We're Hiring!

We are hiring to expand our Education and Organizing Team, which is the key to our base building work in frontline schools. 
 

Job Title: YVA Education and Community Organizing Coordinator 

 

Location: Bay Area CA

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

This is an hourly, flexible position. Some daytime/ school day availability is required.  Team members can sign up for tasks including:

 

  • Offer presentations and workshops to schools and presentations.

  • Provide input on strategy and curriculum for school and community organizing

  • Recruit and welcome targeted youth leaders

  • Offer direct support to students and teachers interested in starting school based clubs

  • Meet with and collaborate with community based organizations to build our base and support our mission

  • Speak with media and community groups on behalf of YVA

  • Outreach to targeted schools and teachers to set up classroom presentations, using YVA’s email lists and social media (supported by Organizational Coordinator)

  • Track, organize, and follow through on scheduled presentations (supported by Organizational Coordinator)

  • Support YVA youth leaders in participating in the presentations when they are available offer coaching and mentoring on presentations (supported by Organizational Coordinator)

  • Support with Fellowship organization, ie: recruitment, intake and interviews, orientation, support for youth cohort leaders, regular communications on email and text

  • See the job as offering resources to develop and support the leadership of frontline middle and high schoolers

  • Provide input on systems and policies for recruitment and organizational practices  to support frontline youth leadership

  • Attend lead circle meetings to stay updated on campaigns

 

Requirements:

  • Committed to an anti-oppression intersectional analysis of climate justice and youth power

  • Strong follow-through and attention to detail 

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills

  • Ability to use email, google docs, spreadsheets and slides, openness to learning additional programs

  • Team player and honest, reliable communicator

  • Ability to work a variable schedule, including available hours during the school day

  • Though the hours are flexible, once a task is committed to, completing that task is a job expectation (ie: if you commit to a presentation or regular support for a school club you are expected to be there). If your hours will be significantly reduced on a given week, please give 1 week notice if possible. 

 

This position is aimed at youth ages 18-25 or other young people who have daytime availability.

 

Pay rate: $25/hour, with the opportunity for advancement to a salaried position, based on experience. Sick and vacation pay provided.


Direct Supervisor: YVA Programs Director

Please send any questions, or to apply, send your resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this position to youthvsapocalypse@gmail.com.