Black Girls Matter Coalition Organizer

Black Girls Matter Coalition Organizer (Part-Time) Job Description

 

Black Girls Matter Miami Coalition is led by an intergenerational group of Black women, girls,
and gender nonconforming youth .We support the leadership of Black girls and GNC young
people to heal, be heard, transform communities, and join the movement for Black liberation.
(blackgirlsmia.org)

SSLC has an immediate opening for a dynamic and experienced community organizer for a part
time position to coordinate coalition efforts, to organize youth organizers, and effect policy
change.

Primary Responsibilities:
● Support with logistics and technical assistance as it pertains to virtual youth programming
(as long as COVID-19 safety precautions are required; transition to in-person when
possible);
● Develop arts-based, social justice focused workshops and presentations for community
events and outreach as requested;
● Workshop facilitation rooted in highly-participatory lesson plans (i.e. popular education,
storytelling) and social justice framework;

● Outreach tasks including one-on-ones, school and community partner meetings (mostly
virtual), phone/text banking, drafting email blasts, and other tasks to recruit a local base
of femme-identified youth and community members to join our Youth Leaders Board and
Black Girls Matter programs and to promote upcoming events and actions;
● Completing one-on-one meetings with youth organizers, coalition members, community
partners and others to support relationship-building and advance our mission;
● Representing SSLC on local, statewide and national coalitions and event planning
committees;
● Collaborate with interns and coalition members on communications tasks including
updating the website, social media and email newsletters;
● Maintain communication and positive relationships with all youth leaders, SSLC staff,
and coalition partners;
● Help plan and organize events;
● Engage in weekly team meetings;
● Attend trainings in SSLC model, trauma-informed care, community organizing
reproductive justice and restorative justice, among others;
● Attend with prompt arrival to program excursions, field trip destinations, off-site
meetings, supervision meetings and any other meetings or events related to contract;
● Respectful and compassionate interactions with all youth program participants in
alignment with the SSLC Principles and Personality;
● Other duties as assigned.
Experience & Competencies Required
Successful candidates will:
● Be outgoing, self-starters who demonstrate professionalism experience and strong
relationship-building skills;
● Have experience with administrative tasks including calendaring, task management &
professional email communication;
● Have a strong analysis of anti-racist and anti-oppressive practices and principles
including gender and racial justice;
● Have experience working with marginalized youth and possess a passion for positive
youth development;
● Have experience and passion uplifting and centering Black girls and femmes;
● Be LGBTQIA+ affirming;

● Have reliable transportation;
● Have strong written and oral communication skills through digital platforms like Canva,
Zoom, Google Drive, and Slack;
● Possess emotional intelligence;
● Bring your whole self to position.

Qualifications:

No educational/degree requirements. Knowledge of Microsoft, Google and social media
applications required. Skills in website management are a plus. Spanish and/or Haitian Creole
speaker is a plus. Applicants ages 17 – 25 strongly encouraged to apply. South Florida natives
strongly encouraged to apply.
Start date: Immediately
Hours: 24 hours/week; Must be available weekdays 12 – 5 pm (Tuesdays and 1st and 3rd
Saturday of the month is mandatory).
Salary: $15 – $20/hour, depending upon education & experience
How to Apply: Please submit resume, portfolio and/or links via e-mail to: Nerea Masnu:
nerea@soulsistersleadership.org. Please include “Black Girls Matter Coalition Organizer” in
the subject line.

S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed
to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, religion,
gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation,
veteran status, height, weight, or disability. Women (trans or cis) and people of color are
encouraged to apply.