Regional Community Organizer
Maryland, Eastern Shore
Posted on 3/22/2024
ACLU

1,001-5,000 employees

Non-profit organization advocating for civil rights and liberties.
Company Overview
The ACLU stands out as a leading non-profit organization committed to defending and preserving the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Its culture is deeply rooted in action, with a focus on tackling the most pressing civil rights and liberties challenges through nationwide litigation, advocacy, and public education. The ACLU's competitive advantage lies in its Systemic Equality agenda, which actively works to end discriminatory policies and practices that disproportionately impact Black communities, thereby fostering a more equitable society.
Social Impact

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$120K

Founded

1920

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

12%
Locations
Baltimore, MD, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Public Policy
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People & HR
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • 3-7 years of experience in a similar position
  • 3 years of experience working with political campaigns, direct action organizing, community development, or advocacy
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and Spanish or French is preferred
  • Willing to complete a weeklong 'Direct Action Organizing 101' training
  • Experience working in a non-profit, advocacy, or political organization
  • Experience with statutory and legislative analysis
  • Creative, self-starting, willingness to learn
  • Ability to work occasional evening, weekend, and irregular hours, and to travel within the state as needed
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement strategies to organize Marylanders in a specific geographic area
  • Forge and maintain key relationships in and with local community, decision-makers, and grassroots partners
  • Support leadership development amongst members of impacted communities
  • Organize public events to mobilize impacted communities, ACLU members, and the public at large
  • Help develop persuasive and informative outreach materials
  • Collaborate with the Public Policy department in designing and implementing strategies
  • Design and conduct sustained organizing campaigns to build civic engagement
  • Collaborate with local coalitions to design and implement strategic campaigns
  • Work with advocacy technology tools to increase engagement
  • Support strategic coalition partners and directly impacted individuals in work tasks and leadership development