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Fresno Campus Organizer Full-Time Position

01.21.2020

Fresno Campus Organizer Full-Time Position

The Organization

Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia Vota Education Fund is one of the premiere Latino civic engagement organizations in the country with a trained and skilled staff dedicated to the empowerment and civic participation of the Latino community. Mi Familia Vota is a national non-profit organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to promote social and economic justice through increased civic participation. We do this by expanding the electorate through direct, sustainable citizenship, voter registration, GOTV and issue organizing in key states; forming and supporting key alliances at national, state and local levels to increase civic engagement; providing technical assistance and support to other organizations; and increasing public support for full civic participation in Latino and immigrant communities. Mi Familia Vota has both a 501(c)(4) and a 501(c)(3), Mi Familia Vota Education Fund.

Primary responsibilities include:

Campus Outreach:

➢ Recruit and train student leaders through one-on-ones, lunch-time outreach and classroom presentations

➢ In conjunction with educators and school staff, plan and coordinate workshops, trainings and student-led voter outreach activities on campus

➢ Conduct presentations and voter registration at high schools, community college campuses, and community events

➢ Build a Culture of Civic Involvement Among Latino Youth, including but not limited to: voter registration, voter education, census education and providing citizenship assistance.

Student/Youth Leadership Development

➢ Identify, recruit and orient high school and community college students to Movement Building Electoral Organizing and MFV’s mission

➢ Develop and implement leadership pathways program for student leaders and school chapters

➢ Development of Youth Engagement Organizers to allow Mi Familia Vota Education Fund (MFVEF) to integrate communications and fields strategies that leverage the work in schools into grassroots power

Partnership Building and Management

➢ Liaison between school sites and anchor organizations

➢ Develop and maintain relationships with anchor organizations, school staff, and other key allies

➢ Youth-led narrative change and communications capacity to highlight local issues and growing youth power:

■ 1. Participation of youth in social media and narrative change activities.

Communications

➢ Document student-led activities and narratives for social media channels

 

Other Responsibilities:

➢ Monitor and track school voter outreach outcomes

➢ Input voter contact information and pledge forms

➢ Administrative tasks and logistics

➢ Support at organizational events

 

Qualifications & Skills:

Required:

➢ Minimum 1 year experience in outreach or student engagement work

➢ Commitment to social, racial and economic justice

➢ Outgoing, enthusiastic and persuasive personality

➢ Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends

➢ Licensed driver with own transportation to carry out assigned duties

➢ Strong attention to detail

➢ Valid car insurance

➢ Computer literacy: word processing, excel charts, graphics/layout programs, and other work-related applications

 

Desirable:

➢ Passion for youth organizing

➢ Bilingual – English & Spanish a plus

➢ Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

➢ Experience in campaign development and implementation

➢ Experience working with students and/or school sites

➢ Ability to work effectively with organizational allies and elected officials

 

To apply send an e-mail entitled Fresno Campus Organizer to Josefa Vega at Josefa@mifamiliavota.org including resume and 3 references.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person holding this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia Vota Education Fund reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at Mi Familia Vota, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.