We are looking for an experienced Voting Representation Advocate based out of our Los Angeles office.
WHO WE ARE
We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.
WHAT WE BRING
- The special opportunity to join a mission driven team
- Flexible, hybrid work schedules
- Rich medical, dental and vision benefits
- Retirement options through 403B and match
- Referral and Signing bonuses
WHO YOU ARE
You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You are looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You are looking for a job where you make a difference, and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You are a game changer. You are a leader. You are an advocate.
WHAT YOU BRING
Minimum associate degree, Bachelor’s in a related field strongly preferred
Minimum of one (1) year of experience working on legislative policy advocacy
Valid driver’s license and/or access to alternative means of transportation
The Voting and Representation (VR) Advocate is responsible for providing local and statewide advocacy support for Advancing Justice-Southern California and will serve as organizations local engagement lead to AANHPI and partner community-based organizations (CBOs). Utilizing a strong understanding of multi-cultural community coalition building, and organizations policy priorities and goals, this position will identify opportunities for collaboration to elevate awareness of key Voting and Representation issues to enhance engagement and advocacy of AANHPI communities and partners.
50% Coordinate regional Voting and Representation policy initiatives
Collaborate in informing and implementing comprehensive voting and representation access advocacy strategies aligned with organizational priorities and campaigns.
Provide legislative and strategic guidance and tools to community partners, including policy overview, advocacy engagement and campaign participation.
Serve as an ambassador of AJSOCALs mission, policy, and advocacy priorities; develop and maintain relationships across constituents and partners
35% Centralize and Coordinate all CBO Advocacy Partnerships
Develop and maintain multi-racial connections and partnerships in alignment with organizations policy priorities, with a special focus on voting and representation access.
Maintain regular communication with AJSOCAL program staff, keeping abreast of key activities in order to make meaningful connections with community partners when appropriate
15% Support Organization wide activities and tasks as needed.