Position Location: This position will be based in ACT’s Philadelphia office and in the field.
Reports to: Chapter Director
FLSA Status: Salaried-Exempt
Employment Type: Full-time
Hours: Monday- Friday, Hybrid, some evenings, and weekends are required.
Salary: The base salary for this position is $55,000.
African Communities Together (ACT) is an organization of African immigrants fighting for civil rights, opportunity, and a better life for our families here in the U.S. and worldwide. ACT works to support and empower African immigrants to integrate socially, advance economically, and engage civically. ACT connects African immigrants to services, empowers our members to develop as grassroot leaders, and leads campaigns for social change. ACT’s African immigrant membership comes from a diverse range of nationalities, cultures, and languages, and is religiously diverse, majority women, and predominantly working-class and low income.
African Communities Together (ACT) needs an experienced community organizer and base-builder with expertise in organizing immigrant and BIPOC communities to lead our advocacy campaigns and cultivate an engaged membership base. This individual will also be responsible for outreach, member leadership development, and building external partnerships. This position is vital for establishing a new ACT branch in Pennsylvania. Additionally, this position works with the director of the Philadelphia Chapter to advance the Chapter's goals and objectives.
Key responsibilities include:
We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP-IRA). Additional benefits include professional development and a sabbatical/longevity bonus.
Paid Time and Holidays Off
We offer full-time employees up to 10 days of vacation time off, 12 sick days per calendar year, 1 personal day for every two months worked, 10 holidays off as applicable through the calendar year, and Year End Closure Holiday: the office is closed between December 24th through January 1st.
To apply, please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications by November 3rd,2023; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job description describes you, please apply for this role.