Stand is a non-profit education advocacy group that believes ALL children deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in life. Stand works to accomplish this mission through:
We focus primarily on increasing early literacy and high school success. Additional priorities include, improving school quality and ensuring adequate funding spent wisely.
Your role stands at the intersection of organizing and the fight to change the odds for low-income children and families. Stand for Children seeks a dynamic and hard-working Greater Boston Statewide Organizer to empower and mobilize our grassroots stakeholders to take state action in support of students. The State Organizer will contribute to a national effort to take our organizing to the next level of scale and impact. As part of the Statewide Organizing Team, the Statewide Organizer will ensure we have a solid ongoing presence in targeted locations to impact state policy decisions and elections and, where strategic to our state work, local policy decisions and elections.
The Greater Boston Statewide Organizer will report to the State Organizing Director and potentially manage part-time Outreach Coordinators as well as Team Captains/Leaders. The Greater Boston Statewide Organizer will hold Outreach Coordinators, Team Captains and Team Leaders accountable for meeting metrics-based goals and ensure that they have the coaching, training, and support they need to build robust teams.
Build a strong membership base of volunteer teams and move people up the ladder of engagement
Engage and develop Outreach Coordinators
Stand for Children consists of two separate entities. Stand for Children, Inc., a grassroots membership organization is exempt under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, and Stand for Children Leadership Center, a leadership development organization is exempt under section 501(c)(3)
Stand for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a diverse and culturally inclusive workplace in which our differences broaden our awareness, enrich our daily experiences and contribute to our collective strength. People of color, members of underrepresented ethnic or socioeconomic populations and bilingual/multi-lingual speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. Roles typically require the ability to be stationary for extended periods of time and to travel to meetings outside of the office; ability to lift more than 10 pounds on occasion; may require the ability to climb stairs.