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Current Positions Available

Please see current available positions below.

Position: National TPS Alliance Coordinator

Submission Deadline: Please send resume, short writing sample, work plan sample from past employment, and at least 2 references by February 3, 2020 to NTPSAJobs@gmail.com.

Job Description: The National TPS Alliance Coordinator is a team builder, visionary, and the national voice of the organization. The coordinator will lead and facilitate strategic planning efforts and work closely with key campaign staff, the executive committee, and working groups. In addition, the National Coordinator will build and maintain strategic partnerships and help meet established fundraising goals. The NTPSA Coordinator will also supervise and guide organizers and ensure the work plan and strategic base-building, leadership development, communication, litigation, and legislative strategies at the local and national level are executed. In addition, the Coordinator will consistently engage with local committee leaders, youth, and advise them on how to best coordinate nationally and maintain an active and engaged membership.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the National TPS Alliance, members, and local TPS committees to grow and strengthen the organization and expand existing member base
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to national membership
  • Will become an integral part of the National Executive Committee
  • Will work with CARECEN and NDLON
  • Supervise NTPSA organizing staff, day-to-day organizing
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with allies, supporters, and funders
  • Give direction to staff and members implementing leadership development plan
  • Ensures strategic decisions are collectively made with the Executive committee
  • Consistently move forward the organization’s organizing, legislative, communications, fundraising, and litigations goals
  • National Representative in strategic partnership calls and meetings
  • Act as National TPS Alliance spokesperson in strategic spaces, Congress and in the media
  • Any other duties/tasks as assigned

Candidate Characteristics:

  • A demonstrated commitment to elevating community leadership and voices, grassroots organizing, social justice and movement building
  • Previous organizing experience in labor, immigration, community, student, and/or social movement organizations or campaigns
  • Strong preference for individuals who are familiar with the political landscape of immigration and TPS communities and have prior experience organizing
    immigrant worker families
  • Strong team building, coalition-building, and facilitation skills
  • Experience in supervising and leading a National team
  • Experience making collective decisions
  • Experience in conflict resolution and mediation
  • Experience engaging with high level elected officials
  • Experience organizing National and multi-city actions and ensure broad participation
  • Experience building strong organizing through base building and leadership development
  • Strong preference for someone that is bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish. Other languages are a plus.
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in at least 1 language
  • Willingness to work some weeknights and weekends
  • Willingness to travel out of state
  • Willingness to respond promptly to e-mails, phone calls, and other forms of communication

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and strong team player
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office programs

Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with level of experience. Health, dental, and vision coverage provided. Paid personal time off as well as sick time.

Directly affected TPS holders, people of color, women, and LGBTQ are highly encouraged to apply.

Position: Regional Organizer

Submission Deadline: Please send resume, short writing sample, work plan sample from past employment, and at least 2 references by February 3, 2020 to NTPSAJobs@gmail.com

Job description: The regional organizer will report to the National TPS Coordinator and to the Coordinator of Organizing and will implement the organizing and base-building strategies with the goal of expanding the NTPSA committee network nation-wide. The primary focus of the regional organizer is to implement a field program nationwide, specifically in the Midwest and South: 1) build new committees and recruit new TPS members 2) work closely with Organizing Coordinator, national campaign staff, and executive committee 3) lead leadership trainings by utilizing the NTPSA Popular Education Curriculum 4) mobilize new members to participate in national campaign efforts such as National Assemblies, Summits, press conferences and actions 6) build and sustain relationships with local clergy, faith based organizations, elected officials, community-based organizations, unions, and worker centers, etc. 7) continue building and maintaining National TPS members database

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the National TPS Alliance members, and local regional TPS committees to grow and strengthen the national campaign
  • Support all aspects of moving forward the campaign’s legislative and organizing goals for the Midwest and Southern region
  • Will work closely with CARECEN and NDLON
  • Coordinate national and regional campaign actions and activities such as assemblies, rallies, marches, bus tours, etc.
  • Perform administrative tasks necessary for organizing such as maintaining databases, producing materials and correspondence
  • Any other duties/tasks as assigned

Candidate characteristics:

  • A demonstrated commitment to elevating community leadership and voices, grassroots organizing, social justice and movement building
  • Previous organizing experience in labor, immigration, community, student, and/or social movement organizations or campaigns
  • Strong preference for individuals who are familiar with the political landscape of immigration and TPS communities and have prior experience organizing
    immigrant worker families
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Experience organizing community actions with broad participation
  • Experience in base building and leadership development
  • Strong preference for someone that is bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish
  • Willingness to work some weeknights and weekends
  • Willingness to travel out of state
  • Willingness to respond promptly to e-mails, phone calls, and other forms of communication

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and strong team player
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Reliable transportation

Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with level of experience. Health, dental, and vision coverage provided. Paid personal time off as well as sick time.

Directly affected TPS holders, people of color, women, and LGBTQ are highly encouraged to apply.

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