The Community Organizer is responsible for cultivating relationships with members of diverse
faith congregations, teaching them community organizing skills and supporting them to conduct
successful issue campaigns on the local, state and potentially national levels.
Specifically, the Metro Community Organizer will be responsible for maintaining and developing
a current base of congregations and building a new base in the four suburban Philadelphia
counties. The organizer will have responsibilities in relation to POWER’s school funding
campaign, civic engagement work, and in exploring a local issue campaign.
POWER has a strong learning culture and places a high priority on personal learning, racial
awareness and analysis, and relationship building. The ideal candidate would have a passion for
justice, strong relational skills, a strong sense of their own faith values, a capacity to build
bridges across multiple cultures, awareness of personal and societal racism, and demonstrable
experience in bringing people together to win campaign victories. Strong written and verbal
skills are required; fluency in Spanish is a plus.
This position is full time with significant evening and weekend work. Starting salary is
competitive, depending on experience; benefits include excellent health plan and
retirement plan. This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit,
and specific employment terms and conditions are subject to labor management
negotiations for a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
All applicants must apply for this position online. (Click the “Apply for this Position” button)
Please include the following:
**POWER and Faith and Action are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate
against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry,
age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.