Racial Justice Organizer (Bi-lingual Spanish)
Churches United for Fair Housing (CUFFH) is a grassroots organization that works towards community empowerment through community organizing, youth engagement, and by providing sophisticated social services. CUFFH organizes towards preserving and creating vibrant communities that are not exclusive and are really affordable to working families in New York City.
The Racial Justice Organizer will help build new relationships and sustain existing involvement in the CUFFH Network by engaging church leaders and community members in immigrant and low-income communities of color; Provide programs and services which promote community empowerment; Mobilize our base to tackle pressing community issues; Strengthen our relationships with partnering organizations and other allies.
Essential Responsibilities Include
Facilitate fair housing organizing efforts across our Network, with a focus on racial justice as a core principle of housing justice
Foster relationships at CUFFH member churches, and identify and support lay-leadership development
Coordinate logistics for fair housing workshops and other events
Organize and mobilize community members to attend events, rallies and other fair housing campaign activities
Represent CUFFH priorities at coalition meetings and in local and citywide initiatives, to elected officials and the press
Engage CUFFH members to create a community-based vision of our fair and affordable housing organizing efforts
Help develop individual work plan and annual organizational goals
A deep passion for social justice and community organizing
2+ years of organizing or relevant experience
Strong organizing, planning, meeting/workshop facilitation skills
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Must be reliable, on time and responsive to communication
Strong writing and communication skills in both English and Spanish
Basic computer skills, including Google G Suite
Good teamwork skills, high energy and a positive attitude
Fluency in Spanish & English is required
Learn more about our work at www.cuffh.org
CUFFH is a non-religious organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage qualified individuals of every race, creed, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation and gender identity to apply.