Employment Opportunities

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Tampa
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
Orlando
REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Kissimmee
REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Orlando

Community Organizer

Tampa

Reports to:

Sr. Lead Organizer and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Tampa Bay region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they shall engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Job Requirements

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Community Organizer

Orlando

Reports to:

Lead Organizer, Orlando and/or Regional Director, Central Florida

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as a Community Organizer in the Orlando region. The organizer will be responsible for building a strong base of community members to build power in their assigned area. Additionally, they should engage and recruit members and help develop leadership among members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent Organize Florida in a professional manner to the community.
  • Support the development and implementation of various campaigns.
  • Build out a base of low income and people of color residents.
  • Identify and recruit members for Organize Florida.
  • Assist in identifying and developing leadership among members
  • Assist with building out issue committees.
  • Work with the Sr. Lead Organizer and/or the Regional Director to develop strategies and a vision to win.
  • Participate in and conduct trainings as a part of professional development.
  • Continuously update and maintain data related to membership, trainings and campaigns.
  • Support civic engagement work.
  • Work with Organize Florida partners for joint actions, trainings, campaigns.
  • Prepare and submit regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Coalition building and outreach to solicit participation of members into the Leadership Development Path.

Key Qualifications

  • Commitment and passion for social, racial and gender justice;
  • 2 years of experience in community, labor, or grassroots organizing;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income and minority communities;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Willingness to work on local issue campaigns along with contributing to possible statewide and national campaigns.
  • Self-motivated – proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in assigned region, with frequent travel to Orlando headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply.

Regional Director

Kissimmee

Reports to:

Vice President of Organizing & Campaigns and/or
Sr. Vice President of Operations & Managing Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Regional Director, Kissimmee. The Regional Director, Kissimmee is responsible for engaging members in political and issue based campaigns and overseeing ongoing issue campaigns for the organizations, including the Fight for 15 and Climate Change work, Standing With Women & Families among others. They will ensure the achievement of short and long term goals for the organization, both programmatically and financially. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop strategic campaign plan for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan for membership recruitment, engagement, and leadership development of members;
  • Manage and motivate the team of organizers for the issue-based campaigns;
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President of Operations and Executive Director & Co-Founder to ensure programmatic and campaign goals are being met;
  • Work with Political & Civic Engagement Director to build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Provide supervision and management to organizers, volunteers and campaign partners.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the Kissimmee area. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Experience leading organizing campaigns with state or local significance;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Kissimmee office location.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply.

Regional Director

Orlando

Reports to:

Sr. Vice President & Managing Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida and Organize Florida Education Fund seek a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as the Regional Director, Orlando. The Regional Director, Orlando is responsible for leading a team to engage members in political & issue based campaigns and overseeing a wide variety of ongoing issue campaigns for the organization. They will ensure the achievement of short and long term goals for the organization, both programmatically and financially. This position also serves on the organizations Core Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Campaigns, develop a strategic campaign plan for local and state campaigns that promote the vision and mission of the organization;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plan for membership recruitment, engagement, and leadership development of members;
  • Manage and motivate the team of Community Organizers for the issue-based campaigns;
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President & Managing Director and/or the Executive Director & Co-Founder to ensure programmatic and campaign goals are being met;
  • Work with Organizing Director, Political Director and Policy Director to build relationships with local partners as they relate to specific campaign plans;
  • Provide supervision and management to Community Organizers, volunteers and campaign partners.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the Central Florida area. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of organizing experience, experience organizing in coalition with grassroots, political and labor allies, strong writing skills, and experience in fundraising. Candidates should also have:

  • Experience leading organizing campaigns with state or local significance;
  • Understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities, and other impacted communities;
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, motivating, and training staff, activists and volunteers;
  • Experience building broad-based coalitions;
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills - good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated - proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to be a team player and work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment;
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Commitment and passion for social justice

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando office location with travel in and out of the state.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager
Human Resources Director

Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager

Reports to:

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Direct reports:

Yes

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented, and dynamic individual to serve as Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager to the Vice President of Finance & Accounting. Along with the Vice President of Finance & Accounting, the Sr. Finance & Accounting Manager is responsible for a range of general accounting, financials, bookkeeping and administrative functions. In addition, the manager will fill in for the Vice President of Finance & Accounting, as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prep for final approval monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting metrics for the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  • Oversee certain budgeting, financial forecasting and cash flow processes
  • Create budgets & cash flow forecast
  • Ensuring the flow in the day-to-day processes for the department
  • Process all accounts payables and receivables, reconcile business credit cards, as needed
  • Perform general HR processes as it pertains to the organizations finances, payroll and benefits
  • Manage healthcare for contract vendor
  • Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payment
  • Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices
  • Maintain related vendor & HR files; issue 1099 at the end of the year
  • Serve as the key partner to the Vice President of Finance & Accounting to continue to develop the Finance & Administration Department in systems, strategy and implementation
  • Review the audit systems for overall organizational financial health
  • Step into Vice President of Finance & Accounting role and responsibilities in their absence
  • All other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in accounting and financial practices
  • 1-3 years of direct management experience
  • A comprehensive understanding of how to create and manage budgets
  • Intermediate to Expert level at reading financial reports; ability to perform cash flow analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with a customer service orientation
  • Must be Quickbooks proficient
  • Strong attention to detail; able to work on a collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in Human Resources (payroll, benefits, workers comp, etc.)

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, 401k, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based out of the Orlando Headquarters office.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Human Resources Director

Reports to:

Sr. Vice President & Managing Director

Background

Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the state of Florida whenever and wherever injustices are being committed or civil rights are being infringed upon.

The Organize Florida Education Fund is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that both trains and develops leaders and organizes families in low-to moderate-income communities in Florida. Our vision is for these communities to become critically engaged in the political system in order to create a more just and equitable society.

Opportunity

Organize Florida seeks a highly motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as the Human Resources Director. Along with the Sr. Vice President & Managing Director the Human Resources Director is responsible to ensure that all human resources (HR) operations are carried out smoothly and effectively. This position will be responsible for developing HR strategies and providing sound advice to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) on all related subjects. The Human Resources Director must be an experienced professional with deep knowledge of all matters concerning the HR department. The position should be able to manage programs and lead staff while also possessing a strong strategic mindset.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop organizational plans for a variety of HR matters such as compensation, benefits, health and safety, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Vice President & Managing Director to support the human potential factor in the organization by devising strategies for performance evaluation, staffing, training and development
  • Oversee all HR initiatives, systems and tactics
  • Supervise the work of HR personnel and provide guidance (if applicable)
  • Serve as the point of contact for employment relations
  • Monitor adherence to internal policies and legal standards
  • Deal with grievances and violations invoking disciplinary action when required
  • Anticipate and resolve litigation risks
  • Inform the Sr. Vice President & Managing Director and/or the Executive Director on large HR updates, concerns and needs
  • Give bi-monthly reports to the Senior Leadership Team by analyzing data and using HR metrics.

Key Qualifications

We are seeking a seasoned social justice leader with strong references who is interested in growing the organization into a credible powerhouse organization in the state and nationally. A successful candidate must believe in the core values of Organize Florida and be driven by its mission. The ideal candidate should have at least 3-5 years of string and relevant human resources experience with expert writing and communication skill. Candidates should also have:

  • A demonstrated commitment and understanding of issues facing low income communities, minority communities, women, LGBTQ communities, low-wage workers, immigrant communities and other impacted communities
  • 3 - 5 years of proven experience in human resources; Certifications in the human resources field
  • Comfort with the implementation of a range of organizing strategies and tactics
  • Full understanding of the way an organization operates to meet its objectives
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management principles and best practices
  • Attention to the human potential element
  • Knowledge of data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Diligent and firm with high ethical standards
  • Self-motivated and a proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups and populations
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours
  • Spanish/English bilingual preferred but not required.

To Apply

Apply Here

A competitive salary will be offered, with a benefits package that includes health insurance, seniority raises, paid vacation and paid time off. This position will be based in the Orlando office location with travel in and out of the state.

Organize Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ strongly urged to apply. Bilingual candidates urged to apply. Due to the high volume of interests, only applicants of interest will be contacted.