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The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR USA), founded in 1915, is the oldest interfaith peace and justice organization in North America. With chapters and national staff located throughout the United States and headquarters in Nyack, N.Y., FOR-USA is part of an international FOR network with branches in more than 40 countries.
As an interfaith organization, FOR-USA's mission is to organize, train, and grow a diverse movement that welcomes all people of conscience to end structures of violence and war, and create peace through the transformative power of nonviolence.
TITLE OF POSITION:
Senior Organizer and Trainer
The Senior Organizer & Trainer supports the work of FOR-USA out of the New York headquarters or field location (to be negotiated) and works under the Director of Campaigns & Strategy to help develop and implement campaigns that address the root causes of war, organize movement work, and train community members in the practice of nonviolence through an intersectional and spiritually grounded approach.
The Senior Organizer & Trainer will work with the Director of Campaigns & Strategy to implement the field plan of FOR campaigns around issues such as Black Lives Matter, Boycott Divestment and Sanctions, Interreligious understanding, and the refugee crisis at the grassroots level and in partnership with organizational allies to build community power.
The Senior Organizer & Trainer will be responsible for coordinating nonviolent direct action trainings for organizers, community members, and faith communities consistent with the values of FOR, as well as retreats, conferences, and events for education and leadership development.
The Senior Organizer & Trainer will assist in tracking and providing data for analysis by Director of Campaigns and Strategy to determine campaign efficiency and to problem solve with adequate responses.
The Senior Organizer & Trainer must be a talented individual with proven leadership, problem solving, and communication skills, with a track record of creating and implementing campaigns and field plans rooted in relational power and advancing innovative outlooks.
Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary with benefits including generous paid vacation, sick, personal days, and designated holidays, and pension plan. FOR USA provides health insurance, with employee contribution of 30% of premium.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be considered as they are received.
FOR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.