Various: CoFed seeks Regional Organizers

29 Nov

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!

Hours/weekly:
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

Opportunities:
Build confidence and experience as an organizer and leadership coach
Catalyze the real food movement

Qualifications:
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 info@cofed.org

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