UndocuBlack is Hiring!

We're really happy to share we're growing and hiring our first organizer! Please share far and wide and email us if you have any questions. 

Here's the position description:

UndocuBlack Network Organizer

Basic Function

The UndocuBlack Network Organizer will be responsible for doing outreach and engaging and organizing undocumented Black immigrants across the nation, both online and on the ground. The organizer will grow the network’s membership base and engage current members to build organizational capacity.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend community events to connect with the local Black undocumented community and grow the regional UBN membership

  • Mobilize and recruit undocumented Black community members to become organizers, advocates, or spokespersons in the UndocuBlack Network

  • Conduct one-on-ones with UBN members to build leadership skills and increase UBN engagement

  • Highlight the UndocuBlack Network, its work, and vision at community events, conferences, and in the media

  • Assist UBN leadership to complete new projects as necessary

  • Maintain and build new relationships with organizational and community allies

 

Skills & Experience

  • Familiar with the undocumented Black immigrant experience or has at least 3 years experience working with Black immigrant communities

  • The ability to communicate the mission and vision of the UndocuBlack Network to a diverse audience

  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills

  • Minimum of 3 years community organizing experience is required; greater than 5 years experience is preferred

  • Works well independently and on a team to complete goals and adhere to project timelines

  • Experience working with the UndocuBlack Network preferred

  • Fluency in Spanish, French, Creole or Arabic is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  

  • Must be organized and possess excellent follow-up skills

 

Compensation

This position is a 6 month contractor position. Email your salary requirement to info@undocublack.org

 

Location

Flexible. Preferably based in New York city or the D.C/Maryland/Virginia area.

Start Date:  September 1, 2017

 

TO APPLY: Please email a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to: info@undocublack.org

    Subject: UBN Organizer

 

Application period closes on August 31st, 2017.

UndocuBlack Network is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to engaging the skills and leadership of immigrants, people of color, low-income persons, queer and transpersons, differently-abled people, and other people from diverse backgrounds. People from these and other traditionally marginalized backgrounds and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.