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Job Opportunities

Elevated Thought seeks candidates with a passion for art, social justice, and working with BIPOC youth and communities.

Administrative Assistant

Full-Time

35 h/week

Hybrid: Onsite & Remote 

 

Salary

$35k - $38k

 

Work Schedule

Mon-Thu:10 am - 5 pm Fridays: 9am - 4pm

Evenings and weekends may occasionally be required.

The Administrative Assistant will support organizational processes and project and program activities. This includes community engagement, finance and billing management, development support, parent and partner communication, and general support for Elevated Thought staff.​ The Administrative Assistant will serve as a point of contact throughout the organization while handling clerical and administrative duties and support the flow of a smooth operation. Other responsibilities include; 

  • Handling basic office duties

  • Supporting community engagement efforts and public outreach

  • Ensuring that the office is well-maintained, organized, and secure

  • Assisting with various projects

  • Will work with various members of Elevated Thought throughout the day

  • Support with invoicing and finances

  • Track individual donors through use and upkeep of donor database

  • Ensure confidentiality in handling all matters related to personnel, finances, and other program-related information/activities

Eligibility & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree is preferred

  • Bilingual is preferred

  • Knowledge of the Greater Lawrence community

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with office technology and equipment

  • Creativity and strong problem-solving skills

  • Time management skills

  • Basic math skills and understanding of basic financial concepts

  • Interest in art, social justice, or education strongly preferred

Social Justice Fellowship

Fellowships can be full-time or part-time 

 

Beginning in Fall 2021 with onboarding in Summer 2021.

 

Award

$45k for full-time,18-month projects (30-40 hours/week)

or a minimum of

 

$35k for part-time (20-25 hours/week).

As the Social Justice Fellow, you will support our youth-led social justice campaigns. Key responsibilities include weekly facilitation, supporting youth in campaign development and strategy, and coalition building. The Social Justice Fellow will guide the efforts of young people to identify social injustices in the area and build relationships with key local leaders. Other responsibilities include;

  • Identify, recruit, and sustain youth leaders and community members in grassroots organizing campaigns.

  • Supporting young people to identify solutions to local problems and facilitate processes to develop, test, and propose visionary solutions to these issues that fuel inequity.

  • Develop and facilitate curriculums that introduce and highlight BIPOC activists and histories as well as social justice issues and theories. Create a learning environment that responds to the diversity of backgrounds and experiences of students and builds community and makes space for young people to process their own thoughts and feelings.

  • Facilitate the development and growth of a common vision for community equity and justice with youth.

  • Deepen youth participants' issue knowledge and organizing skills set

  • Coordinate and facilitate coalition-building activities among youth and partner organizations.

  • Develop organizing materials, including talking points, newsletters, fact sheets, content for infographics, etc.

  • Build relationships with the cohort demonstrating healthy and clear boundaries.

Eligibility & Qualifications:
  • Candidates must have at least one year of related work experience

  • Ability to work and advocate in a collaborative style with diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and socio-economic groups, ability/disability, sexual orientation, and religion.

  • Passionate about community organizing, movement building, and in particular racial, gender, LGBTQ+, and economic justice.

  • Candidates must exercise excellent judgment and discretion and have the ability to oversee significant projects. Strategic thinking, effective facilitation, and communication skills are key to this role.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in coalitions and alliances.

  • Flexibility and adaptability in a supportive work environment.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.

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