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Job Number:  36921
Part Time Community Organizer
Job Posted: Saturday, 29 July 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 28 August 2017
(57 days ago)
ACORN Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: New Westminster Salary: (not entered)

Community Organizer


ACORN Canada - Metro Vancouver


ACORN Canada is looking for motivated individuals interested in fighting and winning local, provincial and national social justice campaigns in Canada. ACORN Canada is made up of more than 100,000 low- and moderate-income families, in 21 local chapters throughout the country, organized democratically through community organizing. We are Canada's largest grassroots community organization for low and moderate income families. We have won many important social justice campaigns around payday lending, tenant issues, disability rights and fair banking.


Job description :


You will be part of a team doing community organizing in order to expand the reach of BC ACORN's social justice campaigns in low-to-moderate income neighbourhoods. The job will include direct door to door contact with people discussing local issues and getting involved in the organization. ACORN is a community union. Like any union our members pay dues so that they can have a sustainable independent organization to fight for their interest. This is a part of everyone's job at ACORN.


No experience is required . Professional organizing training provided. Room for advancement in organization is available.

Positions available: Part time organizing positions, we work in the field when working people are home.


Room for organizational advancement available.


More on ACORN :


For a decade ACORN Canada has been building capacity for low and moderate income people so they can champion their own issues to the powers that be. From our successful pay day lending regulations campaign to winning improvements to enforcement of municipal housing standards, ACORN Canada has demonstrated how to effectively make community change through a membership model of community organizing.


Job Type: Part-time (Full time may be available based on performance and office budget)


Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Rory Ditchburn
ACORN Canada
#2-630B Carnarvon St
New Westminster, BC, V3M 1E5

Tel: 604-522-8706
www:   www.acorncanada.org

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