JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) is dedicated to cutting the US correctional population in half by 2030. Guided by the principle that those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, JLUSA empowers people most affected by mass incarceration to lead policy reform.
JLUSA seeks a driven and energetic Community Organizer in Milwaukee to work on the #CLOSEmsdf campaign, aimed at shuttering the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, in partnership with JLUSA’s national #DEMANDfreedom campaign. The Milwaukee Community Organizer will work with JLUSA’s National Advocacy Team to build grassroots power and mobilize directly impacted communities across Milwaukee in support of the campaign. The Milwaukee Community Organizer will play a key role in developing and advancing campaign strategy.
JLUSA seeks a Community Organizer with experience in grassroots, policy, and/or legislative advocacy efforts, who has strong coalition building, membership-development, direct-action and event planning skills to fill this dynamic role. The ideal candidate is deeply committed to JLUSA’s mission, flexible, collaborative, and works effectively in a fast-paced environment. With our bold and ambitious mission and unique theory of change, the right candidate will have a significant impact on redefining justice in America.
The Milwaukee Community Organizer will report to the Milwaukee Campaign Coordinator and work closely with JLUSA staff, membership and partner organizations to build the movement to reach #halfby2030.
JustLeadershipUSA seeks a candidate with the following skills & experience:
Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
How to Apply
Please send your resume, salary requirement, and cover letter detailing your interest in JustLeadershipUSA and the role of Milwaukee Community Organizer to email@example.com. Please use the Subject Line: Milwaukee Community Organizer.
Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
JustLeadershipUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship status, or current employment status. JustLeadershipUSA values diverse experiences, including with regard to educational background and justice system involvement. People with criminal justice records are encouraged to apply. We depend on a diverse staff to carry out our mission.
For more information about JustLeadershipUSA, visit our website at www.justleadershipUSA.org