagement Field Director. The Field Director’s main role is to oversee and manage canvass operations for assigned region. This position will also be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they will engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement and be held accountable to a metrics-driven Field Programs (Voter Registration, Petition Gathering, GOTV, etc.)
  • Recruit, train and retain volunteers & paid canvassers on site-based canvass and door-to-door field activities
  • Manage canvassers to achieve benchmark campaign goals
  • Assist canvassers in completing team and organizational goals
  • Willingness and ability to spend long hours in the field – working with canvassers/volunteers
  • Troubleshoot and make adjustments to campaign to maximize effectiveness and efficiency
  • Work with Organize Florida partners on joint actions, trainings, campaigns
  • Complete data entry and maintain data integrity
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports
  • Evaluate progress and provide input on ideas for reaching goals and priorities
  • Develop world-class events from project planning and kickoff, to on-site event management and post-event follow up
  • Manage event calendar and identify future opportunities
  • Collaborate with Political Director on organizations political plan
  • Participate in regular Political team meetings and retreats
  • Management of local quality control teams
  • Perform additional job duties and responsibilities as requested

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred

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A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.