Organizer

Website CCAG Connecticut Citizen Action Group (CCAG)

Putting People First

Date Posted: 10/24/22

Connecticut Citizen Action Group
www.ccag.net
Position Available
Connecticut Citizen Action Group (CCAG) is a statewide membership organization dedicated to working with people to bring about social, economic and environmental justice. CCAG has been fighting for economic and social justice for 50 years. By utilizing grassroots power, CCAG has created change on the issues our members care about including quality, affordable health care, climate justice, fighting for a robust, transparent democracy and educational equity. It is our 10,000 members statewide who give us the clout we need to win! Major victories include the strongest election public financing legislation in the country, restoring Medicaid coverage for thousands of working families, and holding corporations and elected officials accountable to a just society.
Position: Organizer

Type: Full time

Duties and Responsibilities:

Implement CCAG program strategies including issue development, organization building, and advancing public policies at the state level;
• Design and implement CCRG base-building plans, including member engagement, leadership development and coalition building;
• Build and expand membership base through one-on-one’s, social media, community meetings and innovative outreach strategies designed by the CCRG/CCAG staff and leadership teams; and
• Assist in fundraising activities and other organization building activities.
• Development of organizational strategies related to CCRG/AG’s issues at the state and local level.
• Others as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Commitment to social justice
• 3-5 years experience in community organizing and/or labor organizing, with a focus on organizing in low-income communities
• Capacity to think strategically in advancing organizational strategies and issue development at both state and local levels
• Experience conducting one-on-one conversations and other relationship building activities.
• Strong social media and communications skills a plus
• A passion for working with diverse communities, leaders and organizing initiatives
• Reliable and self-motivated
• Must be willing to work some evenings and some weekend time
• Fluency in Spanish is a plus

Benefits:
CCAG employees are members of UAW, Local 376. Employment benefits are outlined in the union contract, including paid training, vacation, sick and personal time, and health insurance.

Salary:
CCAG offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits. Salary levels are based upon experience.

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume, with “Organizer Position” in the subject line, by November 20, 2022, to:
Liz Dupont-Diehl, Associate Director
ldd.ccag@gmail.com

CCAG & CCRG are Equal Opportunity employers

To apply for this job please visit www.ccag.net.