Outreach Coordinator Staff Position

CAA is hiring a part time Outreach Coordinator to oversee leafleting and tabling. CAA passes out leaflets and sets up informational tables at colleges, concerts, and festivals. The Outreach Coordinator finds appropriate venues to conduct outreach, schedules outreach, recruits volunteers, and conducts outreach with volunteers.

The Outreach Coordinator will oversee all of CAA's tabling and leafleting programs. Leafleting involves handing out brochures about factory farming and plant-based eating to the public. Tabling involves setting up informational tables and speaking with the public. At many of our tabling events, we pay people $1 to watch a five minute video about factory farming. The Outreach Coordinator will:

  • Efficiently provide information about factory farming and vegetarianism to large numbers of people.
  • Make information about factory farming and vegetarianism available at local events that are attended by our target demographic – young adults.
  • Provide volunteers with the opportunity to make a big difference for animals in a short amount of time.

Benefits of Position

  • Reach new people who are interested in learning about animal agriculture and plant-based eating.
  • Gain skills in interpersonal communication, campaign coordination, and logistics.
  • Contribute to a successful organization and movement.

Responsibilities

  • Securing locations for outreach.
  • Communicating with venues and events about regulations, event ending times, etc.
  • Keeping a supply of outreach materials at the CAA office and ordering more when necessary.
  • Arranging for transportation of materials to outreach locations.
  • Keeping detailed records of the outreach conducted and reporting results to volunteers, your supervisor, and allied groups.
  • Planning occasional larger outreach events with a committee of volunteers.
  • Recruiting and training volunteers to help with outreach.

Qualifications

  • A strong desire to educate the public about animal cruelty and compassionate eating choices.
  • Friendly and outgoing, strong communication skills, and the ability to interact positively with a wide variety of people.
  • Availability late in the evening for concerts and during school hours for colleges.

The ideal candidate will have experience organizing events and managing volunteers. You will need to be self-motivated and self-sufficient.

This position requires computer work with our databases, planning software, and email lists. You should be comfortable spending a significant portion of your time using a computer. You should also be comfortable following up with volunteers on a regular basis through phone calls, text messaging, email, social media, and other forms of online communication.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to application-2013@exploreveg.org. Submit your resume as an attached PDF or plain text file. Alternately, you can provide a link to a web page or PDF. Please include your cover letter in the body of the email. Your cover letter should explain why you are interested in this position, and why you are passionate about working in animal advocacy.

Vegan candidates are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.

Applications are due by the end of Friday, August 2. We plan to do interviews between August 16, 17, and 20.

Compensation and Hours

This position is for 15 hours/week and pays $10 per hour. We do not offer group health insurance coverage. There is no paid sick or vacation time.

The new hire will start in early September. This position will be staffed for 35 weeks (during the academic school year).

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