The Pensacola Area Interfaith Justice Ministry, a diverse and growing multi-faith coalition of 20 congregations fighting for racial and economic justice, is hiring a Lead Community Organizer.
The organizer will train people of faith to hold political and economic systems accountable for acting fairly. This includes coaching clergy and lay leaders to uncover community problems, research solutions, and organize direct actions to call for change. The organizer will also train grassroots leaders on raising funds from within the organization to maintain independence from outside interests and develop deeper commitment to the organization. Finally, the organizer will recruit new congregations into the organization.
The Pensacola Area Interfaith Justice Ministry is part of the DART network, one of the largest faith-based community organizing networks in the country.
Preference given to candidates with formal community organizing training or professional organizing experience in a congregational, community, or advocacy setting.