Are you a social justice activist? Do you want to be on the front lines of making Central Oregon a better place for the LGBTQ community? Human Dignity Coalition is hiring for a Community Organizer. This position is part-time with flexible hours and potential for growth.
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Human Dignity Coalition is seeking a parttime Community Organizer for 25 hours a week to work with the LGBTQ community.
Human Dignity Coalition (HDC) works to advance and safeguard human rights. We promote equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, (LGBTQ) and allied community in Central Oregon.
Human Dignity Coalition envisions a more compassionate Central Oregon community that embraces each of its members as valuable and cherished human beings:
Where our community openly advocates for and protects the equality of Central Oregon LGBTQ families, youth, and individuals.
‐Where all families are respected.
‐Where all youth are safe from bullying.
‐Where all people live with dignity.
1. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (10 hours a week)
Goal: Ensure effective and appropriate development and implementation of HDC programs.
‐ Oversee the development and implementation of programs in collaboration with board members and/or other volunteers.
‐ Ensure that processes are in place to identify issues affecting HDC’s constituents and work to incorporate the needs articulated by the community
‐ Work with the Board on the ongoing strategic planning process and provide leadership in its implementation.
‐ Develop annual plans reflecting organizational and program priorities in collaboration with the board.
‐ Oversee design and implementation of programs and special events in collaboration with Board and volunteers.
‐ Provide leadership and contribute to policy making at local and national levels.
‐ Represent HDC at coalitions, conferences and on committees.
2. FUNDRAISING, FINICIAL MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING (5 hours a week)
Goal: Ensure that adequate funding is in place to meet HDC’s program and organizational goals, in collaboration with the Board, staff and volunteers.
‐ Take an active role in identifying and cultivating new funding sources, both public and private, in coordination with the Board.
‐ Work in collaboration with the Board, staff and volunteers to create and implement annual and long‐term fundraising strategies.
‐ Work with Board and committees to secure corporate, foundation and individual support for HDC’s general operations and programs.
‐ Develop direct mail, write grant proposals, work with Board on fundraising campaigns.
‐ Work with Board to plan and execute fundraising events.
‐ Work with Board budget committee to create annual budget and review budget on a bi‐annual or quarterly basis as defined by budget committee.
3. ORGANIZATIONAL (10 hours a week)
Goal: Ensure smooth day‐to‐day operations.
‐ Oversee the coordination of Board meetings and other Board activities in
conjunction with the Board President.
‐ Ensure the maintenance of office infrastructure, e.g. telecommunications,
technology systems, office supplies, etc.
‐ Support Board and any staff in coordinating and supervising volunteers.
‐ Work with Board and volunteers to design and develop program descriptions,
newsletters, press releases and other marketing and public relations materials.
‐ Serve as the HDC spokesperson to increase HDC’s visibility in the community.
‐ Maintain web presence.
Demonstrated ability to:
‐ Maintain good time management with the ability to work worth little direct supervision
‐ Work effectively with diverse community members, leaders and organizations.
‐ Establish and maintain positive relationships with other progressive organizations and the media.
‐ Work effectively with Board of Directors and volunteers
‐ Must be flexible and able to sometimes work evenings and weekends
‐ Must be able to carry heavy objects for setting up outreach booths
‐ Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
‐ Manage a fundraising plan including grant writing and event planning
‐ Computer and software literacy including Google Docs
To apply please email your cover letter and resume to