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Job Posting with CCNE: Community Organizer

CCNE builds community power in Connecticut’s urban centers to advance an agenda
for the working poor around good union jobs, access to health care, quality public
education, affordable housing, racial justice, immigrants’ rights and environmental
stewardship. We are hiring a community organizer to develop and support working
relationships and coalitions among faith, labor, civil rights and community groups in
pursuit of universal health care.

- Meet with leaders and members of all faiths, and with members of civil rights, community,
and labor organizations to identify self-interest, explore common ground, develop an agenda and
take action.
- Conduct small-group popular education sessions to support collective action on issues such as
union jobs, public education, health care reform, affordable housing and immigrants’ rights.
- Identify, train and support grassroots leaders to build capacity for collective action.
- Coordinate the program and logistics for public events and large-scale mobilizations.
- Perform administrative tasks necessary for community organizing such as creating and
monitoring a database of community contacts.

Experience and Abilities:
- Demonstrated organizing experience; building unity among diverse groups and
recruiting and mobilizing others to take action
- Ability to listen and identify issues of common ground
- Ability to convene and facilitate meetings
- Ability to speak and write Spanish and English
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to use word processing and database programs and to perform basic
administrative functions
- Driving your own car is required

Terms of Employment:
This position is 30 hours per week and requires a flexible schedule. Wages are
competitive within the non-profit sector and based on level of experience. Health
insurance and paid vacation and sick time are included. CCNE is an equal opportunity
employer. People of color are urged to apply.

To Apply:
E-mail or send a cover letter and your resume as soon as possible but no later than
February 4, 2011 to: Renae Reese, Executive Director, Connecticut Center for a New
Economy,, 425 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511,
Telephone: 203.785.9494 x268

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