Hiring Announcements

Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter to: haleh@plantingjustice.org

or 319 105th Ave Oakland CA 94564

Accepting applications through August 1st, 2019

Position title: Grassroots Organizer

Accountable to: Haleh Zandi and Gavin Raders

Hiring Committee: Haleh Zandi, Gavin Raders, Patrick Dunigan and Daniel Alper

Roles & Responsibilities include:

  • Co-facilitate the Grassroots Fundraising program’s weekly meetings and trainings

  • Plan out each week’s fundraising sites and team goals

  • Report back to the Leadership team each month

  • Follow up with new contacts and connect them with our teams

  • Ensure all donations are processed

  • Send out year-end receipts

  • Add contacts to the Planting Justice email list

  • Facilitate phone banking as needed

Preferred Qualities in a Candidate:

  • 2+ years experience in related fields (Canvassing, Community Organizing, Fundraising)

  • Demonstrated ability to lead program management

  • Solid administrative & organizational skills

  • Versatility with online fundraising platforms (Authorize, Stay Classy, Donor Perfect)

  • Ability to work cooperatively and delegate a variety of tasks

  • Ability to inspire and build momentum with others

  • Positive outlook and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Fluency in Spanish (not required)

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Full-time salary begins at $37,000/year for 40 hours/week with an increase in annual pay based upon PJ’s transparent pay chart  

  • Benefits include 4 weeks paid time off plus 5 more paid annual holidays

  • Kaiser health care package plus dental, vision, life insurance and chiropractic coverage beginning 60-90 days after date of hire.

Nature of Employment

Planting Justice is an equal opportunity employer and employment is at-will.

Please stay on the lookout for updates on future hiring announcements ~ We are excited you want to work with us! In the mean time, come visit the nursery. You can learn more about volunteering here,  or subscribe to our newsletter here.

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