GSA Network is seeking an experienced organizer who wants to play a critical part in building and strengthening GSA Network’s organizing, base-building, leadership development, and campaign work in the Central Valley. This position will build the capacity of trans and queer youth of color to engage in grassroots GSA organizing and policy advocacy at the intersections of LGBTQ student safety and economic and racial justice in schools.
The ideal candidate would have a proven track record of supporting youth-led initiatives and developing youth leaders, building a base and membership of young people, successfully planning events and programs, developing and advancing campaigns, and fostering strong partnerships with local school districts, coalitions, and community organizations. Candidates should have strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative.
The Central Valley Regional Organizer position is a full-time position located in Fresno, CA. This position is currently our sole organizer in the Central Valley office and is a part of our statewide Youth Organizing team that works to build GSA power and trans and queer youth power throughout California. This position is supervised by a remote supervisor based in Los Angeles, CA.
Submit your cover letter and resume via the application link. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2018. However, the position will be filled as soon as the appropriate candidate is found. It is therefore recommended that you submit your materials as promptly as possible. The ideal start date is November 15, 2018.