Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Immigrant Day of Action 2021
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Economic Justice Organizer
Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice The Economic Justice Organizer will co-lead ICIJ’s Vendor Justice Campaign, which aims to organize hundreds of street and home food vendors in the Inland Empire to increase their economic security and defend their right to make a living. The EJ Organizer will conduct outreach and education efforts to vendors throughout the region, organize a membership base of vendors, and coordinate rapid response efforts in support of vendors facing unjust enforcement operations. The EJ Organizer will also co-lead ICIJ’s Vendor Entrepreneurship Program, which will provide immigrant food vendors with entrepreneurship training and micro-grants for their businesses. They will organize and empower street vendors to take active leadership roles in their communities. They will remain in close communication with ICIJ partners, community members, and leaders to expand and maintain an active network of supporters for street and home food vendors.
California Immigrant Policy Center The Development Director (DD) is responsible for developing and leading the long-term and annual strategic plan for a diversified funding stream for CIPC, including individual giving, private and family foundations, government grants, corporate matching, capital campaigns, sponsorships and large-scale events.
Working under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Administration and Finance and with hands on guidance from the Executive Director, the DD is responsible for raising CIPC’s annual operating budget (currently $3.9 million) through a combination of grants, individual donors and peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. CIPC is a growing organization and the DD will support the Deputy Directors, Executive Director and the Board of Directors in achieving organizational fundraising goals including sourcing new income streams. The DD will assist in recruiting and overseeing contracted workers as needed.
As part of CIPC’s Leadership Team, the Development Director will oversee the Development portfolio and directly supervise the Development Manager. They will also work closely with other members of the Leadership Team to engage program staff across departments.
This position is based in Los Angeles and is temporarily remote due to Covid-19.
Government Affairs Director
California Immigrant Policy Center The Government Affairs Director (GAD) is a key member of the leadership team at CIPC, contributing meaningfully to the direction of legislative campaigns. The ideal candidate is deeply familiar with the policy making process and key stakeholders to both pass legislation and help with its implementation. The position is responsible for building political will in Sacramento by educating and organizing power brokers, monitoring key issues and identifying regulatory and legislative opportunities to further CIPC campaigns that expand and defend rights of immigrants in California. The GAD is expert on legislative, administrative, budget analysis for the organization, and will author policy as needed.
This is a Sacramento based position and part of CIPC’s Leadership Team. The Government Affairs Director reports to the Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns, and assumes responsibility for the Government Affairs team of a senior legislative advocate and legislative assistant, plus the lobbyist on contract as needed. Some travel to our Bay Area and Southern California offices and other locations is necessary.
Please see our Idealist posting for more information and application instructions.
High Desert Organizer
Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice The High Desert (HD) Organizer is a full-time, exempt position that will be supervised by the Deportation Defense Director. The HD Organizer is responsible for coordinating and overseeing ICIJ’s High Desert detention abolition campaigns (ex: Shut Down Adelanto), the Emergency Response Network (ERN), and strengthening community engagement in ICIJ campaigns. The HD Organizer will spend at least 75% of their time working in the High Desert (Adelanto, Victorville, etc.). The High Desert Organizer is expected to uphold the values and mission of ICIJ in their daily work. We expect individuals to represent ideals of integrity, respect, accountability, compassion and leadership.
Climate Justice Faith Organizer (PT)
UU Justice Ministry of California Assist with mobilizing faith communities in Kern, Ventura, & LA communities to support efforts to reduce impacts of fossil fuel extraction & production in collaboration with directly impacted communities.