POP! – Pasadenans Organizing for Progress is a multi-issue community organization whose mission is to make Pasadena a more just, fair, and inclusive city. http://poppasadena.org/
Founded in 2016, POP! was formed by community activists who led the movement in the city of Pasadena to pass the $15/hour minimum wage ordinance. After achieving success in this campaign, the activists decided to expand their work for social justice change throughout Pasadena, focusing on a variety of priority issues, with a few major campaigns identified to-date.
POP’s! Priority Issues:
Summary of Position:
POP! is seeking a highly motivated, independent and experienced organizer with a passion for working with marginalized residents and low-income communities of color to organize, build their power, and wage campaigns to bring about policy changes that improve their standard of living and/or quality of life. Candidates must have a demonstrated passion for economic and social justice and the ability to establish and cultivate respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
The POP! organizer works under the general direction of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors to identify, plan and deploy strategic community building and organizing techniques that engage a broad range of community stakeholders to strengthen the voices and political influence of marginalized groups regarding the justice issues they confront. The POP! Organizer will also work closely with all the priority issue committees of the Board.
Responsibilities: to include but not limited to…
The position is available immediately. Candidates should send a resume and a cover letter by Tuesday, February 13th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants who do not meet the requirements will not receive a response. POP! is an equal opportunity employer. For questions about POP! and more information about this position, please contact Peter Dreier at (626) 398-1616.