JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Resource Generation is hiring, come join our expanding staff team!

 

About Resource Generation

Resource Generation  is a national non-profit organization mobilizing young people (age 18-35) with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land and power.  The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support the role that young people with wealth play in social change. RG has 15 chapters in cities around the U.S., and we focus on developing leaders through story-telling, peer-led learning and action, and supports members to engage in collective action through local chapters, national campaigns, and innovative funding models and in their family's philanthropy. Our chapters are responsible for base-building, political education programming, running giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships.

 


Job Title: National Organizer

Resource Generation is seeking a full-time National Organizer to organize 6 of our local chapters in alignment with the organization’s goals, through developing the leadership of chapter members. Our chapters are responsible for base-building, political education programming, running giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships.

The ideal candidate is a passionate community organizer who excels at building relationships with member leaders, is deeply committed to economic and racial justice, and who can excellently manage multiple projects and timelines. This candidate will generate excitement and commitment from our base to take collective action and participate in campaigns for change. This position is an opportunity to work with our staff program team and member leaders in developing RG’s national strategy and programs.

 

Location is flexible. Needs to be based in or willing to relocate to one of our current chapter cities, or in LA or Atlanta.

 

Frequent travel is required. Salary based upon qualifications (includes benefits). We will contact you within two weeks if we wish to set up an interview.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support 6 chapters to develop strategy and organizing goals, run programs such as peer led learning cirlces, work on local and national campaigns, develop cross-class organizational relationships, and run giving circles.

  • Support the development of members’ leadership through one-on-one coaching, group meetings, chapter visits and skills trainings.

  • Coordinate intake, one-on-ones, and follow-up for new young people with wealth and class privilege looking to get involved in RG across the country.

  • Work with a team to strengthen our chapter organizing model, and share best practices with member leaders nationally

  • Integrate a racial and economic justice lens into programs, work-planning and goal-setting with chapter leaders.   

  • Is responsible for elements of program planning and outreach for all of our National Retreats - including Making Money Make Change, Transforming Family Philanthropy, and the Transformative Leadership Institute.

  • Involved in organization-wide fundraising, with a focus on building up our membership program in chapters.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 years+ experience as a community organizer (paid or unpaid)

  • Relationship-building skills with a wide range of people. Excited to talk to people, to do outreach, to organize!

  • Results-oriented: someone who gets it done, who is persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented no matter what the obstacles are

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines well

  • Team-player: manage own workload while responding to emerging and ongoing organizational needs, be flexible and open to shifting priorities and timelines

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a timely manner via phone and email

  • Basic understanding of class, classism, and their own class identity

  • Demonstrated commitment to economic and racial justice

  • Belief in the importance of organizing young people with wealth to become leaders in movements for justice

 

To Apply

RG is fiscally sponsored by Third Sector New England, so all applications go through their website. To apply, visit the employment section of their website at www.tsne.org. Please submit a cover letter and recent resume. We also accept applications by mail or fax. Apply by mail to: Third Sector New England, Attn: Employment Manager, NonProfit Center, 89 South Street, Boston, MA  02111; or send by fax to: 617.523.2070. Deadline is March 27, 2015. If you have any questions, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications submitted via email will not be considered.


Job Title: National Organizer and Coordinator of POC programming

 

Resource Generation is seeking a full-time national organizer to work with 3-4 chapters and a national base of young people of color with wealth.

 

The ideal candidate is a passionate community organizer who can help Resource Generation to significantly expand our national base of young people with wealth committed to racial and economic justice. This candidate will generate excitement and commitment from our base to take collective action and participate in campaigns for change. This person will be excellent at building relationships with a wide range of people and organizations, including social justice foundations and campaign organizations. Ideally this is someone who can manage multiple projects skillfully, and is a results-oriented team player.

 

Location: Needs to be based in or willing to relocate to one of our current chapter cities, or in LA or Atlanta.

 

Frequent travel is required. Salary based upon qualifications (includes benefits).
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Support 3-4 chapters to develop strategy and organizing goals, run programs such as praxis groups, work on local and national campaigns, develop cross-class organizational relationships, and run giving circles.

  • Support the development of members’ leadership through one-on-one coaching, group meetings, chapter visits and trainings.

  • Create a national base-building strategy for young people of color with wealth (YPOCWW) with the input and active involvement of YPOCWW leaders, to be implemented through chapters.

  • Work with a team to strengthen the YPOCWW program, and share best practices with member leaders nationally

  • Integrate a racial and economic justice lens into programs, work-planning and goal-setting with chapter leaders.   

  • Is responsible for elements of program planning and outreach for all of our National Retreats - including Making Money Make Change, Transforming Family Philanthropy, and the Transformative Leadership Institute.

  • Involved in organization-wide fundraising, with a focus on building up our membership program in chapters.

 

Qualifications

  • 2 years+ experience as a community organizer (paid or unpaid)

  • Relationship-building skills with a wide range of people. Excited to talk to people, to do outreach, to organize!

  • Results-oriented: someone who gets it done, who is persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented no matter what the obstacles are

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines well

  • Team-player: manage own workload while responding to emerging and ongoing organizational needs, be flexible and open to shifting priorities and timelines

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a timely manner via phone and email

  • Basic understanding of class, classism, and their own class identity

  • Sharp political analysis and ability to influence and politicize others via 1:1 conversations, trainings, workshops, curriculum development,

  • Belief in the importance of organizing young people with wealth to become leaders in movements for justice

 

To Apply

RG is fiscally sponsored by Third Sector New England, so all applications go through their website. To apply, visit the employment section of their website at www.tsne.org. Please submit a cover letter and recent resume. We also accept applications by mail or fax. Apply by mail to: Third Sector New England, Attn: Employment Manager, NonProfit Center, 89 South Street, Boston, MA  02111; or send by fax to: 617.523.2070. Deadline is March 27, 2015. If you have any questions, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications submitted via email will not be considered.

 


INTERN & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For all intern and fellowship opportunities, interested applicants should fill out this application form. The positions will remain open until filled.

Job Title: Intern
Location:
New York City, NY, or Oakland, CA

Get involved in RG by joining us behind the scenes! Click here for the application.

The main opportunities for an Internship include:

  • Assist in organizing and planning for our local and national programs (ex - Chapters, organizing people of color with wealth, tax justice campaign, Making Money Make Change)
  • Work on enhancing and keeping up our database and virtual organizing manual
  • Strengthen our communications systems, tracking, and processes for intake 
  • Supporting our fundraising, particularly with our membership program and yearly appeals 

We are especially looking for people interested in our tax justice organizing work, organizing people of color with wealth & racial justice, communications, systems and database development, and graphic design.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Interns are asked to commit to 2 days a week (approximately 15 hours) throughout a 3-month period. We can offer a nominal stipend of $100/month.

Ideally Interns are based in our offices in New York, NY or Oakland, CA; however, there is the possibility of working remotely if you are not able to be in those locations.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If we think you could be a good match with RG for this role, we will contact you to set up an interview, and may request a resume as-needed.

 


Job Title: Fellow
Location:
New York City, NY, or Oakland, CA

Get involved in RG by joining us behind the scenes! Click here for the application.

The main opportunities in our Fellowship include:

  • Assist in organizing and planning for our local and national programs (ex - Chapters, organizing people of color with wealth, tax justice campaign, Making Money Make Change) 
  • Work on enhancing and keeping up our database and virtual organizing manual 
  • Strengthen our communications systems, tracking, and processes for intake 
  • Supporting our fundraising, particularly with our membership program and yearly appeals 

We are especially looking for people interested in our tax justice organizing work, organizing people of color with wealth & racial justice, communications, systems and database development, and graphic design.

We are a tight team of staff and leaders, so as a Fellow you will get to learn and work intimately with all our major program areas and participate in staff meetings. You will be supported one-on-one by a staff member to develop your skills and knowledge of Resource Generation and the world of social change philanthropy and donor organizing.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Fellows are asked to commit to at least 2 days a week (approximately 15 hours) for 6 to 12 months. We can offer a nominal stipend of $100/month.

Ideally Fellows are based in our offices in New York, NY or Oakland, CA; however, there is the possibility of working remotely if you are not able to be in those locations.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If we think you could be a good match with RG for this role, we will contact you to set up an interview, and may request a resume as-needed.

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