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CATA – The Farmworkers’ Support Committee is seeking a part-time Community Organizer at 20 hours/week. The Community Organizer will primarily focus on base-building with immigrant workers throughout Chester County, PA.

 

The ideal candidate will speak excellent Spanish and English and have experience in organizing for social change. This position will work with CATA’s team of organizers and CATA members to advance CATA’s mission of working for better working and living conditions for all immigrants.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Community Organizer will be primarily responsible for increasing CATA’s outreach to farmworkers and other immigrant workers throughout Chester County, PA.

The goal of this position is to build and maintain CATA’s network of members and leaders in Chester County and actively coordinate with and facilitate local engagement with the Driving PA Forward Campaign fighting for access to drivers’ licenses for all. More information about this position here.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, detailing your interest in the position and a resume with two references to: CATA P.O. Box 510 Glassboro, NJ 08028 jculley@cata-farmworkers.org Call 856-881-2507 for more information. Open until position is filled.

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The primary focus of the position will be to conduct outreach to the farmworker and immigrant worker community in southern New Jersey, providing information and education on workers’ rights, health and safety issues, and general information on CATA and other resources. The position includes ten hours of administrative office activities and is in Glassboro, New Jersey.

 

Specific job responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Conduct outreach in southern New Jersey with farmworkers at farm labor camps and with the Latinx immigrant community in the surrounding area

 

  • Facilitate worker meetings and conduct CATA trainings with the community

  • Assist workers with labor related and health and safety issues and provide resources

  • Maintain weekly/monthly record of organizing activities for reporting purposes

 

  • Maintain member and supporter database

  • Assist with check writing process in QuickBooks program

  • Answer the telephone, retrieve messages, and process the mail

  • Attend monthly staff meetings and local community meetings

Details: This is a full-time position with an annual salary range of $33,000-$37,000. Time off is accrued for vacation, personal, and sick days, paid holidays, and health insurance after a 3-month probationary period. Evenings and some weekends are required. More about this position here.

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume or letter of interest to CATA’s General Coordinator, Jessica Culley at jculley@cata-farmworkers.org.

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The Youth Food Justice Organizer will work closely with the Community Garden Organizer to develop and implement CATA’s Food Justice Program. 

 

Tasks will include coordinating the youth food justice internship program – including recruitment of interns, curriculum planning, management of youth interns, and evaluation of the program. 

 

The Youth Food Justice Organizer will also work with the Community Garden Organizer and the youth food justice interns on the day-to-day care and maintenance of the garden, to plant, propagate, harvest, and care for plants, as well as distribution of the garden produce through our weekly farmers’ market.

 The Youth Food Justice Organizer will gain firsthand experience in sustainable agro-ecological production, working with teen youth employees, volunteer management skills, event planning and experiential education.

his position requires manual labor and the ability to work independently and with volunteers. Additional activities include representing CATA in national and international food sovereignty movements.  The Youth Food Justice Organizer is a year-round position at 30 hours/week

Part-time hourly position, $16-$18/hour depending on experience.  30 hours/week – Hours are to be coordinated with CATA’s Community Garden Organizer and to be completed in CATA’s office and garden in Bridgeton, NJ.  Will include weekends at least 2x/month.  Given that this position is working with youth, a background check is required. More information about this position here.

To Apply:

Please send a resume or letter of interest to CATA’s General Coordinator, Jessica Culley at jculley@cata-farmworkers.org

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