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US-IN-Indianapolis

Stand for Children – a leading voice for students – seeks a driven and motivated individual to create and execute city and state-level campaign strategies in Indiana through November.

THE ORGANIZATIONS

Stand for Children is a powerful voice for students.  Our mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, a college education.  To date, Stand for Children’s eleven state affiliates (AZ, CO, IL, IN, LA, MA, OK, OR, TN, TX, and WA) have impacted the lives of millions of children through their state and district level work. 

The Stand for Children family consists of two separate organizations—Stand for Children, a grassroots membership lobby for children exempt under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, and Stand for Children Leadership Center, a leadership development organization exempt under section 501(c)(3)

Stand for Children and the Stand for Children Leadership Center work together to:

  • Educate and empower parents, teachers, and community members to demand excellent schools; and
  • Advocate for effective local and state education policies and investments and ensure that those policies impact classrooms and students.

Separately, Stand for Children works to elect courageous leaders who will stand up for our priorities.

We stand for achievement by all students, through quality early childhood education, effective, empowered and supported teachers and principals, engaged families with high expectations, and other strategies that provide students the tailored instruction and support they need to graduate high school ready for college.

We stand for access to high quality schools for all students, especially students in poverty, students of color, and students learning English.  To expand access to all students, we advocate for effective educational leadership at all levels, sufficient and effectively spent school funding, and clear, accurate information about how schools are performing for parents, educators, and the community.

We believe all children deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in life.  Education is the key that unlocks the door to success, but far too many children, through no fault of their own, aren’t getting the education they need to make it in life. We are passionately committed to righting this wrong. 

US-IN-Indianapolis

Stand has affiliates in 11 states, and in our 20 years of impact, we have celebrated successes such as expanding access to quality pre-K, improving 3rd grade reading proficiency, strengthening academic standards, supporting teachers, and increasing the number of quality schools in our communities.

 

At Stand for Children, we believe ALL children deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in life and that education is the key that unlocks the door to success. Our mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school preapred for, and with access to, college or career training. To makek that happen, we educate and empower parents, teachers, and community members to demand excellent public schools and improve the odds for our students. Together,  we advocate for strong policies at the state and local level, elect education champions who will keep children at the center of their policy priorities, and follow through to ensure new policies are effectively implemented in public school classrooms.


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.

 

Stand for Children strives to be an employer of choice. We offer a competitive salary structure, excellent health and dental benefits, a 401k plan with a match, and generous paid time off. We build robust teams with dynamic and collaborative cultures, engaging employees in challenging work that provides opportunity for ongoing growth and skills development.

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