Community Engagement Coordinator

Community Engagement Coordinator

Position:  Community Engagement Coordinator

Location:  NYC

Reports to: Chief Creative Officer, Programs Director

Status: Exempt; Full Time

Position Summary

Coordinates volunteer cultivation and engagement, grows the organization’s volunteer networks, and supports growth of partner organization collaboration through community building events and direct actions

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks 

  • Determines volunteer needs and opportunities within AAF’s departments and programs, including production projects, community building events, clinic support work, organizing and advocacy, social media, and grassroots fundraising initiatives
  • Develops annual volunteer engagement expectations, goals and outcomes for each area of work in conjunction with AAF’s strategic plan
  • Communicates with volunteers, potential volunteers, and partner organizations through email, phone, and social media using the tone and style of AAF
  • Creates and updates volunteer recruitment materials and resources as needed, ensuring that volunteers know and are comfortable utilizing the tone and brand of AAF 
  • Plans and facilitates volunteer orientations, meetings, trainings, and workshops in collaboration with department staff 
  • Supports planning and organization of community building events and direct actions and represents AAF at events 
  • Manages and updates volunteer database and other internal tracking systems
  • Supports growth and leadership development of AAF volunteer networks across the country
  • Cultivates relationships with organizations and individuals for strategic opportunities for collaboration
  • Facilitates and works to grow AAF’s “Scrappy Coalition” of small, independent abortion activist groups
  • Some 
  • Some travel required, as well as some evening/weekend events

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Incredibly organized
  • Experience in community organizing or progressive political campaigns
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Event planning experience
  • Experience with direct action
  • Attention to detail and deadlines. Strong follow-through
  • Follow-up, time management, multi-tasking, and the ability to shift priorities
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently requiring minimal supervision and under pressure
  • Sharp strategic and advocacy knowledge and instincts
  • Experience working with Salsa Engage or a relevant database CRM 
  • Some basic design skills (e.g. using Canva)
  • A self starter

You will Thrive in this Role if You Are…

  • A people person! You are energized by meeting new people and finding out what moves them
  • Enthusiastic about AAF’s mission and passionate about reproductive rights and justice
  • Have a strong sense of humor and see the role comedy and joy can play in social movements
  • Comfortable with getting feedback and want to grow your skills

Salary and Benefits

The base salary for this position is $58,500 (negotiable), with a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply

Candidates will be considered on a first come, first serve basis. Please submit a resume and cover letter to anna@aafront.org and reference AAF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR  in the subject line. Women and non-binary people, people of color, and transgender people are especially encouraged to apply.