America Votes is the coordination hub of the progressive community, leading collaborative efforts among a diverse coalition of more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. America Votes works nationally and in more than 20 states to provide a range of services to partners, including strategic planning, advocacy and electoral campaign coordination, data tools and targeting services, and on-the-ground leadership in key states. For more information about America Votes, visit www.americavotes.org .
America Votes is committed to developing long-term roadmaps and setting critical goals for states. With an eye on redistricting and the consequences of extreme conservative gerrymanders, these efforts are essential to building progressive power in the states, session-by-session and election-by-election.
Commitment to Racial Equity
America Votes is committed to advancing racial equity through organizational systems and policies that are consistently tested, evaluated, and updated. Some organizational priorities include:
Building reflective and equitable state and national networks and partnerships.
Increasing engagement of state-based groups building power in communities of color in the planning process.
Expanding the Community Power Builders program, designed to support organizations led by and working in communities of color as they emerge into the 501(c)(4) space.
America Votes sees its commitment to racial equity as an integral part of its success. Applicants are encouraged to reflect on how they see themselves contributing to America Votes’ work on advancing racial equity.
America Votes Colorado is seeking a well-organized self-starter for a full-time position as Data Director. The Colorado Data Director plays a key role in the supporting campaign strategy and direct voter contact programs for the progressive movement. America Votes Colorado offers its diverse set of progressive partners a range of voter file, data, and targeting services. We seek a service oriented individual with a combination of technical and political skills for this work. This position is ideal for someone who is ready for a mid-level role in a campaign environment and has a passion for helping others do their best work, and is excited about the details and tools that power direct voter contact programs. This position reports directly to the Colorado State Director.
This position is based in Denver, Colorado and may require travel around the state. Due to the pandemic, most work is temporarily hybrid or remote.
Project Management: Support the state director in implementing America Votes’ organizational goals, including REI goals. Participate in team creation of work plans and team benchmarks for success. Manage special projects to deliver on team goals.
Voter File Management and Maintenance: Manage voter file access for AV partner organizations and their consultants. This includes administration and security, training end-users, and providing technical assistance as needed. Work with staff, partners, vendors, consultants, and others for the acquisition, enhancement, manipulation, and management of voter and member data.
Management of Data Tools: Lead partner and organizational VAN and campaign data trainings. This includes identifying the various training needs, creating the necessary training materials, and leading the presentations. Provide support, including training and troubleshooting, for the implementation of various campaign tools
Partner Support and Service: Work with partner organizations using the voter file and other technologies to support, enhance, and execute programs. This includes assisting partners in employing program implementation best practices as well as converting technical data to actionable issue advocacy and electoral campaign recommendations.
Coalition Support and Service: Responsible for coalition alignment on data and targeting which may include participating and leading various work groups or other meetings. Responsible for sharing data and tactic best practices during coalition meetings. Work with staff and partner groups to ensure that political and voter contact programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting, and other data resources. This includes supporting staff and partner groups to develop campaign plans. support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral, redistricting, voting rights, and issue campaigns), providing technical assistance, responding to programmatic requests and participating actively in long-range strategic planning for the Colorado progressive movement. Support, and sometimes lead, the creation and development of written reports and products. Deliver presentations to various stakeholders, sometimes on short notice.
Direct Voter Contact Strategy: Lead AV Colorado’s data analysis and coordination efforts, and provide strategic data-driven recommendations to partners on campaign field and targeting. Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations, and other documents to communicate data analysis with key stakeholders.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
At least one cycle of experience (at least 2 years) with statewide data responsibilities. This includes experience with planning, program implementation and analysis.
Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, preferably in political or organizing settings. Understanding of how power and privilege can show up in data—both in access to data and the data itself.
Strong sense of ownership and resilience with respect to planning ahead, finding alternative paths when needed, and bouncing back from setbacks and rejections.
Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and experience using data to inform advocacy and electoral plans. Strong VAN or other database skills are required with at least one cycle of experience administering voter contact tools.
Must have a minimum of introductory training on SQL; standout candidates will have experience using SQL including a comfort level with SELECT, WHERE, GROUPBY . Advanced Google Sheets or Excel skills required including familiarity with common functions (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, INDEX(MATCH)), pivot tables, and charts.
Must be comfortable and able to present data in understandable ways, including visualizations, historical context, and more. Candidates must have a willingness and aptitude to seek out and learn new technical skills.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic approach to problem-solving.
Demonstrated ability to manage a high-volume of information with impeccable attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals.
Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills, with attention to detail. Comfortable working with a diverse set of stakeholders in one-on-one meetings and group settings. Ideal candidates will have previous work experience in a coalition setting with a demonstrated a bility to move people to action and hold them accountable with and without formal authority.
Must be a self-starter willing to work long irregular campaign-style hours and to travel as needed, especially during campaign season. As the health environment allows, meeting in person one-on-one, in small groups, and in large coalition meeting settings.
Standout candidates will have knowledge of and experience with Colorado political landscape and/or independent expenditure campaigns.
Experience preferred with at least one of the following: Mapping tools (QGIS, Maptitute, etc), visualization tools (Tableau, Periscope, Google Data Studio, etc), or analysis tools (R, Python).
Experience conducting small group trainings or developing training materials for end users.
Experience with direct voter contact tools like Scale to Win
The salary for this position will be between $62,000 and $65,000 and depend upon the applicant’s experience. Benefits for this position include health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid sick days, and parental leave, as well as 401 (K) after six months of continuous service with the organization. The position is represented by the America Votes Workers Union.
Please submit a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three references to the application form.
If you experience any technical difficulties with our application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that only applications received through the application form will be considered; please do not email us your application materials.
America Votes is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. America Votes does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law.
League of Conservation Voters
Raleigh, NC (preferred) or Charlotte, NC
Title: North Carolina Field Director
Reports to: Deputy National Field Director
Positions Reporting to this Position: None
Location: Raleigh, NC (preferred) or Charlotte, NC
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
Union Position: Yes
Job Classification Level: E
Salary Range (depending on experience): $83,228-$101,138
LCV believes our earth is worth fighting for because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. To ensure those rights are protected, we help people use their power to shape policy, hold politicians and polluters accountable, and influence elections.
For more than 50 years, LCV has grown into a potent political force for protecting our planet and everyone who inhabits it. We have built a powerful national movement with 30 state affiliates, and grassroots and community organizing programs across the country.
LCV is hiring a North Carolina Field Director to lead its North Carolina field activities, overseeing the engagement of LCV members as volunteers and activists in issue and electoral advocacy, and grassroots lobbying activities. The North Carolina Field Director will serve as the Campaigns department’s lead field staffer in North Carolina and will be responsible for coordinating activities and logistics of the program. The North Carolina Field Director will work closely with North Carolina League of Conservation Voters (NCLCV), the state affiliate, and the in-state leadership team to build relationships with environmental groups and community leaders to advocate for climate action.
Work with the Campaigns department and NCLCV staff to develop field plans that engage community members and advocate for just and equitable federal environmental policy priorities, and oversee management of a field vendor firm in executing programs.
Collaborate with the Campaigns department to develop and implement organizer and volunteer trainings, with a focus on further developing volunteer leadership skills of young people and communities of color to become environmental advocates.
Ensure that all volunteer outreach and engagement is meticulously tracked in VAN and maintain in-state reporting to measure goal progress and organizing successes through written reports.
Help develop and test organizing strategies and tools, with focus on increasing engagement, particularly with communities of color and with youth.
Work with organizers to develop trainings and events to engage and educate community members and volunteers on policy priorities that intersect or are centered in environmental and racial justice.
Train organizers and volunteers in effective storytelling and engagement tactics to highlight the personal and public impacts of environmental policies.
Develop relationships and create equitable partnerships with environmental, social justice and other progressive leaders, working together to advocate for policies that will advance racial and environmental justice for North Carolina.
Travel up to 20% of the time to meet with organizers, provide in-person training, and participate in other in-person program-related activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Work Experience: Required – Minimum of 4 years or 3+ electoral cycles experience in community, issue, labor, or political organizing; 1 electoral cycle or 2 years of experience managing and training teams representing a rich mix of talent, experience, backgrounds, and perspectives. Experience tracking data in VAN or VoteBuilder. Demonstrated experience implementing digital organizing tools, including peer-to-peer texting. Preferred – Experience working on an issue campaign, especially environmental. Experience with youth organizing. Experience effectively managing teams in multiple geographies.
Skills: Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues and partner organizations. Ability to multitask without sacrificing quality of work. Ability to foster a collaborative team and results oriented work environment. Exceptional leadership, project management and coaching skills including supporting remote staff. Must possess strong written and oral communication skills. Fluency in VAN and Microsoft Office Suite required; other tools, including Hustle or Relay and social media, a plus.
Cultural Competence: Demonstrated awareness of one’s own cultural identity, views about difference, and the ability to learn and build on varying cultural and community norms. Commitment to equity and inclusion as organizational practice and culture. Understands how environmental issues intersect with racism, economic and social inequality in the U.S. and has a passion for working to dismantle these systems.
Working Conditions: This job operates both in a professional office environment and in outdoor and indoor public spaces, and the person will be exposed to outdoor elements such as precipitation, wind, and high/low temperatures. This position is occasionally sedentary; however, attending meetings and canvassing out in the communities is also frequently required. The person in the position will frequently be expected to move about to accomplish tasks and move between sites. This position routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and audiovisual systems. The person in this position frequently communicates with community members and must be able to exchange accurate information. Ability to work hours exceeding stated office hours, as needed, including weekends. Position requires a valid driver’s license and liability insurance or access to reliable transportation. Applicants need to be located in and legally authorized to work in the United States. LCV requires all employees working from our offices or participating in in-person meetings or events to be fully up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.
LCV offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes vacation, sick and parental leave, personal days, paid holidays, health insurance (two plan options for staff to choose from), dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance (short- and long-term), Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contribution, commuter benefits program, sabbatical, and student loan assistance.
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “NC Field Director” in the subject line by January 2, 2023 . No phone calls please.
LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected status. LCV is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
King County Department of Local Services, Permitting Division
919 SW Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057-2906
In order to hire and maintain a quality workforce that reflects the diversity of the community and works well within our True North values-based organization, the Permitting Division of the Department of Local Services (DLS) is accepting applications for the position of Planner I (Project/Program Manager I) .
Planners work under the supervision of a Product Line Manager to produce or help produce timely, accurate, quality reviews and approvals of land use, development and building permits. Work will include assisting with the Division's implementation of Critical Area and Shoreline regulations, the State Environmental Policy Act, and related environmental policies, development standards and procedures. Working both collaboratively and independently, they apply their current planning experience to review a variety of permit types ranging from single-family projects to complex commercial or infrastructure projects.
Planners are responsible for carefully reviewing permit application plans and technical documents; working cooperatively with others in the department and in other agencies; and writing technical permit approval documents and staff reports that are clear, accurate, and defensible. An essential part of the job is to work positively and in a solution-oriented manner with customers, their design/engineering professionals, other members of the public, and co-workers. Some presentations to the public, hearing bodies, and other agencies will be required on a periodic basis.
Applying equity and social justice principles is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all King County employees. In this role, you will apply equity and social justice principles that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices to all aspects of the work.
As assigned by the Product Line Manager, review and potentially draft conditions related to land use and building permits according to applicable codes, laws, and policies.
Assist in authoring accurate and understandable permit language, technical documents, and staff reports that are consistent with applicable codes, laws, and policies; reach out for assistance from supervisor or other professionals as needed.
Manage individual work time to meet a fluctuating workload and achieve target review times; seek direction from supervisors about project prioritization.
Support pre-application conferences and assist with customer inquiries.
Work cooperatively with others in the department or in other agencies to resolve permit- and process-related issues.
Exhibit and support a culture of superior customer service; work with others in the department, including supervisors, to help applicants find the possible and correct pathway to what the applicant wants to achieve.
Communicate on the job in ways that reflect well upon King County, the County Executive, the department, and the incumbent.
Scrupulously honor commitments made to customers and others.
Implementation and administration of King County's State Shoreline Management Act Shoreline Regulations, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) policies and procedures and assist staff ecologists with coordination and administration of Critical Area regulations.
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Bachelor's degree in planning, urban studies, environmental sciences or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of planning process, structure, purpose, and application of zoning codes.
Excellent project managing skills. Must be able to create and maintain spreadsheets, direct staff time, predict staff workloads, estimate project and permit review timelines, prioritization, and coordination with team members and customers.
Clear and effective communication skills: ability to listen, provide feedback, and negotiate outcomes as needed; ability to provide accurate and concise oral presentations and project updates.
Ability and commitment to work within a Standard Work framework in the department.
Experience in current planning (development review and permitting).
Ability to read and interpret plans, policies, and regulations; knowing when to reach out for assistance from supervisor or other professionals.
Working effectively and cooperatively with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Must work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented, team environment with the ability to think quickly and independently.
Skill in problem solving with effective solutions.
Experience working in a current planning organization.
Knowledge of current planning in a rural context.
Frontline customer service experience.
Experience serving as a Shoreline Administrator, SEPA Official, and / or similar role.
Professional current planning experience in the administration of local critical area protection regulations, Shoreline Management regulations and reviews under SEPA.
Knowledge and understanding of state/local environmental regulations, programs and policies. These include the State Shoreline Management Act, State Environmental Policy Act and Growth Management Act critical area regulations.
American Institute of Certified Planners accreditation.
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
Must be able to traverse construction sites in any weather condition.
Must be able to use office equipment and software.
Must have a valid Washington State driver's license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle safely throughout the County.
Those applicants who pass the initial screening will be invited to interview the week of December 26th, 2022.
This recruitment may be used to fill vacancies for up to 6 months. Including career service, special duty assignments, STT and TLT opportunities.
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants. First consideration will be given to current PROTEC17 members in the same classification that are eligible for lateral transfer.
WORK SCHEDULE: The work week is normally Monday through Friday, 7.00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but may at times require work outside of normal business hours. This full-time position is overtime eligible.
FORMS AND MATERIALS: The recruitment for this position is open to all applicants. A completed King County Application is required. We highly recommend that you also provide a cover letter and resume .
SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants will be screened for clarity, completeness, and competitiveness. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more interviews. Interviews will be conducted via Teams. Reference checks and file reviews will be conducted.
UNION MEMBERSHIP: PROTEC17
For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact: Vivienne Swai Human Resources Analyst 206-477-1538 email@example.com
Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.
As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to: • submit proof of vaccination or • have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor’s Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff’s Office, and the Executive Office.
Teleworking Requirement The work associated with this position will be performed predominantly by teleworking; complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities.) Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations . King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.
King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.
Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.
Guided by our " True North ", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
To Apply If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions, please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.
At District Court, we carry out our mission of serving the people of Clark County with a commitment to excellence. We are passionate about creating an inclusive work culture that celebrates and promotes diversity.
This position performs paraprofessional duties for Corrections programs including client interviewing, program eligibility review, compliance monitoring and follow-up, and case record keeping.
This position has the option of a remote hybrid work schedule upon completion of fifty percent of the probationary period.
Education and Experience:
Two years of experience in work involving public contact, at least one year of which is in the criminal justice system or a closely related field.
Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade supplemented by additional specialized training in criminal justice, law enforcement, social science or a related field.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
License or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain a motor vehicle operator's license.
Possession of, or ability to qualify as a Notary Public.
Knowledge of: Interviewing and investigative methods and techniques; criminal justice system and community resources; pertinent laws, codes and regulations; human behavior and group dynamics; case management techniques; modern office equipment including computer systems and programs; office practices and procedures.
Ability to: Establish plans and agreements with clients; gather, evaluate and recommend action on program, client and agency information; operate office equipment such as computers; resolve complaints and calm angry clients; respond to and evaluate emotional needs of clients; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
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Salary Grade: Local 11.707 $22.16 - $28.33 - per hour