Parent Organizer, Northeast and Central ValleyPosted by: California Charter Schools Association
Posted date: 1/24/2014
Location: Sacramento, CA
The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) advances the charter school movement through state and local advocacy, leadership on accountability, and resources for member schools. CCSA is a trusted source of data and information on California's charter schools for parents, charter school authorizers, legislators and other elected officials, the press and other interested groups.
CCSA's overarching strategy is to leverage the collective advocacy power of the growing charter school movement to achieve four primary objectives: growing new charter schools, strengthening existing charter schools, ensuring accountability, and sustaining the Association.
Families That Can (FTC) is the statewide parent organizing arm of the California Charter Schools Association. The mission of FTC is to educate, empower and mobilize charter school families to utilize their voice and power to hold local and state level elected leaders accountable for treating charter schools equitably and to increase the number of high quality educational options for families. FTC's goals are to build power and to use that power base to win elections, working with and through CCSA Advocates, and hold elected officials accountable to high quality education options for families.JOB DESCRIPTION
FTC seeks a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in education as a means to achieve social justice. The Parent Organizer will work directly with charter school families and school principals to implement a community engagement campaign focused on charter related issues that are relevant to the school community and that are aligned with the California Charter School Association's advocacy priorities.
The Parent Organizer is responsible for creating the culture of success through which they will develop relationships with families and give them the tools they need to successfully organize around election issues. The current position is part of a statewide team that will report to the CCSA Managing Regional Director and will receive strategic direction from the Field Director.RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruitment and Organization Building
Please send the following to Laura Kerr, at firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line that reads (exactly as written): Parent Organizer Please include: