Overview

WHO WE ARE
The Humane League (THL) is a global nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as a Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. Over the past few years, we’ve grown to a staff of 90+ talented individuals dispersed across the country and around the world.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a part-time, temporary Regional Field Organizer who will be responsible for recruiting, training, and leading  individuals from across your region to join THL’s expanding community of supporters. This position reports directly to the Regional Organizing Manager.

This is a part-time, temporary role, estimated 15 hours per week with occasional nights/weekends and expected to last three months. This is a remote, US based position and we are only able to consider applicants who possess United States work authorization. Candidate must reside in NC, SC, TN, KY, IN or IL.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Proactively identify, recruit, and lead individuals from across the region to join THL’s expanding community of supporters. Grow our network and re-energize our existing network.
Train, motivate, and retain volunteers to take on leadership roles for THL and to execute a variety of actions and events to further our campaign efforts and overall mission to end the abuse of animals for food.
Efficiently manage volunteer tracking tools to keep meticulous records of volunteer activity and progression.

General Responsibilities:

Volunteer engagement, outreach and follow-up
Facilitate volunteer meetings
Draft and send communications to volunteers to keep them informed and engaged
Attend Organizing team meetings and other meetings/events as needed
Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Mission-aligned: Strong commitment to THL’s philosophy and approach, comfort engaging in pressure campaigns, and experience in grassroots advocacy, volunteer management, or the animal rights movement.
Leadership: Ability and enthusiasm to effectively lead, motivate, empower, and engage various target audiences. Because the movement is comprised of people from a wide range of backgrounds, the ability to navigate issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion and bring a deep commitment to advancing these values.
Problem-solving: Forward-looking thinker who anticipates needs, actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions with strong decision-making capability. Must be self-directed and able to plan and coordinate many projects simultaneously,.
Communication: Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively, and to interact with all staff, donors, volunteers and the public in a positive, professional and outgoing manner. Experience with public speaking is highly preferred.
Teamwork: The successful candidate must be creative and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community-oriented. The ideal individual is a highly resourceful team-player who works effectively with all levels of staff, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently, and displays dedication to the work and role.
Organization: Strong attention to detail and the ability to thrive with minimal direct supervision in a remote workplace with time-sensitive administrative tasks.
Technology: Highly proficient in using contemporary office software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and the like. Demonstrated ability to learn new software quickly and independently. Experience with any of the following is a plus: EveryAction (or comparable eCRM), Google Drive, Slack, Asana, Google sites.
Flexibility: Willing to work flexible hours, including occasional nights and weekends.

Hourly rate of $22.22 – $24.01, to commensurate with experience.

At The Humane League (THL), animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work. As such, many of our staff are vegan by personal choice, and all of our THL-hosted events offer fully vegan menus. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email People Operations (anguyen@thehumaneleague.org) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.