CIBS Hiring Two Senior Community Organizers, Application Deadline Dec 15th
November 12, 2012
Senior Community Organizer
Position Reports to:
CIBS Program Manager and 36th Community District Senior Action Committee
January – June 30, 2013
The Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant (CIBS) is a membership association. It is dedicated to working towards greater cooperation of local organizations and others committed to positively impacting the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. Our primary goals focus on maintaining and enhancing an equitable, healthy and sustainable community that produces economic and social betterment for the people of our community.
CIBS seeks two part-time temporary Senior Community Organizers to perform a wide range of duties as assigned by the CIBS Program Manager and the 36th Community District Senior Taskforce. Responsibilities may include organizing, special assignments (special project assistance), community support, and other areas.
For this position, the following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy:
- Fearless passion for transforming and improving the lives of seniors in the community.
- Proven track record motivating and influencing others and connecting with seniors, in particular those that are homebound or isolated.
- Ability to manage many tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
• Ability to handle a variety of projects and assignments at once with attention to detail.
• Excellent time management, project management, and delegation skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of constituents including seniors, service providers, health and human services professionals, and community leaders.
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
• Ability to apply creative and critical thinking to improve existing programming.
• Familiarity with Brooklyn and the 36th Community District (Crown Heights & Bedford-Stuyvesant) community preferred.
• At least 2-3 years of professional experience related to community organizing, advocacy, and/or community mobilization; New York City experience preferred.
• Excellent individual and group communication skills (written and verbal); finesse in applying these skills across a range of relationships and environments, including with program participants, co-workers, and other colleagues in the field.
• Strong public speaking and presentation skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Basic computer application and familiarity with website content management a plus.
15 Hours a week. $1,000 monthly stipend. Consultant package with no benefits.
CIBS is an equal opportunity employer. Background and reference checks are conducted on all prospective new hires.
To apply for this position, send resume and cover letter to email@example.com by December 15, 2012.
Application can also be mailed to:
Attn: Senior Organizer
1360 Fulton Street, Suite 419
Brooklyn, NY 11216