Job Opportunity: Fair Housing Outreach Coordinator

The Connecticut Fair Housing Center, a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting fair housing, seeks an energetic individual with a strong commitment to civil rights to join our team as an Outreach Coordinator.  The Outreach Coordinator will work collaboratively with Center’s staff to organize an urban/suburban coalition promoting fair housing, leverage multi-media organizing tools to bring attention to fair housing issues, and facilitate the Center’s outreach efforts.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Assisting with the creation and execution of an urban/suburban community organizing effort to promote housing integration.
  • Participating in outreach in a range of communities on topics of fair housing, integration and access to opportunity.
  • Enhancing the Center’s outreach and organizing activities through traditional media outlets and the internet.
  • Coordinating the Center’s outreach initiatives.

  • Bachelors degree;
  • Demonstrated interest in social justice or civil rights;
  • Superior research, writing, and verbal skills;
  • Ability to create and update websites and social media or a willingness to learn; 
  • Bi-lingual and/or bi-cultural individuals are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience with data analysis and mapping a plus.
  • Applicants with community outreach and organizing experience encouraged to apply.

Salary:  Salary competitive with other legal non-profits plus excellent benefits.
Send resume and cover letter to:  Deputy Director, Erin Boggs Please do not call. Application Deadline:  Tuesday, July 31, 2012.