Job Posting SEVERAL full-time County Field Coordinators
GALEO is a statewide organization dedicated to building a better Georgia where the Latino community is engaged civically and its contributions and concerns are recognized. GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia. Our core beliefs are: Inclusion, Non-Partisan, Diversity and Responsive.
For more information, please visit https://galeo.org.
GALEO is working together in a coordinated manner with our allies to ensure increased participation in the upcoming 2020 Census and increased voter engagement in the 2020 elections.
- Position requires the ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, and is considered a full-time position (40 hours per week minimum).
- Great growth opportunity with GALEO for recent college graduates.
- Building and coordinating a volunteer effort focused upon voter and Census engagement; recruiting volunteers and canvassers in assigned county
- Meeting aggressive recruitment and contact goals for assigned county for both the Census and electoral cycle.
- Running meetings, training sessions, canvassing of neighborhoods, phone banks and various kinds of rapid response and other field efforts to support GALEO goals.
- Data entry of field work will be essential and keeping timely and accurate reports will be required frequently.
- Managing and working with paid part-time canvassers across the state. Primarily in assigned County, and elsewhere as needed.
- Working with the Executive Director and GALEO staff to ensure that the goals are being met and communicating and overcoming obstacles.
- Maintain computer files, records and contact lists in a consistent and organized manner.
- Blogging and posting updates on social media for further engagement.
- Provide strategic and technical campaign support including field, communications, and administrative to meet the campaign goals and priorities of active civic engagement campaigns.
- Implement and be held accountable to metrics-driven Field Programs (Voter Registration, Petition Gathering, Census, GOTV, etc.).
- Post pictures on social media (Instagram/Facebook).
- Other duties as assigned by the GALEO staff, including Executive Director.
- Preferred to some college level education.
- Must have own reliable transportation.
- Must be fluent in both English and Spanish. Must be able to translate text and communicate effectively in both languages, written and oral.
- Some electoral, community or union organizing experience. Passionate about making a significant impact in the 2020 Census and the 2020 Elections
- Ability to communicate effectively, work well with others, work well under pressure, be detail and goal oriented.
- Strong interpersonal skills; diplomatic and professional approach to problem solving – ability to think outside the box.
- Must have social media skills and comfortable in all mediums.
- Ideal candidates will have excellent time management, project management and organizational skills.
- Some experience in non-profit sector is preferred.
- Willingness to work in fast-paced & flexible environment.
- Willingness to accommodate a flexible schedule; working weekends and evenings will be required.
- Must be a self-starter and demonstrate teamwork.
- Must be comfortable working independently.
- Excellent verbal and written skills.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Willingness to grow with the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.
- Knowledge of Latino community issues.
- Must demonstrate commitment to Latino community and issues.
- Computer skills are critical. Ability to work with MS Windows and/or Mac Office programs: MSWord, MSExcel, MSOutlook, MSPowerPoint, and various internet applications and social media such as Facebook.com, YouTube.com, Twitter, Instagram and WordPress. Must be comfortable or able to learn to work with website updates and HTML code.
- Gwinnett County
- Cobb County
- DeKalb/Fulton Counties
- Hall County
How to Apply:
Please send the following in an email:
- an email cover letter
- an attached resume
- list of at least three (3) work related references
to Harvey Soto, Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resumes and the corresponding requirements listed above will be accepted until position is filled.
This is an entry-level position with the potential for growth. The position is also non-exempt (hourly). Pay would be based upon education and experience.