PACE Field Organizer – Wisconsin

NASW Wisconsin Chapter, 16 N. Carroll St., Suite 800, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #62
Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 120,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
I. BASIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Implements plan to increase contact with NASW members regionally to mobilize them to participate in campaign activities and vote in the 2022 general election.
  2. Serves as liaison between the chapter and campaigns targeted for mobilization.  Efforts will focus on endorsed federal campaigns and state races as appropriate in the context of coordinated campaigns.
  3. Facilitates linkages between schools of social work and chapter mobilization efforts. Reach out to social work students to involve them in campaigns, and to increase student registration and voting.
  4. Creates and maintains a database of active volunteers.
  5. Maintains regular communication with chapter and national staff regarding electoral efforts, including participating in conference calls and submitting monthly reports.
  6. During COVID-19 pandemic work can be completed remotely, but we seek to hire organizers who reside within the states where they are assigned.
II. ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Skills:   
  1. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to make presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
  2. Ability to lead and collaborate in a complex environment with multiple competing priorities.
  3. Ability to manage time effectively.
  4. Ability to plan, organize, and multi-task.
  5. Commitment to social work and progressive issues.
  6. Ability to influence, build credibility and trust.
  7. Ability to problem solve and generate creative solutions, exercise common sense and sound judgment, and make effective decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  8. Detailed oriented and the ability to think critically.
  9. Ability to work independently and/or remotely.
Knowledge: 
  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work (preferred), Political Science, Government, or a related field.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of computer skills, including word processing, databases, and Internet research.
  3. Knowledge of, and/or interest in field organizing.
  4. Knowledge of the electoral process.
  5. Working knowledge of community organizing principles.
Experience:
  1. Minimum of 2 years of experience in grassroots organizing with volunteer management experience (preferred).
  2. 1-2 years of campaign or other political experience (preferred).

NASW is an equal opportunity employer. As such, NASW is committed to promoting and providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. The selection of personnel, including new hires and promotions, will be on the basis of qualifications designed to ensure appointments of persons able to effectively discharge the duties and responsibilities of their position. The Association will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Association will also abide by applicable Affirmative Action requirements mandated by any federal contracts.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Monday, July 25, 2022
  • Job End Date Friday, November 11, 2022
Read the full article at: https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/nasw/Posting/View/320