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    Background:

    AROC is a grassroots organization working to empower and organize our community towards justice and self-determination for all. AROC members build community power in the Bay Area by participating in leadership development, political education, and campaigns. AROC is a fiscally sponsored project of Tides Center.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    o    Campaign coordination

    o    Member political education

    o    Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers from AROC membership and supporters

    o    Outreach on street, public events, and community gathering spaces

    o    Coordinate production and distribution of flyers, posters, and other materials to increase visibility

    o    Develop and maintain relationships with key community leaders

    o    Coordinate mass mailing, phone banking, and tabling days

    o    Improve and maintain existing tracking systems for members and volunteers

    Job Qualifications:

    o    Fluent or conversant in both English and Arabic

    o    Familiar with San Francisco and the Bay Area’s Arab communities.  Experience living or working in the Tenderloin is preferable.

    o    1-2 years working in office and organizing settings

    o    Comfortable speaking in public and making cold-contact with individuals

    o    Works well in a team, and is able to provide support and supervision to volunteers

    o    Basic computer skills

    o    Experience in community organizing and/or campaign work, interest in grassroots fundraising a plus

    o    Event coordination experience

    Physical Demands:

    o    Walking up stairs, frequent travel around San Francisco, filing, typing, light lifting.

    To Apply:

    o    Send resume and cover letter detailing experiences to info@araborganizing.org

    o    Qualified applicants will be asked to submit references

    o    Deadline for applications is August 15, 2010 (please submit as soon as possible, we will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis)

    o    Applicants are welcome to email with questions.

    Arab Resource and Organizing Center, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.