Professional Development

GALEO is HIRING!

GALEO: Hiring Part-Time Administrative & Support Staff

Job Posting ONE for PART-TIME:  Administrative & Support

About GALEO:

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

Position:

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 2020 elections. • Position requires the ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends. (estimated hours between 25-35 hours per week, evenings and weekends likely).• Great growth opportunity with GALEO for recent college graduates.• Position is an entry-level.• Building and coordinating a volunteer effort focused upon voter engagement; recruiting volunteer leaders; building relationships with volunteers, local leaders and activists.• Meeting aggressive volunteer recruitment and voter contact goals.• 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.• Working with the Executive Director and Program Coordinators to ensure that the goals are being met and communicating and overcoming obstacles.

Job duties:• Maintain computer and files, records and contact lists in a consistent and organized manner• Blogging and posting updates on social media for further engagement• Maintaining and recruiting for the GALEO Facebook group page• Post videos on YouTube.com• Post pictures on social media (Instagram/Facebook).• Maintenance of the georgialatinovote.com and georgiavota.com websites.• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications:• Preferred to have a bachelor’s degree.• 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 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 GALEO & 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.

How to Apply:

Please send the following in an email:1. an email cover letter2. an attached resume3. two writing samples: one in English and one in Spanish are required.4. list of at least two (2) work related references

to Pedro Viloria, Program Coordinator, pedro@galeo.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. Given that the position is part-time, the position is hourly and span from August 2019 to the end of November 2020. Pay would be based upon education and experience.

GALEO is also hiring part-time canvassers as well. Contact harvey@galeo.org for more information.

GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund are equal opportunity employers. GALEO does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor.