CPA is Hiring!

June 19, 2019

 

Lead Organizer Job Posting

Organizational Mission

The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots community organization which works for full equality and empowerment of the Chinese community in Greater Boston and beyond, to improve living and working standards, and to involve ordinary people in decision-making.

 

Job Description

The Lead Organizer will lead campaigns and other organizing staff in helping community members strengthen their voice in stabilizing the community’s future by conducting community outreach; providing targeted services; supporting resident, voter and worker organizing; developing new leadership; helping community members learn about collective action, strategy development, policy; and facilitating a two-way link between basebuilding and local/regional movement building 

 

Duties

  • Lead process of developing and implementing campaign strategies
  • Help residents, workers, and voters learn about and take action for their rights
  • Conduct outreach and develop grassroots involvement in collective campaigns
  • Support immigrant worker organizing around job access and labor standards
  • Work with existing resident and voter activists on agenda/platform development
  • Support the development of resident groups and the leadership role of new activists and staff
  • Educate community members about policy-making systems and strategy development
  • Develop coalitions within and outside of the Chinese American community
  • Provide targeted services
  • Organize educational workshops and activities
  • Support other organizational work/activities and connect community members to these areas

 

Qualifications

  • Several years of community and/or labor organizing experience
  • Experience leading grassroots campaigns and working in coalitions
  • Committed to grassroots empowerment and social change
  • Strong communication, listening, and facilitation skills, writing or media skills a plus
  • Self-starting and a team player
  • Bilingual Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)/English, additional languages and dialects a plus
  • Familiarity with Boston politics and/or labor movement a plus

 

Compensation

$48,000-$55,000 annual salary depending on experience; health and dental benefits; generous holidays

 

Resume and cover letter to

[email protected]

Chinese Progressive Association, 28 Ash Street , Boston MA 02111

 

 

Organizer Job Posting

 

Organizational Mission

The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots community organization which works for full equality and empowerment of the Chinese community in Greater Boston and beyond, to improve living and working standards, and to involve ordinary people in decision-making.

 

Job Description

The Organizer will conduct community outreach; provide targeted services; develop new leadership; and help community members learn about collective action, strategy development, and policy. The Organizer will have particular responsibility for developing youth involvement and leadership as well as intergenerational connections, and will co-coordinate the Chinese Youth Initiative, CPA’s youth internship program.

 

Duties

  • Help youth, residents, workers, and voters learn about and take action for their rights
  • Conduct outreach and develop grassroots involvement in collective campaigns
  • Build the skills, critical thinking, and sense of justice of our members
  • Educate community members about policy-making systems and strategy development
  • Provide targeted services
  • Organize educational workshops, discussions, and activities
  • Help coordinate the youth summer internship program and supervise youth staff
  • Facilitate the connection and learning between different generations of members
  • Support other organizational work/activities and connect community members to these other areas

 

Qualifications

  • Committed to grassroots empowerment and social change
  • Strong communication, listening, and facilitation skills, writing or media skills a plus
  • Self-starting and a team player
  • Bilingual Chinese/English, additional languages and dialects a plus
  • Preferred youth, community, and/or labor organizing experience
  • Preferred experience leading grassroots campaigns and working in coalitions
  • Familiarity with Boston politics a plus

 

Compensation

40,000 to $45,000 depending on experience; generous holidays plus health and dental benefits.

 

Resume and cover letter to

[email protected]

Chinese Progressive Association, 28 Ash Street , Boston MA 02111

 

Open until filled