Community Organizer for the California Trans Public Education Campaign

Transgender Law Center
Oakland
Mission Statement: 

Transgender Law Center changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

Position Description: 

Transgender Law Center and Equality California Institute are jointly launching a statewide public education campaign to combat widespread public misunderstanding about transgender and gender nonconforming people and the issues they face. The campaign aims to introduce the public to transgender people in a number of settings and will consist of message research, community engagement and a robust communications plan. The campaign coalition consists of a broad array of community groups including: LGBT organizations, civil rights and progressive organizations, educators, government officials, faith organizations, labor, and business. This position will work closely with the TLC Director of Community Engagement and the TLC Director of Programs to build the campaign and support coalition members.

Area: 
Program
Qualifications: 

·         1-3 years organizing experience, with demonstrated experience and commitment to working within communities of color and transgender and gender non-conforming communities particularly with transgender women of color preferred.·         Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and communities, including the ability to facilitate diverse coalition meetings and to build consensus, and a commitment to racial justice. ·         Willingness to travel as necessary.·         Demonstrated experience working with social change and civil rights groups in California.

Salary: 
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include vacation leave, full medical and dental benefits, matched retirement savings, FSA, and sabbatical program.
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Application Instructions: 

Apply online with your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact details for 3 references at: https://transgenderlawcenter.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk06mz8.Transgender Law Center is proud to be an affirmative action employer. People of color, women, people with disabilities, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex are particularly urged to apply.More information about TLC can be found at www.transgenderlawcenter.org.

Position Level: 
Community Organizer
State: 
CA
Country/US Territory: 
United States