Offer: Citizen Outreach Director — the Fund for Public Interest, Portland, OR
Jobs running urgent campaigns. Every day, environmental, social justice and consumer problems become more urgent: Global warming pushes its way into our evening weather forecast, the LGBT community faces discrimination in the workplace, and consumers are cheated by unregulated banks and credit card companies. That is why the overwhelming majority of Americans support consumer and environmental protections and measures to ensure social justice for all. However, under the influence of deep-pocketed industry lobbyists many of our decisions-makers have lost touch with average American.
To make progress on these issues, we need to get back to the basics of social change. We need to go out and talk to concerned citizens one-on-one -- educating citizens, building grassroots support for critical campaigns, and making sure that the public's voice is heard.
Take the lead with the Fund. The Fund for the Public Interest is currently hiring Citizen Outreach Directors and Assistant Directors to run grassroots canvass offices around the country.
The Fund has been running and winning grassroots campaigns for more than 25 years. We've signed up 400,000 members for Environment America and U.S. PIRG. We've expanded the Human Rights Campaign's grassroots base into places like Texas, Ohio and Georgia. And that's just the start of it.
As a Citizen Outreach Director or Assistant Director, you'll recruit, train and lead a staff of 10-40 canvassers to go out into communities on critical campaigns, raise money, mobilize support and build membership for some of the nation's top progressive organizations. You'll manage your staff, plan your campaign work, handle the administrative details, and learn how to do everything it takes to run a successful grassroots campaign office.
New staff will earn $23,750-$27,000 depending on position. The Fund offers a generous benefits package that includes college loan assistance and competitive vacation and holiday policies. Staff are encouraged to join our group health care plan.
How to apply
Find out more and apply online at: http://www.fundjobs.org
The Fund for the Public Interest is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
This is a Work for Progress recruitment campaign conducted on behalf of the Fund for the Public Interest.
Location: Portland, Oregon, United States