Immigration Services Outreach Organizer in Houston, TX
About the Texas Organizing Project (TOP): Founded in 2009, TOP, has become the leading statewide organizing group in Texas, advancing racial and economic justice through community and electoral organizing. Our programs are anchored in the three largest metro regions of the state, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. We have a base of over 100,000 members and supporters who are reflective Texas’ growing population - people of color, low-moderate income families. Through on the ground organizing, grassroots leader trainings, direct action, policy advocacy and electoral engagement we have made gains in policy solutions and public investments in neighborhood infrastructure, family sustaining jobs, affordable housing, community schools, health access and immigrant rights. TOP also runs the largest independent grassroots electoral field operation in the state, activating over 200,000 voters of color each election cycle.
The Texas Organizing Project is seeking a talented and dedicated Immigration Services Outreach Organizer to provide strategic coordination and outreach efforts in immigrant communities. The Immigration Services Outreach Organizer will be responsible for conducting broad outreach in the community, identify partners to co-host informational training sessions and other outreach events. The Organizer will also be responsible for training TOP’s member volunteers, training and supporting other volunteers, preparing materials for volunteers, and scheduling volunteers to participate in workshops and other events. The ideal candidate believes deeply in the importance of building community leadership, capacity and power. S/he must be able to organize and effectively communicate at all levels – with grassroots community people as well as established community leaders and policy experts.
Position: Immigration Services Outreach Organizer
A successful candidate will have experience in training and either community organizing or legal services; takes initiative independently and able to work in a collaborative, fluid team environment; commitment to social justice and immigrant rights from the grassroots up, and building the leadership of directly affected individuals as vital messengers and leaders in their communities.
Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate:
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and travel reimbursement.
Timeline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Please email a resume, cover letter and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an equal opportunity employer, Texas Organizing Project embraces diversity and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.