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Organizing Manager, Virginia

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance

London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Job Title: Organizing Manager, Virginia

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: Virginia

Position: Full-Time

Start Date: ASAP

Salary Range: $79,310 - $82,933, commensurate with experience

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and Care in Action seeks a Virginia Organizing Manager to lead strong base-building programs in the Commonwealth. The Organizing Manager will work under the supervision of the Virginia State Director to lead the domestic workers organizing project in Virginia, including developing and overseeing the base-building and organizing programs, leading advocacy efforts to raise labor standards, supporting organizing sta?, developing and maintaining strategic alliances, and engaging in national domestic worker movement-building activities.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Conduct year-round organizing and base-building activities and programs to support federal and state-level issue advocacy campaigns

  • Facilitate and lead the execution of events and tactics that amplify the brand and build the base at National Domestic Workers and Care in Action

  • Develop relationships and partnerships with local community, existing NDWA affiliates and chapters, and other allies focused on base-building with domestic workers

  • Manage the team, including a part-time Organizer, to meet goals and all data and reporting deadlines

  • Liaise with finance, human resources, and administrative departments to ensure the smooth functioning of the program

  • Work with the national NDWA staff and attorneys to meet all legal and ethical requirements of a civic engagement organization

Community Organizing:

  • Provide supervision and support to grassroots community organizing and engagement efforts that successfully mobilize community members towards collective action and civic engagement in community-led mission-focused projects and campaigns

  • Along with community leaders, develop and execute campaigns around workers’ rights, paid/ sick family for members


  • Supports VA State Director to track and educate staff and community members on emerging policy issues impacting NDWA and Care in Action work

  • Collaborate with advocacy organizations to advance staff and community member's engagement in advocacy projects and campaigns

  • Connect grassroots efforts with organizational advocacy efforts


  • Experience working in the community/worker centers/labor organizing

  • 1-2 legislative sessions of issue advocacy experience

  • Experience building broad-based coalitions

  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills

  • Commitment to racial, social, and economic justice

  • Belief in the leadership and political power of women of color, especially Black women

  • Understand issues faced by low-wage workers, immigrant and Black communities, and other communities of color

  • Commitment to support Black organizing and civic engagement, including following the leadership of Black women

  • Willingness to travel, reliable access to a vehicle is required

  • Strong preference for English and Spanish, speaking and writing skills

  • Relentless drive, tenacity and a willingness to do whatever it takes to advance our mission and values

  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage the technical aspects of a project, such as paperwork, onboarding, off-boarding, timesheets, scheduling, internal and external deadlines, etc.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities, peers, public officials, and allies

  • Pro?ciency with computer operations and programs

  • Experience running data-driven, digital-first campaigns strongly preferred

Women, people of color, people living with disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please submit a cover letter and resume. This position will remain open until filled.

This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by a labor union, and specific employment terms and conditions may be subject to a Collective Bargaining Agreement.