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Help Us Stop Evictions and Demolitions in Jerusalem & the West Bank by Contacting Congress

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Rebuilding Alliance

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  • 3 people are interested
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Helping Palestinian villagers build their homes

We need your help. Under the new administration, all eyes are turned away from the on-going demolitions in the West Bank and evictions in Jerusalem. Rebuilding Alliance wants to shed light on this and motivate Congress to halt these evictions and demolitions against Palestinians. Will you join us in our efforts?

The goal of our Contact Congress program is to keep our representatives up-to-date with issues on the ground in Palestinian homes and villages at risk and to connect them with constituents that care. Our team mentors constituents as they ask for assistance and cultivate their ongoing relationship with their Congressional staff. We know this type of advocacy works because it has worked in the past- our Contact Congress program is what has kept Palestinian villages like al-Aqaba, Susiya and al-Khan al-Ahmar standing.

This opportunity is an excellent next step to build your career in public policy, government, journalism, publishing, communications, or even event planning. We will teach you how to use a variety of advocacy software tools.

The ideal candidate enjoys working as part of team, doing research, making phone calls, scheduling, and social media, pays attention to technical details, is willing to learn about community-directed policy change, and is keenly interested in peace, justice, and the Middle East. In addition, you must be able to handle multi-faceted projects, have excellent writing skills, be determined to get busy speakers to send you their bios on time, and be able to process audience registration data. Furthermore, a candidate must be motivated, self- directed, able to meet deadlines, and work well both individually and as part of a team.

We're especially interested in candidates who would like to stay with this for at least a year. Besides this campaign, there are many other advocacy needs that require Congress's attention.

If you are interested in joining us, please send an email to katelin@rebuildingalliance.org with: (1) your cover letter describing why you are the right person for this position, (2) a resume, and (3) 3 references.

Thank you again for your interest!

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About Rebuilding Alliance

Location:

50 Woodside Plaza Ste. 627, Redwood City, CA 94061, US

Mission Statement

Rebuilding Alliance is dedicated to advancing equal rights for the Palestinian people through education, advocacy, and support that assures Palestinian families the right to a home, schooling, economic security, safety, and a promising future.

Description

We learned early-on that to build in war-torn communities one must partner locally with non-governmental organizations that hold the trust of the local community and maintain the highest standards of fiscal and personal integrity.

Everyone who works at Rebuilding Alliance is committed to building peace and justice through programs that make a tangible difference and together, we do our best to make RA a great place to work. Many who have joined RA as interns or in entry-level jobs have gone on to their dream-job or pursued advanced degrees.

One of our past interns wrote the following:

"I always talk about interning with Rebuilding Alliance as one of my most important, challenging and formative work experiences, especially when I'm in interviews. You asked and expected big things of me right away, and I'm so grateful for that - coordinating a teleconference series, making phone calls to important peacekeepers, offering insights in team meetings, updating our internet presence. These are skills that I value so highly, and that I'm sure will be so important as I enter this industry that is entirely new to me. I would also like to stay in touch with you and Rebuilding Alliance and help in any way I can in the coming years, whether through donations or volunteering my time when I'm back in the Bay Area."

Advocacy & Human Rights
Disaster Relief
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Data Entry
  • Disaster Response
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per day
  • You'll need your own laptop. Zoom, Google Suite, and WhatsApp are our main communication channels.

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