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Immigrants' Rights Organizer

Organization Name: American Civil Liberties Union, Inc
Job Post Date: 06 Nov 2019
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT THE JOB
The ACLU of Wyoming seeks applications for the full-time position of Immigrants' Rights Organizer

Reporting to the Director of Campaigns, the Immigrants’ Rights Organizer will implement a community outreach strategy to build scalable public education and advocacy programs around immigrants’ rights in Wyoming. The Immigrant’s Rights Organizer will ensure ACLU-WY staff and supporters have the tools, information, and opportunities to be effective advocates on immigrants’ rights issues in Wyoming.

This is a two year, grant funded position.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Execute effective multi-disciplinary advocacy campaigns to advance civil liberties utilizing a combination of advocacy and organizing strategies
* Develop, strengthen, and nurture alliances and work in coalition with communities of color, youth groups, faith communities, social services providers, medical providers, educators, and other advocacy groups
* Recruit and train community leaders and volunteers in support of immigrants’ rights campaigns
* Plan and manage events to raise visibility and support for the campaign
* Develop strategy and field organizing activities for advocacy campaigns
* Elevate the stories and experiences of impacted communities and individuals, ensuing that the interests and vision of impacted immigrants and the broader community are reflected in campaigns
* Organize, lead, and participate in community education events, rallies, and meetings
* Develop advocacy materials including fact sheets, toolkits, action alerts, blog posts, and social media content in collaboration with the Communications Director
* Provide Know Your Rights trainings for impacted communities and individuals, employers, educators, medical providers, educators, etc.
* Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion within the workplace; using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance
* Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
* Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* History of living in or working with immigrant communities, preferably in Wyoming
* Experience in community/field organizing and base building
* A history of working collaboratively and successfully with people and organizations from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and broad range of ideological positions and religious views

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles
* Ability to work on fast-paced campaigns with many moving pieces and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
* Self-starting and willing to learn
* Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to oversee volunteers and leaders
* Ability to travel across the state, as necessary, and participate in occasional evening and weekend meetings
* Commitment to the mission and goals of the ACLU, including a demonstrated commitment to racial justice and civil rights issues
* Preferred fluency in Spanish

ABOUT THE ACLU
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.

We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.

The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail . If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Job Location: Wyoming, USA

How to Apply

Application URL: www.aplitrak.com

Contact: American Civil Liberties Union, Inc
Email: OmelebeleEdeoga.89163.10481@aclu.aplitrak.com
Application Due: Sat, 04 Jan 2020
Job Post Online Expiration: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 08:49am

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