National Staff Job Openings
Gamaliel Executive Administrative Associate
Gamaliel is hiring an Executive Administrative Associate to provide high level administrative support to the Gamaliel Executive Director and to other national staff members, as needed. The Gamaliel Executive Administrative Associate position has a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Gamaliel is an equal opportunity employer. Gamaliel is accepting resumes from April 6, 2022, until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter and resume with a minimum of 4 references (professional and character) at: https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/ecab2787b9c044debe5b0012f2c9d919-gamaliel-executive-administrative-associate-the-gamaliel-network-chicago.
No phone inquiries, please.
Gamaliel Communications Specialist
Gamaliel is hiring a part-time (30 hours per week) communications specialist to increase the public profile of the Gamaliel Network through digital and social media platforms.
The communications specialist position has a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Gamaliel is an equal opportunity employer. Gamaliel is accepting resumes from April 22, 2022 until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, resume, and references here. Download the full description here.
Affiliate Job Openings
United Congregations of Metro-East – Environmental Justice Community Organizer Job Description
Community Organizer to lead and organize communities and organizations to work on environmental justice issues in the Illinois Metro-East, throughout Madison and St. Clair Counties. This role is primarily responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local congregations and key actors throughout the Metro-East. Additionally, this role is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with statewide and national environmental justice coalition partners.
The ideal candidate has a proven ability to foster coordination and cooperation among diverse groups. They are committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a heavy workload without dropping the ball. This position is an opportunity to engage with faith organizations, policy makers, advocacy organizations and constituents to help bring about real systemic change.
A full job description and application guidelines are available here.
WISDOM Affiliate Liaison
The Affiliate Liaison is a new position, created to increase capacity throughout the WISDOM network, to strengthen operational systems throughout the network, and to strengthen community relationships, making WISDOM an ever stronger force for social change in Wisconsin.
The primary responsibilities of the Affiliate Liaison will be to work with the Organizers and Presidents of all WISDOM affiliates to assess needs and opportunities for growth in areas including financial management, Board governance, fundraising, leadership recruitment and development, and connection to the statewide WISDOM and national Gamaliel networks. The Affiliate Liaison can be based anywhere in the state of Wisconsin. They will report directly to, and work closely with, the WISDOM State Director.
A full job description is available here.
The Gamaliel Network is a faith-based, multi-ethnic, multi-racial organizing network operating in 44 regions in 15 states. Gamaliel’s foundation and strongest base comes from the membership of thousands of congregations, representing more than 20 faith traditions, though we have made a special effort to reach out to marginalized people who might not otherwise have found their way into our network and into our congregations. Over its 31-year history, Gamaliel has trained thousands of ordinary people, primarily in low-income urban neighborhoods, to exert their civic power to improve their lives and local communities. Gamaliel has grown into a national network dedicated to building a diverse corps of grassroots leaders from local congregations committed to transforming the systems and structures that perpetuate racial and economic inequities.
Our mission is to empower ordinary people to effectively participate in the political, environmental, social and economic decisions affecting their lives.
Working with an established group of community and faith-based leaders to build relationships, develop leadership skills and organize issue-oriented campaigns related to economic development, criminal justice, education, health care and immigration. Must be proactive in the areas of campaign development, fundraising and leadership development.
- Bachelor’s degree in related areas: Social Work, Political Science, Theology or History. Master’s degree preferred but not required.
- Experience as a community organizer or labor organizer.
- Experience working with diverse populations, including various faith traditions, immigrants, and different abilities is strongly desired.
- Understanding of racial and social systemic barriers.
- Fluency in spoken and written Spanish and English is preferred but not required.
- Excellent communication skills: oral, written and interpersonal.
- Strong analytical abilities.
- Strong team player.
- Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Familiarity with using databases is desirable.
Please email cover letter and resume to
Juan F. Soto, Gamaliel Organizing Director [email protected]
No phone calls please
Use the Directory to schedule an informational interview with an organizer or president
Candidates may be invited to attend Gamaliel's National Leadership Training to learn more.