Website Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full time Regional Public Affairs Organizer for the Central Vermont region based in Barre, VT. The Regional Public Affairs Organizer in Central VT will support the VT Public Affairs department by implementing a plan to build community, expand access to health care, and conduct grassroots organizing efforts in Central Vermont, particularly in Washington, Caledonia, and Lamoille Counties. The pay range for this position starts at $20/hr with potential to increase based on level of experience. The Regional Public Affairs Organizer role in Vermont at PPNNE is represented by the AFT union.
This regional organizer works under the supervision of the Vermont Public Affairs Organizing Manager to build and implement an exciting field plan to empower people in Central Vermont to support and lead critical advocacy work to protect reproductive rights and ensure equitable access for all people living in Vermont. The major priorities of this role is to identify and develop opportunities to recruit, train, and empower volunteer leadership as well as nurture new and existing community alliances. In addition, we are looking for candidates that are committed to advancing racial equity, both in the way we conduct our advocacy work as well as educating and activating people to address racism as a public health crisis in our state. Other specific responsibilities include canvassing, phone banking, supporting and hosting community events, building and maintaining community partnerships, organizing campaigns around the needs of the Central Vermont community, representing the Planned Parenthood brand in external events, & composing daily social media postings for Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram.
PPNNE believes racism is a public health crisis and in order to address this crisis, we are committed to examining our institutional systems and policies to identify and eradicate systems of oppression. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and Inclusion, respect and integrity. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability, veteran status marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected applicable by law.
Qualifications include 2-3 years of relevant organizing/campaign experience and/or a combination of education and experience from which equivalent knowledge is acquired. Ideal candidates will have solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills as well as a passionate interest in reproductive justice. Interested applicants please submit a cover letter by visiting our website at www.ppnne.org and apply under our JOBS section.
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England welcomes diversity & is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply for this job please visit www.ppnne.org.