26 Aug Community Organizing Home-base Coordinator
Job Title: Community Organizing Home-base Coordinator
Starts October 2017
Part-time from October to December 2017 and full-time starting January 2018
Application deadline: September 20th, 2017
Building leadership, community organizing & public narrative are what the Leading Change Network is substantively about. The Coordinator of the Community Organizing Home-base program is to make sure that the LCN actually becomes the “go to” place for different people and organizations around the world looking to enhance their knowledge and practice of narrative, leadership and organizing. For that, s/he designs the learning program, activities and the curricula, and ensures that it is delivered with high quality, taking the Network members a step up to another level of knowledge and understanding.
- Designs a comprehensive learning program for different Network members, taking into account their level of knowledge and experience,
- Ensures that the learning programs are delivered with high quality and constantly evolve,
- Identifies and recruit experts and experienced people to deliver different parts of the program,
- Works with these experts and experienced people to develop and run a strong course or session,
- Evaluates and runs evaluations of the various elements of the curriculum,
- Attends to the participants’ needs and feedback on the various programs,
- Organizes the learning material in an accessible way,
- Ensures that technology learning platforms and tools are serving the learning programs well.
Candidate profile and qualifications
- Passion and commitment to global justice, human rights, citizen empowerment and social change,
- Knowledge of the community organizing framework developed by Marshall Ganz and associates is required. Experience in organizing in the field is preferred,
- Minimum three years of experience working in community organizing or social movements or teaching and training in those fields,
- Experience in designing and managing learning initiatives and learning programs for adults,
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study,
- High professionalism, self-motivation, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines,
- Openness and drive to learning with a positive outlook to possibility,
- Excellent interpersonal skills with sensitivity to cultural communication differences,
- Readiness to work across different time zones globally,
- Outstanding written and oral communication skills,
- Fluency in English is a requirement. Fluency in other languages is desirable,
- Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture,
- Strong project management skills with ability to maintain processes, systems, and workflows and ensure adherence and follow-up,
- Pleasant, diplomatic manner and disposition in interacting with senior management, co-workers, our members, and the general public,
- Demonstrated expertise in handling all information in a confidential manner.
LCN is a global virtual organization, with most of our work done over email, telephone, internet and other modern technologies. Our staff are based in cities all over the world and meet at team retreats three times a year.
Salary varies with location and experience, but is competitive with leading nongovernmental organizations. Benefits for full-time positions also range with location, but include 4 weeks paid vacation per year.
Apply to Join Us
Before COB September 20th, 2017 ET time, send an email with one attachment – a file that includes both your letter of interest and your CV – to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to state in your letter of interest how you became knowledgeable of the community organizing framework Marshall Ganz and associates developed. Please write the job title you are applying for in the subject of the email. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted for an interview and for letters of reference.