Jobs: Nonprofit Jobs

Community Organizer, Building Movement Project (temporary, full-time)

Detroit, Mich.
May / 14 / 2018

Organization Description

The Building Movement Project (BMP), a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks, develops research, tools, training materials, and opportunities for partnership that bolster nonprofit organizations’ ability to support the voice and power of the people they serve. BMP concentrates on three main focus areas in order to accomplish these goals and further advance social change: Leadership, Nonprofits and Social Change, Movement Building.

Job Summary

The Community Organizer is responsible for conducting the large-scale resident contact and recruitment actions of Building Movement Detroit. This is a full-time temporary position for 40 hours per week through October 19, 2018 and is eligible for full benefits at hire.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct large-scale resident contact and recruitment actions;
  • Implement systems, logistics, and data collection processes that contribute to list growth and tracing engagement of individual activists;
  • Identify, train, and support community members to develop as community leaders;
  • Support neighborhood leaders in preparing for and facilitating community and citywide meetings;
  • Conduct one-on-one recruitment of key community leaders and residents.


  • BA Degree or 3 years’ relevant experience;
  • Experience in community based outreach and canvassing operations;
  • Good facilitation skills;
  • Good communication and basic computer knowledge;
  • Proven Commitments (to participatory systems, active democracy, social justice, etc.).
  • Must have mobility to move about the city in performing job responsibilities.
  • Performing duties may require working hours outside of regular business hours.

To Apply

Please include a resume and cover letter in your online application.

Apply online here.

TSNE MissionWorks and Building Movement Project envision a society grounded in principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors each individual as a whole person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work. We value the unique talents and contributions of each of our employees.

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/Building Movement Project will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other factor prohibited by law.