Overview

Are you an experienced Community Organizer? Are you looking for a new challenge at an organization with a proven track record of winning meaningful campaigns for poor and working-class people?

You may be the next Director of Organizing for PUSH Buffalo!

This is a Dream Job for someone who wants to make a significant impact at the intersection of housing and climate justice, and who wants to work with an intersectional, member-driven, POC-led organization.

PUSH Buffalo is one of the premier community-based green-development organizations in the country. Working with a dynamic leadership team, the Organizing Director has the opportunity of a lifetime to grow the organization’s power to a new level by:

·      building effective campaigns and a robust team of community organizers in a vibrant and diverse community on Buffalo’s West Side and in its acclaimed Green Development Zone;

·      nurturing c3 and c4 coalitions to transform the power structure of the city of Buffalo for generations to come;

·      contributing to a growing statewide organizing ecology responsible for some of the most advanced Climate Justice legislation in the country;

·      cementing national alliances aligned with a Just Transition framework;

·      by raising the profile of PUSH in climate justice work internationally.

 

Please apply ONLY if you meet these requirements:

 

·       Experience leading multiple components of a community organizing issue campaign from beginning to end;

·       Good written and oral communication skills;

·       Experience supervising community organizing staff and grassroots leaders in projects and campaigns;

·       Minimum 5+ years of experience in labor, community, political or faith-based organizing;

·       Experience working with communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, marginalized LGBTQ folx, and/or people whose first or only language is other than English.