Reclaim Philadelphia is accepting applications for a full time housing justice organizer to join our staff. The housing justice organizer would
develop our current housing campaign to illustrate strategy and outline tactics toward winning rent control in Philadelphia, and work as the local liaison for the national People’s Action Homes Guarantee team to ultimately win transformative investments in social and public housing and reparations for racist home ownership policies.
develop political education segments for all media and meetings using individual stories to highlight the impact of our current housing system, explain housing policy using accessible language and methods of engagement and shift the narrative toward housing as a human right.
develop the current leadership team and new leaders with the intention of increasing our capacity to engage members, build power for the housing movement in Philadelphia and empower individuals impacted by housing insecurity to take leadership in demanding housing as a human right.
Salary begins at $40,000 per year and includes full health benefits and expansive paid time off.
While our ideal candidate has organizing experience, compatible political analysis and has been directly impacted by housing injustice, we are open to all applicants and invite all interested applicants to apply by sending a resume and cover letter (including your personal stake in expanding housing justice in Philadelphia) to Reclaim Philadelphia’s lead organizer Kelly Morton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to also email Kelly at the above email address if you have any questions about the position and would like to learn more.
To apply for this job email your details to Kelly@reclaimphiladelphia.org
About Reclaim Philadelphia
Reclaim Philadelphia has been reclaiming and restoring political power back to people since 2016. Reclaim Philadelphia endorses and supports progressive candidates and policies that fight for a vision of putting working people before the profits of corporations and the super rich. The People’s Platform, created in partnership with Neighborhood Networks, is our foundation for transforming the Democratic Party and what is politically possible.
We directly connect with our neighbors to unify our communities to end structural racism, classism, sexism and oppression in all its forms. Ultimately, we’re fighting for a world where healthcare, education, live-able environment, housing, safety and justice are human rights - not commodities.