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[CLOSED] Job opening: Housing Organizer

Well known tenant rights organization seeks an experienced Housing Organizer to create tenant associations to fight harassment and displacement on the Lower East Side, and to staff a multi-building tenant coalition.  Participate in city-wide housing campaigns to strengthen housing code enforcement, strengthen the rent laws and promote affordable housing.  Job requires door knocking, evening meetings, ability to work as a team, build consensus, have a good understanding of organizing principles and practices, NYC and NYS housing laws and rent regulations, and be committed to developing leadership in a multi-cultural community. Applicant should have at least two years of organizing experience, good public speaking skills, and an interest in building the affordable housing movement. College degree. preferred, bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred but not required. The salary is commensurate with experience. Health and dental benefits included. Employer offers a 401k retirement plan.

Proficiency preferred in usage of Google Apps Suite, Microsoft Office, and Windows 7.

CSC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply to this position, please e-mail Executive Director Steve Herrick at steveh@coopersquare.org, and attach a resume and a cover letter.