Overview

<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><strong>Planned Parenthood of the Heartland</strong></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><strong>Des Moines, Iowa </strong></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><strong>Grass Roots Organizer</strong></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;">Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (PPHeartland) is currently seeking a Grass Roots Organizer in Des Moines, IA to join our Public Affairs department. The Grass Roots Organizer position is responsible for building a grassroots activist network and building coalitions with allied organizations and constituencies in Iowa.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Additional job duties include:</strong></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Recruiting, training and mobilizing volunteers to act on behalf of PPHeartland</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Increase the number and skills of overall supporters in assigned region and constituencies</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Identify and support patient advocates and storytellers to advance advocacy priorities</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Plan and execute grassroots advocacy activities and events that support the advocacy plan for the state/region</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Develop, coordinate and direct activities for identifying, educating, motivating and activating allied organizations and constituencies</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Represent Planned Parenthood of the Heartland at events, internal and external task forces, coalitions, workgroups and committees as assigned</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: .25in; text-align: justify;">This position is 40 hours per week. <em>Minimum of two evenings per week with engagement events, phone banking, etc. Some weekends should be expected. </em></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Job qualifications:</strong></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Bachelor’s degree in a relate field (or 6 years of progressive related experience in lieu of degree)</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>One to three years’ experience in non-profit advocacy, organizing, political campaigns or volunteer management required</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Professional or volunteer experience in reproductive justice/women’s rights preferred</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Voter Activation Network (VAN) experience preferred</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Legislative experience beneficial</p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-indent: -.25in;"><!– [if !supportLists]–><span style="font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">         </span></span><!–[endif]–>Background check required for employment</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: .5in; text-align: center;" align="center"><strong>DIVERSE CANDIDATES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY</strong></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-align: center; line-height: normal;" align="center"><strong><em>Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is a tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy that individuals will be treated equally in consideration for and during employment regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, income or political affiliation except where a characteristic is a bona fide occupational qualification.</em></strong></p>

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