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Friday, June 17, 2005
Job Announcement at Georgians for Choice
Some news passed along from President Kim:
Georgians for Choice Position Announcement:
Member Services Coordinator
Georgians for Choice, the statewide coalition for women's freedom, is devoted to women's access to the full range of reproductive health services and reproductive justice for all women. We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, detail-oriented Member Services Coordinator who will contribute to the atmosphere of service for and collaboration between member organizations.
Georgians for Choice is committed to reproductive rights as a fundamental human right. We recognize that the history and structure of our society is one in which low-income women, young women, rural women and women of color have the most barriers when accessing reproductive health care. The issue of choice is an issue of racial, social and economic justice. We invite applicants who are sensitive to interlocking oppressions and would like to work on this front to improve the lives of women.
Georgians for Choice is a small office in which everyone's contribution counts. We are looking for an independent self-starter who will work well with a team devoted to actual social change. The opinions and actions of the Member Services Coordinator will shape our work, help our member organizations, and enrich the reproductive freedom movement in Georgia. As the second staff person, the Member Services Coordinator will be integral in taking GfC to the next level.
The Member Services Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.
Maintain positive relationships with member organizations, including recruitment and retention Facilitate GfC's Organizing programs such as the Access Project, the Religious Coalition of Georgians for Choice, and the Organizing Committee (conferences, marches, workshops, and lobbying activities) Coordinate Information Clearinghouse projects such as the newsletter, listserves and library Manage the intern and volunteer program including recruitment and leadership development Coordinate Georgians for Choice Political Committee programs and provide fundraising support Assist with fundraising activities including grantwriting, direct mail, special events, Georgia Shares, and individual participation in the Ally Program Support administrative functions of the office including database and financial management Assist with overall functioning and growth of the organization including increase statewide presence
Knowledge in and experience with the reproductive justice movement Ability to work effectively in a coalition environment 2-3 years experience organizing in the women's, anti-poverty, civil rights, queer, human rights, youth, social justice, or other progressive movement (at the campus, community or organizational level) Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills Fundraising experience preferred Public speaking, writing, office and organizational skills a must Familiarity with our member organizations is beneficial Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Full-time position: salary 23K - 25K depending on experience, excellent benefits, some evenings and weekends. Some travel is required. Application Deadline: July 1, 2005.
To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, a writing sample and 3 references to Errin Vuley, GfC, P.O. Box 8551, Atlanta, GA 31106. Do not apply via email or fax. If you would like more information about GfC, go to www.georgiansforchoice.org. No phone calls please.