Do you want training in grassroots community organizing? ACORN Canada is looking for a Community Organizer in London as part of the Canada
Summer Youth Program.
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 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.
Hours of work: 30-35 hours per week
Salary: $15.75 per hour
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