Apply to become an Oxfam Action Corps Organizer

You can play an active role to help empower people and their communities, and to create long term solutions to poverty, hunger and social injustice – right in your hometown!

We are currently seeking 30 dedicated individuals to lead grassroots advocacy and organizing efforts with the Oxfam Action Corps from April 2014 through March 2015. Apply here for the Oxfam Action Corps leadership training in Washington DC, April 5-8, (travel expenses paid) and to serve as a lead volunteer organizer in your city in 2014-2015.

You'll work alongside Oxfam staff and volunteers on our GROW campaign to build a better food system through support of farmers, women, and their communities. Click here to learn more.

We are recruiting for Oxfam Action Corps Lead Organizers in the following cities:

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Austin, TX
  • Boston, MA
  • Burlington, VT
  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Madison, WI
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA
  • Seattle, WA

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An organizer takes a consistent leadership role in grassroots advocacy and outreach, recruiting volunteers for events and activities, such as house parties and visits with elected officials and business leaders. Organizers receive ongoing training and coaching from dedicated Oxfam staff. Organizers commit to one year of volunteer service, giving approximately 8-10 hours/week. People who apply to be organizers are eligible for selection to attend a high-quality, free 4-day training and day of lobbying in Washington, DC from Saturday, April 5 – Tuesday, April 8 (spaces limited to two people per city). Travel and accommodation are provided by Oxfam.


 


 

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