London ACORN - Community organizer - Part time
ACORN Canada is an independent national organization of low and moderate income families with 140,000+ members in 20+ neighbourhood chapters across 9 cities. We are a multi-issue, membership-based community union of low- and moderate-income people. We believe that social and economic justice can best be achieved by building community power for change. Each member has a vote, and only members speak for the organization and have the authority to set the policy and determine the tactics of each group.
Do you want training in grassroots community organizing? ACORN Canada is looking for a Part-time Community Organizer in London.
ACORN Canada is a national grassroots non-profit organization that brings together low-and-moderate income families for social and economic justice. We are a member run organization structured like a community union, with over 140,000 members organized into 20+ neighbourhood chapters across the country. Our goal is to achieve social and economic justice by developing a national active membership that is invested in their organization and focused on building power for change.
What does an ACORN organizer do?
They start with direct outreach (door to door, street petitioning) in low-to-moderate income communities listening to what the community issues and concerns are, and turn that into effective mass-based action for change.
The job of an ACORN organizer is to build and develop formal ACORN Chapters so low-to-moderate income people can disrupt, and change, the systems that negatively impact their community.
There is extensive on the job training provided that allows the individual to understand all the fundamentals on how to be a community organizer. This includes learning how to do effective outreach, strategic research, campaign planning, effective communications, and both internal and external fundraising.
The successful applicant will be joining an exciting staff team at ACORN Canada.
Responsibilities and Duties
To better prepare yourself for the interview process, if you are selected, visit our website at acorncanada.org
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
No experience required. Professional organizing training provided.
Part-time hours: 20-25 hours per week
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