Pensacola Area Interfaith Justice Ministry
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:
- 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
- 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.
Send a cover letter and resume to Hannah Wittmer at firstname.lastname@example.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
201 N. Baylen Street
Pensacola, FL 32502