Pensacola Area Interfaith Justice Ministry

Background

The Pensacola Area Interfaith Justice Ministry is a diverse and growing coalition of 20 congregations working for justice in Pensacola.

We are a newly formed organization entering our inaugural cycle of listening to surface community problems, researching systemic solutions, and taking direct action to hold decision makers accountable for change. We are currently forming Justice Ministry Teams within our member congregations, and will be holding house meetings this fall.

We are seeking to hire a Lead Community Organizer:

Responsibilities

  • train grassroots faith leaders in building strong justice ministry networks
  • help leaders conduct research and develop action plans for winnable issue campaigns
  • recruit new leaders and congregations into the organization
  • organize annual 6-8 week fundraising drive
  • train and supervise Associate Organizer staff
  • conduct an average of 8 one-to-one meetings with clergy and lay leaders per week

Qualifications

  • sincere passion for justice
  • strong work ethic
  • proven capacity to build relationships of trust
  • comfort working with religious congregations
  • willingness to be held accountable and hold others accountable
  • flexibility to meet with leaders on weekends and in the evening

Preference given to candidates with formal community organizing training or professional organizing experience in a congregational, community or advocacy setting.

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary is $50,000. A higher salary is negotiable based on experience. Benefits include: paid vacation and holidays, healthcare coverage, retirement, parental leave, and reimbursements for work-related travel. 

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Hannah Wittmer at hannah@thedartcenter.org.

Executive Board of Directors

  • Co-Chair — Rev. Clifton Riley, Bethel AME Church
  • Co-Chair — Rev. Dr. Michael Hoffman, Christ Episcopal Church
  • Vice-President — Rev. Paul Blackman, First Baptist Church of Ferry Pass
  • Secretary — Rev. Rick Brand, First United Methodist Church
  • Treasurer — Rev. Machelle Easley, Escambia Chapel AME Zion Church
  • At-Large — Rev. Freddie Tellis, Allen Chapel AME Church

Contact Us

201 N. Baylen Street
Pensacola, FL 32502