Oregon Rural Action (ORA) is seeking three people to serve as short term, part-time outreach coordinators as part of a five county organizing assessment. Outreach coordinators are being sought who live in the following counties: Umatilla/Morrow and Malheur.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualities/qualifications:
- Well organized
- Friendly and outgoing; able to work with all kinds of people
- Able to meet deadlines and be accountable
- Able to make a confident membership ask
- Upbeat, positive attitude
- A good listener
- Able to ask strategic questions that create motion and options
- Resourceful and creative
- Bilingual in Spanish a plus
- A valid driver’s license and vehicle
- Conduct 25 one-on-one meetings with a diverse cross section of county residents.
- Produce a written summary of each one-on-one meeting.
- Prior to conducting one-on-ones, attend a day-long training with other outreach coordinators on how to build public relationships, conduct meaningful one-on-ones and recruit members.
- Be willing to be accompanied by a senior organizer in the field as part of the training and orientation process.
- Report directly and be accountable to the lead organizer, and participate in check in calls as needed.
- After the one-on-ones are completed, attend a meeting with other outreach coordinators to debrief/evaluate the work, share lessons learned, celebrate, etc.
Compensation and start date:
- Outreach coordinators will receive $30 for each one-on-one completed and properly documented in writing.
- Outreach coordinators will receive $150 to attend the training and $150 to attend a debrief/evaluation meeting.
- The target date to begin work is September 11, 2017.
How to apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to:
Oregon Rural Action: Attention Personnel Committee
PO Box 1231
La Grande OR 97850
OR by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications begins July 15 and continues until positions are filled.