Full-Time

Regional Community Organizer

Southern Maryland

Posted on 6/18/2024

ACLU

ACLU

501-1,000 employees

Defends civil rights through legal action

Social Impact

Mid

Baltimore, MD, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 to 7 years of experience in a similar position or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of civil liberties, civil rights, and the ACLU of Maryland’s mission
  • Experience with political campaigns, direct action organizing, community development, or advocacy in a non-profit, advocacy, or political organization
  • Knowledge of advocacy campaigns, legislative advocacy, coalition building, and community outreach
  • Ability to work effectively on issues requiring bipartisan support
  • Experience with statutory and legislative analysis, legal research and writing, legislative processes in Maryland, advocacy and policy change tools
  • Strong commitment to racial equity and dismantling white supremacy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and adjust strategy to changing demands
  • Knowledge of office-related software including Apple and Microsoft office products
Responsibilities
  • Provide recommendations and conduct coalition-building and community organizing in target geographic areas
  • Assist with implementing strategies to organize Marylanders in specific geographic areas to work toward achieving strategic objectives
  • Support leadership development amongst members of impacted communities
  • Organize public events to mobilize impacted communities, ACLU members, and the public
  • Help develop persuasive outreach materials and identify potential clients for impact litigation
  • Design and conduct sustained organizing campaigns to build civic engagement
  • Collaborate with the policy department in engaging regional networks in direct constituent advocacy
  • Design and implement strategic campaigns to engage the community in advocacy for winning policies
  • Work with advocacy technology tools to increase engagement
  • Support coalition partners and directly impacted individuals in work tasks and leadership development

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) offers a distinguished workplace for those passionate about advocating for civil rights and liberties. By engaging in nationwide litigation, advocacy, and public education, employees contribute to the advancement of significant legal and policy changes rooted in racial equity. This organization is a beacon for those looking to make a real impact in promoting systemic equality, voting rights, and other critical social issues.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$120K

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1920

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

10%