Now Hiring Together Oklahoma Field Organizers

Oklahoma Policy Institute seeks to hire two part-time field organizers ­– one for the southeast and one for the southwest region of the state ­– to support the work of our grassroots advocacy citizen coalition, Together Oklahoma (TOK). Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5th. Applicants will be notified by Tuesday, December 11th.

TOK is a grassroots education and advocacy group connecting Oklahoma values to state budget priorities. Field organizers will bring awareness of TOK priority issues to their dedicated region with a focus on tax and budget issues, health care, economic security, and criminal justice. Organizers will work to expand our membership base, support our volunteer leaders, and equip and train individuals for effective advocacy. Organizers will develop local outreach strategies and convey our policy proposals throughout their region in an engaging and empowering way.

Duties include:

  • Assisting volunteer chapter leaders with Together Oklahoma events and activities, including monthly member meetings
  • Increasing the visibility of TOK through tabling and participation in community events
  • Promoting TOK and recruiting new members
  • Making presentations to local community groups
  • Identifying and recruiting coalition partners for TOK advocacy through one-on-one meetings and events
  • Tracking attendance and other metrics for reporting to TOK statewide coordinator
  • Facilitating connections between TOK members and elected officials

Candidates do not need a college degree. Prior organizing and experience with Together Oklahoma is preferred, but not required. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in grassroots advocacy and public policy. Candidates must live in the quadrant that they would represent with the ability to drive throughout the region.

This position is for 20 hours per week at $15/hour. This will be a one-year contract position. A gas stipend for travel is included. Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5th. Applicants will be notified by Tuesday, December 11th. We expect the position to begin in January 2019. Individuals from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

Click here for the application form.

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OK Policy is fully committed to cultural diversity and equal employment opportunity. It is OK Policy’s procedure to make employment opportunities available to a wide-range of diverse individuals without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, HIV status, any condition defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or citizenship status. OK Policy is committed to providing a work environment free of bias based on the above classifications, and to complying with the ADA and the policies and directives of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to the extent applicable.