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Position: Advocate for Special Needs Education Scholarships (Community Organizer)

Job Description:

Libertas Institute is seeking a qualified and driven Advocate for Special Needs Education Scholarships. The creation and funding of these scholarships will be up for consideration by the Utah Legislature next year and this advocate would be tasked with identifying and organizing supporters of this legislation.

For more information about these proposed scholarships: https://libertasutah.org/specialneeds/

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage parental advocacy group for special needs education
  • Identify and drive supporters to the advocacy group
  • Outreach to other special needs organizations and groups in Utah
  • Organize citizen lobbying efforts to state elected officials

Qualifications:

  • A passion for helping special needs children
  • Past experience with political or community organizing
  • Familiarity with basic social media tools
  • Personable and engaging personality
  • Competent and quality writing skills
  • Availability from mid-August 2019 through April 1, 2020

Compensation:

  • Flexible part-time (10-15 hours a week)
  • $1,000 per month
  • Mixture of work from home and going out into the community
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses
  • Temporary seasonal job ending on April 1, 2020

Application:

Interested applicants should submit a video introduction, cover letter and resume to michael@libertasutah.org with “Special Needs Advocate Application” in the subject line.

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