Advocacy that matches Unitarian Universalists' Visionary Values

Job Announcement:

UU Voices Coordinator

Bring your leadership and organizing skills to support and build the effectiveness of Washington State Unitarian Universalist Voices for Justice, an organization of individuals and congregations acting on UU values to influence state legislation, initiatives, and policy.

     Work in collaboration with the board and membership to prioritize issues, plan and coordinate activities and support effective advocacy.
     Lead a legislative team of member volunteers to contact legislators, testify at hearings, and monitor the legislative process.
     Use the website, email, social media and video conferences to inform, inspire and organize members and volunteers, support them and keep them involved.
     Work with the board to on fundraising and grant writing to support the work of the organization.
     Support our justice work by assisting congregations in growing their justice ministries, providing timely communication on issues and opportunities for advocacy, coordinating with other UU state advocacy organizations, fostering alliances with allies, evaluating effectiveness.
     This is a roughly ¼-time stipended position, primarily working from home, and workload will vary with the legislative calendar. Though some work with legislators in Olympia is expected (and living close makes this easier), this is not primarily a lobbyist position.  

Qualifications

  • Understand, advocate and promote justice positions reflecting UU Values.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including use of social media.
  • Proficiency with web conferencing, updating and using a database (Salsa), and updating a website desirable.

For more information or to apply, please contact William McPherson, at wrmcpherson@gmail.com, or call 206-218-8987.

 

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Unitarian Universalist Voices for Justice - Washington
We empower Unitarian Universalists to give voice to our values in the political arena.