Community Organizer, Eastern Pennsylvania Organizing Project

Posted by on September 22, 2008

[posted 9/12/2008]

Community Organizer, Eastern Pennsylvania Organizing Project

The Eastern Pennsylvania Organizing Project (EPOP) is seeking qualified candidates to consider a career as a community organizer working in Philadelphia. EPOP is a faith based community organization dedicated to developing leaders and building power to ensure justice for all people. EPOP has successfully addressed issues of public education, housing, immigration, community reinvestment, safety and city services.

Primary responsibilities:
• Identify and develop leaders through an organizing model based on principles of relationships, power and self-interest organizing.
• Leadership training and relationship building.
• Issue and research development with leaders.
• Develop organizing strategy around issues with leaders.
• Work with the faith community to build power for social justice.

• College degree preferred but can be waived for work/life experiences.
• Must have ability to work closely with diverse groups of people.
• Ability to teach and challenge people and learn from leaders and other staff.
• Strong analytical and writing skills.
• A passion for faith, justice and building community.
• An understanding and willingness to learn about politics and the community.

Bilingual candidates preferred, women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
Apply for this job ONLINE at
(Be sure to have an electronic copy of your resume ready to upload with your application.)

If you need assistance, contact

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