agosto 22, 2023

We’re hiring!

Apply for the Rogue Valley Field Organizer Position!
Application deadline is September 14th.

Al corriente: August 22, 2023
Solicitudes vencidas por: 09-14-2023
Salario: $52,500
Mejora del idioma español: $3,000

About the Position:

Rogue Climate is seeking a full-time Rogue Field Organizer to grow the capacity of Rogue Climate’s work in Jackson County, Oregon. The Rogue Valley Field Organizer El puesto será responsable de construir una base sólida de voluntarios para impulsar proyectos y campañas en las áreas temáticas clave de Rogue Climate de justicia energética, detener los combustibles fósiles, desarrollo de liderazgo juvenil y resiliencia y preparación ante desastres que benefician a las comunidades más afectadas por el cambio climático en el Valle Rogue.

Apply today! Complete the form and upload your resume at the link below by 5PM on September 14th. Please do not send a cover letter.


About Rogue Climate:

Since 2013, Rogue Climate has been building a climate movement in Southern Oregon and the South Coast to achieve solutions to climate change that will result in energy justice, sustainable jobs, and a healthy climate and communities. We have also played a lead organizing role to stop new fossil fuel infrastructure like the Jordan Cove LNG fracked gas export project, move forward local and state clean energy policies, and more. Recently, the South Coast team has been organizing to ensure climate justice solutions for the Coos Bay Estuary, ran a campaign against a destructive state-wide policy, and hosted community listening sessions about offshore wind.  We are committed to working for climate solutions that result in a just transition to renewable energy that benefits rural communities, low-income communities, Latino/a/x, Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color.

Qué harás:

As the Rogue Valley Field Organizer at Rogue Climate, you will be working closely with staff and community members to organize communities in the Rogue Valley through campaigns and projects that advance climate justice and community resilience to the accelerating impacts of climate change.

  • Field Work: Conduct weekly field work, including setting up and leading phone and text banks, canvassing and tabling at community events, and recruiting and training volunteers to participate in field work.
  • Growing Community: Organize creative and consistent community meetings and events to recruit and engage community members, especially those most impacted by the issues, in partnership with the Rogue Valley Coordinator.
  • Youth Organizing: Support youth to engage in campaigns in collaboration with the Rogue Climate Action team. Recruit youth participants in regular internships.
  • Implementación de la campaña: Implement local campaigns and projects for renewable energy, transitioning off fossil fuel infrastructure, community resilience, and climate justice.
  • Volunteer Training & Support: Support community members to move into volunteer roles through one-on-ones and outreach in collaboration with the Rogue Valley Regional Coordinator and Organizing Director. Lead trainings for volunteers on organizing tactics, for example: phone banking, text banking, canvassing and tabling. 
  • Communications: Collaborate with the Communications Coordinator on developing campaign/program media (social media posts, e-blasts, earned media, etc)
  • Data tracking: Ensure data is collected and entered in a timely and accurate fashion in the Rogue Climate database
Who you are and keys to success:

Para tener éxito en este trabajo, estará capacitado en estas áreas.

  • Construyendo comunidad: You are good at connecting with community members, bringing people together around issues that matter to them, and moving folks towards shared goals. You have experience organizing people to turn out to events and have creative ideas about how to engage people long-term. You can facilitate community meetings, workshops and trainings and thoughtfully navigate individual relationships and community dynamics.
  • Outreach and recruitment: You enjoy connecting with new people and are energized by bringing people into campaigns and community. You have fun with outreach tactics like phone banking and canvassing, and are eager to work with volunteers to reach collective goals.
  • Attention to detail and follow through: You are able to follow the detailed steps of leading outreach tactics like phone and text banking from start to finish. You are committed to following up with community members to continue building relationships and leadership.
  • Compromiso con la equidad racial y la justicia climática: You are experienced and competent working with people from a wide range of backgrounds, including working class people, Black, Indigenous and People of Color, and rural communities. You recognize the role of race, income, age, gender, immigration status, ability, and other identities in climate justice, and you consistently look for ways to embed equity and justice in all aspects of campaigns and programs. You recognize how your own identities show up in the work, and welcome, reflect on, and act on feedback with an eye toward continuous learning. You recognize that there are community members who view climate justice values differently yet can still have a respectful dialogue amidst disagreement.
  • Independiente y colaborador: Puede administrar su tiempo en múltiples proyectos de forma independiente y también trabajar en equipo en persona y virtualmente. Evita que las tareas se caigan por las grietas de sus proyectos o proyectos de equipo.
  • Competente en el trabajo en línea: Our team is spread across two regions so much of our collaborative work is done online. Familiarity with Zoom, Google Drive, Slack, and social media, and a willingness to learn new tech platforms to facilitate organizing and connection across the organization is key.  Experience bringing people together across technological barriers (such as internet access) is a plus.
Preferred qualifications:
  • At least one year of grassroots campus, or campaign-based organizing. 
  • A connection to the Rogue Valley and/or experience organizing in rural, coastal, Tribal, or Latino/a/x/e communities.  
  • Comprensión de la justicia ambiental y familiaridad con el movimiento de Justicia Climática.
  • Experience with youth organizing and/or working with youth.
  • Dominio de español e inglés es una ventaja. (Los miembros del personal bilingües son elegibles para la mejora anual del idioma español $3000)
Si estuvieras aquí ahora mismo, estarías:
  • Leading weekly field work such as canvassing at the Farmers Market to gather petition signatures for the Ashland Youth for Electrification Campaign.
  • Running a phone bank with volunteers to recruit community members for monthly meetings.
  • Building community engagement and growing Rogue Climate’s base of volunteers for climate justice campaigns.
  • Supporting the youth Rogue Climate Action Team to prepare for their weekly meetings and build their campaign to transition new homes away from fossil fuels. For example, managing logistics like buying supplies and booking event space, supporting outreach, and collaborating to plan events.
  • Providing base building and organizing support in ongoing campaigns such as the Coos Bay Estuary Management Plan update. 
  • Supporting community members to prepare to take action for climate justice solutions at the city, county, and state levels, for example giving public comment at city council meetings. 
Location & Benefits:

This position will be based out of the Rogue Climate office in Phoenix, Oregon. As a community organizer, you will be expected to work an average of two evenings a week and 1-2 weekend days per month in order to meet the needs of the community.  There will be some commuting between community events, field work and meetings required. We practice a 36 hour work week, and our team uses flex time to adjust for additional hours worked week-to-week. You will be provided with both a cell phone and a laptop. This position may require occasional travel.

The salary for this position is $52,500 with a $3,000 Spanish Language Enhancement. Los beneficios incluyen atención médica (Rogue Climate paga 100% de prima), vacaciones sólidas, licencia médica familiar pagada, tiempo de enfermedad pagado, vacaciones flexibles y un estipendio de pago de préstamo estudiantil de $200/mes ($2.400 anuales).

Organizational COVID-19 Policy

La comunidad de centros de trabajo de Rogue Climate y valoramos la salud y la seguridad de nuestro personal y las comunidades con las que nos involucramos en nuestro trabajo.

Rogue Climate requiere la vacunación contra el Covid-19 para todos los empleados involucrados en ciertas actividades, como el trabajo de campo y el trabajo desde nuestras oficinas, incluido este puesto. Los protocolos de seguridad adicionales se describen en una declaración de política que se aplica a todos los empleados. Rogue Climate se reserva el derecho de actualizar las políticas relacionadas con el Covid-19 en cualquier momento.

How to Apply:

To apply, complete this google form and upload your resume by September 14th at 5pm PST. No se considerarán las solicitudes incompletas.

Se alienta a las personas negras, indígenas, latinas/a/x/e y de color, personas trans y de género no conforme, personas de origen pobre y de clase trabajadora, y mujeres a postularse.

Nada en esta descripción del trabajo restringe el derecho de la gerencia a asignar o reasignar deberes y responsabilidades a este trabajo en cualquier momento.

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