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Job Description:
Together Colorado is a non-partisan, multi-racial, multi-faith community organization that unlocks the power of people to transform their communities through community organizing. Comprised of 200 congregations, schools and clergy & faith leaders across the state, we are working together to put human dignity at the center of public life in Colorado.



Together Colorado has a strong learning culture, including weekly staff development, supervision, coaching opportunities and (PICO) national trainings. We place a high priority on personal learning, relationship building and creating a respectful multi-racial, multi-faith and multilingual organization.



Together Colorado is seeking a Bilingual Organizer for SE Colorado (based out of Pueblo) to train and develop community leaders to transform systems and advance Together Colorado’s human dignity agenda. This is a full-time, exempt position with frequent night meetings, some weekend work and some travel.

Areas of Responsibility
A community organizer with Together Colorado works to find and develop leaders in congregations and other institutions to improve their communities. This person will join a team of community organizers working on a variety of issues across the state. This position requires weekly travel to Denver.



Responsibilities include:

Serve as the Together Colorado representative to Faith Leaders in Action and the Colorado Springs Faith Leaders Caucus
Facilitate coordination of the work of Families United in Pueblo
Develop relationships with faith leaders in Cañon City, Colorado Springs, and other communities
Work with faith leaders to support social justice in their institutions
Conduct one-on-one relational meetings every week with congregation and caucus members
Train and develop community leaders from member institutions to act in the public arena
Organize in individual congregations using the PICO organizing model
Represent Together Colorado’s interest at coalition and partner tables to make progress toward shared advocacy goals
Participate fully in Together Colorado’s civic engagement work
Participate fully in building Together Colorado’s oppression analysis
Help to create and use a racial justice lens for policy and organizing work
Serve as an active member of Together Colorado’s core leadership team
Complete other community organizing assignments as time permits
Requirements/Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience in union, social justice or congregation-based community organizing (preferred)
Strong public speaking, writing and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal and relational skills and interest in people
Discipline and ability to work effectively in a highly unstructured environment
Desire to learn and openness to challenge
Experience working in communities of color
Spanish language fluency
Use of a car during working hours that is suitable for weekly travel across the state
Ability to work evenings and some weekend hours
Compensation/Benefits
$45,000

Generous benefits package

Together Colorado is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply
Application Deadline: October 6, 2017



Applications: Submit resume and cover letter to patty@togetherco.org



In your cover letter, please answer the following questions:



How does community organizing build power for community members?
What experience do you have in community organizing?
How do race dynamics play out in Pueblo?


Top candidates will be asked to demonstrate skills and commitment through an intensive screening process including modeling an organizing training and interviews with community leaders and board members.

• Location: Ft Collins

• Post ID: 45624542 fortcollins
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