Stand is a non-profit education advocacy organization focused on ensuring all students receive a high quality, relevant education, especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped because of their skin color, zip code, first language, or disability.
Your role stands at the intersection of organizing and the fight to change our education systems for those children and families from under resourced communities. As a key member of Stand’s Massachusetts team at a moment of tremendous need and opportunity, you will be responsible for working with individuals to develop their inherent power, connecting communities together, and leveraging that collective power for change using a team organizing leadership model. The Organizer will be responsible for identifying, coaching, and training individuals and building engaged teams committed to taking local, district, and state action in support of improving education in their community; developing the leadership skills of members; and initiating and leading campaigns in order to advocate for better education outcomes for students. Through your dedication and passionate approach to the role, you get the opportunity to work with colleagues who not only care deeply about justice and equity, but who are bold and strategic and take responsibility for achieving substantial progress toward our mission every year.
Position lasts through August 31, 2019 with potential for extension.
Build a diverse and highly skilled base of supporters and volunteers
Engage and develop leaders and members
Activate leaders and members to grow teams and win campaigns
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)
to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or marital status. We are committed to a diverse and culturally inclusive workplace in which our We predominantly partner with low-income communities of color. Therefore, though race and other legally protected characteristics are never used to make final hiring decisions, we place a particular focus on recruiting staff members who share the backgrounds of the communities we serve.