Lambda Legal seeks a full-time Fair Courts Project Community Educator in its Education and Public Affairs Department to advance the Fair Courts Project’s state court advocacy efforts.
Lambda Legal is a national, nonprofit organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (“LGBT”) people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work. Founded in 1973 and headquartered in New York City, Lambda Legal has regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas. Lambda Legal has been involved in numerous landmark United States and state Supreme Court cases, including Obergefell v. Hodges, Lawrence v. Texas, Romer v. Evans, Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, Bragdon v. Abbott, Glenn v. Brumby, In re Marriage Cases, Varnum v. Brien, Benitez v. North Coast Women’s Care Medical Group, Fields v. Smith and Brandon v. County of Richardson. For more information about Lambda Legal, visit www.lambdalegal.org
The Education and Public Affairs (EPA) Department leads the community education, communications and marketing efforts of the organization. The goals of the EPA Department are to influence the national debate, create public support for Lambda Legal’s impact litigation and for laws that lead to equality for LGBT people and people living with HIV, and increase support for the organization. EPA reports and explains the purpose and results of our work, teaches people about their rights under the law, and amplifies the voices of our experts and of affected communities through a variety of media and high-impact education campaigns. EPA also strengthens Lambda Legal’s work by forging strategic partnerships with allies, coalitions and policy makers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Fair Courts Project works to advance an independent, diverse and well-respected judiciary that upholds the constitutional and legal rights of LGBT people and those with HIV, while ensuring equal access to justice foreveryone.
The Fair Courts Project Community Educator will engage the LGBT community on the important role that state courts play on issues affecting LGBT and HIV-related civil rights with a focus on promoting judicial diversity and access to justice in the courts. The Fair Courts Project Community Educator will:
Qualifications: Working at Lambda Legal requires a demonstrated awareness of and commitment to the concerns of the communities Lambda Legal represents. All applicants must have a strong interest in LGBT and HIV-related rights, a passion for issue advocacy, a high level of independence and initiative, strong speaking and writing ability, creativity, a willingness to travel, good judgment, and an enthusiasm for working with others. Bachelor’s degree is required. A working knowledge of the court system, legal procedure and constitutional law is preferred.
The ideal candidate will possess a at least three to four years of experience with grassroots or grasstops organizing, political campaign building, training and advocacy experience, as well as a demonstrated ability to motivate and successfully mobilize diverse constituencies. Candidates should have experience designing training curricula, facilitating trainings for diverse audiences and developing educational materials planning and implementing educational programs.
Salary: Compensation is commensurate with experience in the context of a mid-size non-profit organization. Excellent employer-paid benefits package is provided including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance and generous employer contribution to retirement account. Generous vacation.
Application: Send resume and cover letter to Eric Lesh, Fair Courts Project Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the words, “Fair Courts Project Community Educator” in the subject line of your email.
No calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, Lambda Legal will not accept phone calls about the position and does not notify applicants of status except when an interview is granted.
Lambda Legal is committed to further building and maintaining a staff that reflects the full range of LGBT, HIV and allied communities, and is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, transgender and gender-nonconforming people, women, people with abilities in multiple languages, immigrants, and people living with disabilities, including HIV, are encouraged to apply.
Our Mission is to bring people closer to God and one another. Our Vision is to be a vibrant, inclusive, progressive community of faith that transforms lives and transforms the world. We are a spiritually and sexually diverse community who is fully awake to God’s enduring love.
We are seeking a full-time (exempt) individual who:
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Theology of The Met Church: Please click the following link to see our “Who We Are” document. (http://storage.cloversites.com/themetropolitancommunitychurchofsandiego/documents/MCCSD%20Brochure%2020141215%20Final.pdf)
Education & Experience
Gifts & Abilities:
Dan Koeshall, Senior Pastor
A complete application should include:
Position: Minister/Director of Congregational Care
Hours: 20-25 hours per week, non-exempt employee
Compensation: Upon Request
Supervision: Senior Pastor
Qualifications: Ordained Minister with CPE qualification & pastoral care experience or Lay person with pastoral care experience.
Description: The Minister of Congregational Care is responsible to recruit, train and oversee all pastoral care ministries and services of Founders Metropolitan Community Church Los Angeles.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Reverend Dr. Neil G Thomas, Founders MCCLA, 4607 Prospect Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027 or via email to: email@example.com.
The National LGBTQ Task Force builds power, takes action and creates change to achieve freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families. As a progressive social justice organization, the Task Force works toward a society that values and respects the diversity of human expression and identity and achieves equity for all.
NATIONAL CAMPAIGNS DIRECTOR: RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS AND WELCOMING MOVEMENTS
The National LGBTQ Task Force (Task Force) seeks a strong strategic thinker, a gifted coalition builder, and a talented faith organizer to lead the campaign work on religious exemptions and in welcoming faith movements. The ideal candidate will have the deep religious grounding, movement-building experience, and political sophistication necessary to: 1) lead and significantly grow the religious exemption campaign portfolio to its next level of impact and inclusiveness, 2) be a prominent public spokesperson for pro-LGBT religious perspectives on religious exemptions as well as other issues and 3) facilitate and lead networks of religious leaders and people of faith to mobilize them and build the necessary capacity to win campaigns on religious exemptions and in the welcoming faith movement.
The faith work of the Task Force has a continuing crucial niche, working to build pro-LGBT religious movement capacity and infrastructure and connect grassroots and grasstops leaders and strategies to accomplish policy change within faith settings, as well as in legislatures and at the ballot box. The Task Force will continue – through its faith work initiatives – to leverage its network of relationships to engage in direct action, grow its impact and inclusiveness into the future. Through unique partnerships our efforts will be focused on clarity of vision, collaboration and achieving long-term change together.
This is a management position reporting to the Director of the Academy for Leadership and Action
Location: Ideally, based in Washington DC. The National Campaigns Director is expected to travel outside DC to connect with grassroots faith organizing leaders and work
Application opening/closing: The position is immediately available. There is no prescribed closing date. The Task Force will fill the position whenever it has identified an appropriate candidate.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The National Campaigns Director will lead and work in several areas:
THE TASK FORCE AND ITS HISTORY OF DOING FAITH WORK:
In a 2006 merger, the Institute for Welcoming Resources (IWR) became an initial faith work program of the Task Force. Since then, the faith work at the Task Force has evolved to include a range of faith work initiatives. The faith work of the Task Force is located within the Task Force’s Academy for Leadership and Action to maximize the evolving collaboration and mutual learning between faith and secular organizing.
Commensurate with experience. Provides excellent benefits — medical, dental and vision insurance; annual and sick leave; 403(b) plan.
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in being a member of the Task Force staff, a resume addressing your experience and qualifications relevant to the position responsibilities and three examples of your work. If possible, please submit the names, affiliations and contact information for three references. Applications submitted via e-mail for this position should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org”, please write “National Campaigns Director: Religious Exemptions and Welcoming Movements” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
The Task Force is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law. Women, transgender people, veterans and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
The National LGBTQ Task Force builds power, takes action and creates change to achieve freedom
and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families. As a progressive social
justice organization, the Task Force works toward a society that values and respects the diversity of
human expression and identity and achieves equity for all.
Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Position Location: Washington, DC
Work Schedule: We will consider applicants who are initially available on a part-time
(three day per week/22.5 hour) basis. Our goal is to have a full-time person in this role.
Summary: The Human Resources Manager is responsible for all aspects of personnel administration and human resource development, including the Task Force’s programs for recruiting, orientation, workplace training, and employee performance evaluation.
Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. Please submit a cover letter and resume addressing your experience with the above responsibilities and describing your interest in being a member of the Task Force staff. If possible, please submit the names and affiliations of three references. Apply via email at email@example.com; please write “HR Manager” in the subject line.
The Task Force is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by
applicable law. Women, transgender people, veterans and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Applications without cover letters will not be considered.