We’re looking to build a small army of regional organizers to reproduce the successes we’ve had this past summer at in launching our efforts on six campuses. You’ll be responsible for creating a self-supporting network of revolutionary hubs for campus food movement organizing in your region. We’re looking for excellent communicators comfortable with quick decision-making, passion for sustainable food and/or cooperatives and some campus organizing experience. You will play an essential role in the next wave of the CoFed revolution!
15-20 January – April; 40 April – June; 15-20 June – September.
Job Duties (in chronological order):
Trainers retreat: Attend regional organizer training in Northern California January 2011
Outreach: Identify and communicate with interested campus leaders in your region
Road Trip: Give inspiregizing workshops on CoFed and garner commitments from campus teams
Summer training: Plan and execute a week-long training and summer support program with help from CoFed staff
Build confidence and experience as an organizer and leadership coach
Catalyze the real food movement
Excellent people skills and awareness of group dynamics
Passion and experience doing food systems or cooperative work
Ability to learn quickly and take initiative
Some community/campus organizing, public speaking, or facilitation experience
2 year commitment working with CoFed preferred
Job Begins: January 2011 Job Duration: Through September 2011
Compensation: Possibility of stipend depending on experience and commitment and potential for future pay. CoFed staff will commit time to supporting professional development and connecting to opportunities.
Interested? Please submit a cover letter in the body and a resume attached to firstname.lastname@example.org