Advocacy & Mobilizing Coordinator (#Faith4ERA Campaign) (Volunteer, Part-Time, Ongoing)

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Recruiting Organization: Justice Revival

Advocacy & Mobilizing Coordinator (#Faith4ERA Campaign) (Volunteer)

Reports to: Executive Director

Hours: 15 to 20 hours per week, flexible scheduling

Duration: Short Term (3-6 months)

Location: Washington, DC or Remote

Are you concerned about gender-based injustice in the United States and moved to stand with those facing threats to their human rights? As Advocacy & Mobilizing Coordinator at Justice Revival, you’ll be organizing faith leaders to advocate for full inclusion and equality under the U.S. Constitution, through a history-making campaign for the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution.

Justice Revival is a diverse, inclusive community of Christian faith and a leading voice for human rights in the United States. We inspire people of faith with knowledge and understanding of human rights, and unite with them to promote a culture and nation free from injustice. Our pioneering human rights education programs, designed specifically for U.S. churches and seminaries, are the first of their kind in the United States.

The Advocacy & Mobilizing Coordinator will play a central role in advancing Justice Revival’s #Faith4ERA campaign to amplify faith support for the ERA. This role will involve significant responsibility for coordinating the organization’s direct and grassroots lobbying efforts, as well as digital advocacy efforts. Responsibilities will include engaging faith leaders, denominations, and faith-based organizations in support of the ERA, and producing educational resources on the ERA for Members of Congress and faith communities.

Responsibilities

· Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and the social movement in support of the ERA

· Conduct outreach to faith leaders, denominations, and faith organizations in order to bring new allies into the #Faith4ERA campaign (35%)

· Coordinate and support advocacy meetings with Members of Congress and their staff (25%)

· Create communications resources for web, email, and social media to advance advocacy efforts (25%)

· Monitor legislative developments in the U.S. Senate, and monitor federal litigation relevant to the ERA

· Represent Justice Revival at coalition meetings

· Monitor advocacy efforts by faith-based allies and opponents

· Promote campaign via social media

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred; some graduate education (in law, public policy, or other relevant subject) also preferred
  • Background in human rights, civil rights, or policy advocacy preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong self-management and organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Experience in community organizing a plus
  • Ability and desire to work with diverse, multi-cultural faith communities
  • Willingness and ability to prioritize Justice Revival
  • Initiative, creativity, flexibility, and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • A contagious passion for our cause

How to Apply

Send application materials to: applications@justicerevival.org

· Please send us your cv or resume

· Please include a brief statement of faith*

· Let us know why Justice Revival

· Let us know details about your experience

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Fee Amount: None

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Advocacy & Human Rights
Faith-Based

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  • Public Advocacy

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  • WEEKDAYS, PART_TIME

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