Field Coordinator

GeorgiaCAN · Atlanta, Georgia
Department GeorgiaCAN
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation 45000 - 50000

Field Coordinator


Location: Remote, Georgia 

This position will require in-state travel and approximately 2 evenings per week and periodic weekends.


Salary: $45,000 - $50,000 and commensurate with experience


About 50CAN


50CAN: The 50-State Campaign for Achievement Now is a nonprofit organization that works at the local level to advocate for a high-quality education for all kids, regardless of their address. We develop local education leaders by providing them with the research, tools and ideas needed to create learning environments that best meet every child’s needs. 50CAN is headquartered in Washington DC and operates campaigns in Connecticut, Delaware, Denver, Georgia, Hawaii, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina and Tennessee.

 

About GeorgiaCAN

GeorgiaCAN seeks to identify and advance common-sense policies that put the needs of students first. We engage local stakeholders—from community members to policy makers—to advocate for student success throughout the entire public education system.


Field Coordinator Overview

The GA Field Coordinator will work as an integral member of the Outreach Team to facilitate the base building (organizing, recruitment and engagement), leadership development, and participation of GeorgiaCAN members. This position emphasizes outreach, and relationship building that results in member and core leader recruitment; facilitating the engagement of new/existing parents; implementing organizing strategies and tactics. The position is Georgia-based and will report directly to the State Outreach Director. 


Field Coordinator Key Responsibilities

Community Building:

  • Develop and carry-out one on one parent outreach and recruitment strategies to ensure that GeorgiaCAN’s membership reflects GeorgiaCAN’s priorities. 
  • Recruit parents from the base to attend GeorgiaCAN’s community meetings. 
  • Create and develop communication materials and strategies to engage GeorgiaCAN membership. 
  • Coordinate and conduct community outreach which could include community canvassing or phone outreach to engage current GeorgiaCAN membership
  • Build and maintain relationships with GeorgiaCAN membership - primarily focusing on parents and community members


Leadership Development: 

  • Maintain and sustain Georgia’s membership database. 
  • Build GeorgiaCAN members’ understanding of educational issues and policies. 
  • Create and conduct workshops, meetings, trainings and strategy sessions with GeorgiaCAN membership. 
  • Identify and recruit core members to grow GeorgiaCAN’s membership pipeline.
  • Support and train GeorgiaCAN’s membership to actively participate in organizational and coalition activities. 


Coalition Building:

  • Represent GeorgiaCAN as needed at collaborative, coalition, and community meetings 


Field Coordinator Skills/Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience successfully building relationships in a role such as a community/parent/adult organizer (internship or campus-based experience inclusive) 
  • Achieved tangible successes based on organizational goals and/or priorities 
  • The ability to work as a team and foster collaboration with colleagues
  • Proficiency in facilitating workshops and trainings. 


Preferred:

  • A strong passion to advocate for student centric educational changes
  • Proficiency in writing styles necessary to communicate professionally. 


Work conditions:

  • This position will operate in a remote environment 
  • Willingness and ability to work an average of 2 evenings per week and periodic weekends. 



How to apply

This position is remote with a starting date as soon as possible. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 50CAN offers a comprehensive benefits package. 

50CAN is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Department
    GeorgiaCAN
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Compensation
    45000 - 50000