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Housing Now! Part-Time Organizer 

Tenants Together, California’s statewide organization for renters’ rights, seeks a part-time Organizer for our “Housing Now!” campaign.  This is a part-time position based in our San Francisco office.

About Tenants Together

Tenants Together is an organization of tenants, tenant groups and other allies committed to fairness and justice for California’s 17 million renters.  Formed in 2008, Tenants Together is California’s only statewide renters' rights organization, working to improve the lives of California’s tenants through education, organizing and advocacy.  Tenants Together is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  For more information about Tenants Together, please visit our website, www.tenantstogether.org.

The Position

Tenants Together currently plays a key leadership role in the new broad coalition campaign for statewide housing justice, “Housing Now!” We are seeking a part-time Organizer to support our efforts in this campaign. For more information about Housing Now! visit www.housingnowca.org

Job Responsibilities:

·         Participate in Housing Now! Planning committee and Organizing committee meetings

·         Outreach to members and member organizations to get them involved in Housing Now! campaign

·         Give presentations at member organization meetings about the statewide campaign

·         Help develop the statewide campaign timeline and strategy

·         Help coordinate logistics to pull together meetings, conference calls, and webinars associated with the campaign

·         Keep track of member data and update appropriately in Salesforce to track participation over time

·         Send out regular communications about campaign actions including emails, text messages, and phone calls to mobilize members

Qualifications:

·         Minimum 1 year organizing experience at a community organization

·         Excellent reading and writing skills—as a statewide campaign, this is a critical component of communication

·         Excellent phone communications skills and ability to actively participate and add value to phone conferences and webinars

·         Strong facilitation skills both in-person or via phone conference or webinar

·         Strong relationship-building skills and ability to quickly build rapport and trust with our members and member organizations

·         Experience, either paid or unpaid, working on tenants’ rights issues

 

Salary, benefits, and timing:

·         This position is for a part-time regular employee at 10 hours a week for at least one year

·         Paid sick leave and vacation are provided on a pro-rated basis

·         Hourly wage is $18-$23 depending on experience

 

How to Apply:

·         Please submit cover letter and resume by mail and/or email (electronic attachments must be in PDF or Word) to:

Aimee Inglis

Associate Director, Tenants Together
474 Valencia #156

San Francisco, CA 94103
Fax No. 415.495.8105

info@tenantstogether.org

 

Tenants Together is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse workplace.

 

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