NCAAT is seeking an enthusiastic, relationships-focused Community Organizer to broaden our work with community members and stakeholders around NC. The ideal candidate will be passionate about building relationships and supporting community members, volunteers, and community groups. Candidates must be comfortable and enthusiastic about outreach both in-person and virtually to people across North Carolina. The Community Organizer will work closely with NCAAT staff, the programs team, and be a key member of the Community Engagement Team.

Status: Full time with benefits
Salary Range: $50,000 – $58,000
Experience Requirements: Minimum six months in a relevant position
Location: Main office in Raleigh, North Carolina. Position requires some travel across NC. 
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis to start as soon as possible.

About the organizations: North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to supporting equity and justice for all over fostering community among Asian American communities and allies in NC through civic engagement, leadership development, grassroots mobilization, and political participation. NCAAT in Action is committed to supporting equity and justice for all by building political power among Asian Americans and allies in North Carolina through voter education, progressive advocacy, and leadership development.

Benefits:
NCAAT and NCAAT in Action offer full-time employees health, dental, and vision insurance benefits, paid time off for vacations, and sick leave. In order to help employees maintain a reasonable work schedule, we offer flextime on Friday afternoons, with the occasional opportunity to remote work with respect to the scope and needs of individual work and projects. Additionally, to support the professional development goals of our employees we offer a yearly $500 professional development stipend; $450 stipend towards an Asian language course; and ongoing training opportunities.

Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as the point person for NCAAT community engagement initiatives in the field.
  • Support the work of the community engagement team through the organization and implementation of NCAAT programming including ASAP, Community Partners Network, citizenship clinics, and NCAAT Chats.
  • Consistently and actively engage with community members through field placements throughout North Carolina.
  • Help recruit affiliated groups into our Community Partner Network.
  • Work directly with volunteers in the field; building direct relationships, overseeing training, and ensuring a safe and collaborative volunteer environment.
  • Plan and occasionally host voter registration drives for community members in person.
  • Attend relevant community events (ex: festivals, town halls, etc.) as an NCAAT representative and volunteer liaison.
  • Manage and organize community volunteer and event data using CRMs like Everyaction and MyVoters
  • Assist with implementing events, workshops, and other community engagement opportunities for NCAAT’S community members.
  • Support outreach and relational organizing efforts both in-person and virtual, including tabling events, phone and text outreach, canvassing, and more.

Core Competencies: 

  • Committed to social justice and equity
  • Able and willing to drive and travel in cities across North Carolina.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends
  • Experience with community organizing or community relationship building
  • Working knowledge of different Asian American and BIPOC community groups in NC
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organization skills
  • Nice to have — Basic skills in any Asian language

Application Process: Apply now by answering the questions and uploading your resume via this application link. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please do not send your application materials by email. If your qualifications fit the specifications of the position, we will reach out about next steps. 

NCAAT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, or disability. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and others from historically marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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