WRL Field Organizer needed 12/29/06

Field Organizer
War Resisters League
The War Resisters League seeks a strategic, self-directed, and experienced Field Organizer to help build and develop our work on a national level. As one of the leading radical voices in the anti-war movement, our programs challenge military recruitment and war profiteering, organize nonviolent direct action, and offer on-the-ground education. Our current projects include the Not Your Soldier Project, the Stop the Merchants of Death Program, and a number of local and regional anti-war organizing projects.  

The Field Organizer will be based in our New York City national office, but will also spend a significant portion of their time on the road building the League. S/he will initiate, organize, and support WRL local chapters and affiliates, and assist WRL-identified groups network, organize and act for social and political change, with the goal of developing community leaders who will continue to organize with the WRL in the coming years.
Full job description at www.warresisters.org
This is a full time salaried position. Yearly salary is $35,677, with full benefits, including health insurance, paid vacation and a pension contribution of five percent.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to youth@warresisters.org with Field Organizer in the subject line. The deadline is December 29th 2006. You can also fax your application to 212.228.6193
The War Resisters League is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The office, however, is located on the second floor and not wheelchair- accessible. There is an office cat.

Believing war to be a crime against humanity, the War Resisters League, founded in 1923, advocates Gandhian nonviolence as the method for creating a democratic society free of war, racism, sexism, and human exploitation. www.warresisters.org


—  Steve Theberge
National Organizer, Youth and Counter Militarism Program
War Resisters League 
youth@warresisters.org  www.warresisters.org/youth
www.myspace.com/dmznetwork  www.notyoursoldier.org
212.228.0450 x102 
339 Lafayette Street New York City, NY 10012 

“It doesn’t do any good to blame the people or the time – one is oneself all those people. We are the time.” ~ James Baldwin

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