Movement Netlab is looking for a Project Coordinator for our first ever community of practice! The community of practice will bring together 5-6 social justice groups and organizations for 9 months to learn about, and implement decentralized network structures.
The project coordinator would be responsible for:
- Coordinating all participants in the program
- Scheduling and reminders for community of practice sessions
- Schedule all coaching sessions
- Interface with billing
- Set up communication system for Community of Practice
- Send emails with information as needed to all participants
- Coordinate all logistics for in-person retreat
- Administer Assessments
- Coordinate team meetings to develop content and agenda for sessions
- Send reminders to team about tasks
- Logistics for FTF meeting at start of project
- Good oral and written communication
- Interested in social movements
- Some familiarity with our content and themes (networks, decentralization, etc)
- Flexible schedule
- NYC resident preferred
Who are we?
The Movement Netlab is a practice-centered ‘think-make-and-do tank’. We are comprised of movement-based activists, organizers, and researchers whose goal is to help develop powerful conceptual and practical tools that help facilitate the growth and effectiveness of the most dynamic, emerging social movements of our time check this site out.
To accomplish this, we work directly with core organizers from emerging popular social movement to support the growth of decentralized, self-organized network structures; we work with technologists who build free and open source technological platforms that support network movements; we work with funders to support the development of movement funding strategies including the design and creation of movement level infrastructure not situated within the domain of a single organization; we work with artists to make these ideas clear, accessible and compelling; We work with trainers who facilitate mass participation; and we work with organizations to develop strategies for working in true partnership with the movements of our time.
Specifications and How to Apply
The position pays $35/hr and would be approximately 10 hours a week between October and the end of December and 10 hours a month from January – August with the possibility for additional hours down the line depending on funding. Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Please submit applications by September 14th, 2016.