Back to Jobs

Focus Area:

Job description

MOSES seeks an ambitious and energetic Health Equity Organizer to mobilize communities of color and faith communities in Wayne County to advance a Health Equity Campaign primarily A multi-racial and cultural constituency in other rural and suburban areas of the state. The Health Equity Organizer will work closely with other organizing staff. This role involves community organizing and multi-racial and cultural coalition building, as well as leading health equity policies and program initiatives, particularly surrounding Covid -19 education, safety, and health access. Together with member-leaders and MOSES staff, the Health Equity Organizer will advance diverse/multi-level healthcare-related issues and legislative campaigns that lead to real impacts within their community and lay the groundwork for larger-scale changes in communities of color. Some evenings and weekends may be required. The ideal candidate will be an excellent collaborator and self-starter who is passionate about organizing, good at balancing multiple responsibilities, and comfortable using data to build strategies. MOSES seeks a brilliant communicator and multi-tasking wizard to lead our communications and marketing and support our fundraising work. Through email marketing, social media, grant proposals, special events, and more this individual will mobilize donors and the community to support our organizing and advocacy work.

Education Requirements

Unlimited access to reliable high-speed internet and cellular service at home. ● Strong commitment to social change and racial justice, an understanding of health equity, and other issues crucial to MOSES. ● Minimum of 3 years of organizing experience with a labor union or grassroots community organization. ● Ability to work with groups of people from diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds. ● Experience working for or in a coalition focused on health equity/access campaigns. ● Familiarity with health equity justice issues, policies, and legislation at the local, state, and federal level ● Ability to think strategically and execute organizing plans. ● Demonstrated ability to work effectively in politically sensitive and high-pressure environments. ● Demonstrated commitment and experience to community organizing in the Black community and low-income communities of color for social change. ● Practical time management skills, including prioritizing and managing multiple tasks, with light supervision. ● Willingness to work long and irregular hours and willingness to travel when the time comes. ● Good communication, writing, and administrative skills. ● Experience in developing and training volunteer leaders to be their own advocates. ● Must be a fast learner of technological tools such as Action Builder, text messaging tools, database, social media, Voter Activation Network, etc). ● Excellent computer skills. Able to navigate Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Zoom, Slack, etc.

Certifications

Please let the organization know that you found this position on this Job Board as a way to support MiCHWA.