Nevada Constituency Field Organizer

 Location: Nevada 

Number of positions: 4

Desired Start Date: As soon as available

Type: Full-time

Application Deadline: Rolling

Bernie 2020 is seeking dedicated, dynamic, and creative Constituency Organizers to join our Nevada team. Our campaign is bringing millions of people together to build an unprecedented multi-racial, grassroots coalition. This is how we will build the largest people-powered movement in U.S. presidential campaign history. 

The Constituency Field Organizers will mobilize and engage specific constituency groups across Nevada through intentional campaigns and programs. Constituencies the organizers may work with include the Latinx community, African Americans, and Asian and Pacific Islanders. Organizers will be assigned a specific constituency to focus on. 

The ideal candidates are organizers who excel at volunteer management, volunteer leadership development and think critically with a strong intersectionality lens. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying, recruiting, and supporting volunteer leaders
  • Conducting regular in-person training and calls for volunteers
  • Recruiting, managing, energizing and organizing volunteer teams 
  • Developing culturally competent materials and systems for volunteer programs
  • Building meaningful relationships with volunteers and supporters
  • Organizing events and mass meetings
  • Identifying supporters in assigned regions
  • Motivating volunteers to meet voter contact goals
  • Organizing communities in a particular geographic area
  • This role will involve daily driving 
  • Being available for a 6-day work week
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Duties

  • Managing teams of volunteers to support and advance campaign goals
  • Manage volunteer leaders to organize their communities

Qualifications

  • Experience working or volunteering on electoral, union, or community organizing campaigns
  • Goals and solutions-oriented, with the ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment that may include long hours, nights, and weekends
  • Strong commitment to working with diverse communities to build power and momentum to win the nomination for Bernie Sanders and defeat Donald Trump
  • Able to communicate, work and engage with diverse groups of people
  • Public speaking skills with experience leading small and large trainings and presentations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to work as part of a team

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience working with African American, Asian Pacific Islanders, or Latino constituencies in a political, labor, or non profit organizing context. 
  • Bilingual or multilingual; fluent in Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Salary: 42K 

Benefits

Full Time employees are eligible for benefits, including health care, vision, and dental insurance; sick leave, paid time off, cell phone stipend, and more. 

 

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

 

This campaign is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring, in programming, and in all other aspects of the work we do. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are deeply connected to our mission, our success, and to serving the American people. Some organizational priorities include:

 

  • Building policies, procedures and services that uplift and protect everyone and do not lead to inequalities;
  • Creating teams and relationships among staff, volunteers, and supporters that are reflective of the populations we serve;
  • Increasing engagement of communities of color, women, those with disabilities, and all  people historically shut out of electoral and caucus processes;
  • Prioritizing the inclusion of diverse communities in internal leadership; 
  • Fostering a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness;
  • Creating and maintaining opportunities for engagement, education, and discourse related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and
  • Changing the historical culture of inequity and exclusion pervasive in political campaigns.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Campaign recruits, hires, trains, transfers, and promotes qualified candidates on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

 

Apply for this Job

* Required
  
  

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Bernie 2020 are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 1/31/2020

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities1. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.