Program Organizer, Raiz Program

Michigan
PPAM /
Full Time /
Hybrid
POSITION TITLE: Program Organizer, Raiz Program
STATUS: Full Time, Exempt 
ANNUAL SALARY: $57,000 per year
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD. Life & ADD, 403B, Flexible Spending Account, Generous Paid Time off Program and Free healthcare at our clinics for you and your immediate family!
 
Planned Parenthood of Michigan has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy requiring COVID-19 vaccinations including boosters when eligible for all employees.
 
Position Description
The RAIZ Organizing program is a part of Planned Parenthood’s national effort to work with Latinx communities on increasing involvement in sex education, sexual and reproductive health advocacy and increasing access care. Planned Parenthood of Michigan is seeking a program organizer to build a sustainable, community-organizing program in partnership with Latinx communities across the state. Successful candidates will ensure the centering of Latinx communities in the reproductive health and abortion access narrative, engage Latinx leaders and storytellers, and support communities to advocate for sexual and reproductive healthcare and abortion access.  The program organizer will build, expand and deepen relationships with partner organizations to ensure we are a part of and contribute to an inclusive and intersectional advocacy community.
                                                                                                                   
Does this sound like you? 
 
◉ A strong commitment to Planned Parenthood’s mission and values 
◉ A commitment to advancing equity in one's work: interested in expanding knowledge about the role that racial inequity plays in our society
◉ Bilingual in Spanish and English
◉ A strong passion to social justice advocacy
 
If you love the idea of making an impact on your community with a strong mission-oriented organization, we want to hear from you!  You will be an integral part of our culture which fosters a commitment to our workplace values: respect, caring, support, teamwork, collaboration, accountability and responsibility.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
●      Bi-lingual (English, Spanish) - spoken (required), written (preferred)
●      Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across differences, as well as hear and act on feedback related to identity and equity with an openness to learn.
●      Commitment to Planned Parenthood's In This Together service ethos, workplace values, and service standards.
●      Two to five of relevant experience in Community or Field Organizing, Political Science, Social Justice and/or Community Engagement work, or related fields
●      OR
●      Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by hiring decision makers.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Cross-functional Collaboration
●      Work in close coordination with Planned Parenthood’s national organizing team to engage and grow a base of Latinx supporters to build power for the reproductive health movement
●      Align Raiz program goals with national and PPAM goals
●      Serve as a liaison to the national office and other partner organizations as it relates to this position
●      Collaborates with Regional Community Organizers to execute goals
●      Provides onboarding and support for staff related to the implementation of programs under the purview of this position
●      Works with Government Relations, Communications, Education, Development, and Health Center teams to further cross-functional objectives
●      Maintains currency in current legislative and electoral news
 
Needs Assessments, Metrics, and Reporting
●      Implement data collection tools to identify and assess the needs of constituency groups, including Latinx communities
●      Build capacity for these constituency programs to contribute to the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of statewide supporter and Membership lists.
●      Manages, tracks, and reports on grants related to the constituency organizing programs under the purview of this position.
●      Develops measures of success and regularly monitors and reports on metrics.
●      Reviews progress of assignments with senior management.
●      Reviews progress of assignments with PPAM senior management.
 
External Relations & Volunteer Engagement
●      This position requires significant contact with the public and serves as the face of PPMI and PPAM in local communities.
●      Actively participates in identifying tabling, volunteer recruitment, public speaking, and other visibility opportunities and works with supervisor to prioritize those opportunities.
●      Responsible for directing activities of supporters and volunteers, volunteer engagement, and activities that support awareness and advocacy campaigns.
●      Builds, Implements and executes initiatives designed to recruit and increase the participation of Latinx supporters, volunteers, and activists in sexual and reproductive health advocacy
●      Maintain and build relationships with Latinx-led or centered partner organizations
●      Maintains relationships with vendors as it relates to the purview of this position.
●      Develops training and training materials related to the implementation of programs under the purview of this position.
●      Interprets, applies, and recommends changes to departmental policies and procedures
●      Maintains currency in effective and efficient outreach and organizing campaign tactics and techniques.
●      Recruits, develops, and mobilizes volunteers for sexual and reproductive healthcare advocacy on abortion-related issues through SCOTUS fights, legislative sessions, and elections.
●      Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
 
$57,000 - $57,000 a year
We value a truly diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity and belonging. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.