For over a decade, the Building Movement Project, a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks, has been advancing the potential for nonprofit organizations to have an impact on building movements for progressive social change. We learn by listening to groups and leaders about what it takes for organizations to align their social justice principles with their operating practices. Our research and practical resources help organizations innovate to meet the needs of the communities they serve and face the challenges of the external environment. BMP concentrates on the following three main focus areas in order to accomplish our goals and advance social change:
- Leadership: Analyzing how organizations can do their best work, encourage diverse leaders at every level, and promote the most effective and inclusive practices;
- Service and Social Change: Developing the capacity of organizations to engage constituents in changing the systems that impact them;
- Movement Building: Acknowledging and building on the distinct role of nonprofit organizations in advancing movements for social change.
- Conduct literature reviews and summarize articles on race and nonprofit leadership, inequality, and other topics as needed;
- Use statistical programs (e.g. Stata) to prepare data and reports for presentations; Extract, clean, merge, and manage data;
- Create visualizations of data and design and update PowerPoints and slides for use in presentations;
- Contribute to design and distribution of surveys;
- Respond to other requests for information and data.
This is a part-time position for approximately 16 hours per week in New York City. The work begins in September, through October 26, 2018, with the possibility of continuation through December. The compensation rate is $22/hr.
- Intermediate knowledge of a statistical programs (e.g. Stata: code sample will be requested);
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint;
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle a wide range of tasks simultaneously;
- Ability to work independently, follow through, and meet deadlines;
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with multiple work styles, and a courteous, professional work style, even under pressure;
- Strong communication, writing, and proof-reading skills;
- Strong interest in gaining experience in a social justice-oriented nonprofit environment;
- A current graduate student is preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
- Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction;
- Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
- Move, traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms;
- Occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to), move;
- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
- The noise level in the work environment varies depending on location;
- The work is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
- Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
- Environmental and work hazards are not present in general to a measurable degree.