Justice Action Team Coordinator – Leadership Opportunity

General Summary
Updated: November 2022
Team: Justice Action Teams
Time Commitment: 5 hours / month (2 year commitment)

UUJMCA is for 4 Justice Action Team coordinators of justice advocates with diverse backgrounds and identities. These teams will meet monthly in order to set programming goals as well as develop UUJMCA programming.

Description of the Justice Action Team Coordinators
Along with UUJMCA staff, coordinate a team of volunteers and local justice advocates in gathering information about local and statewide UU justice work and justice partners, maintain a database of legislation and legislative progress, and assist with UUJMCA justice programing.

General Duties 
Coordinator will assist in developing and organizing one of our 4 Justice Action Teams: Environment, (EJAT), Immigrant (IJAT), Queer-LGBTQ+ (QJAT) and Reproductive (RJAT).

Coordinator will host along with UUJMCA staff, a monthly meeting of volunteers and justice partners.

Coordinator assist with communications between volunteers and partners

Coordinator will be expected to meet monthly and Annual Leadership Meeting.

Coordinator shall not receive any compensation for their services beyond any reimbursement for ordinary expenses as defined by Board of Trustees Policy, “Reimbursement for Ordinary Expenses”

Each Coordinator will hold a particular portfolio (aka focus area).

  • Environmental Justice
  • Immigrant Rights
  • Queer (LGBTQ+) Rights
  • Reproductive Rights

UUJMCA asks that Team members be enthusiastic about progressive justice engagement both locally and statewide across California, embrace shared and team leadership, have strong communications and creative skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and work as a team. Additionally, UUJMCA asks Team members to hold a commitment to UU Values, and progressive justice engagement.

Tools to be Used
Coordinators will need to be able to use Google Workspace (formerly Google Suite and similar to Microsoft Office), Monday.com (content database and project management).

About the UUJMCA
UUJMCA works to develop the skills of civic engagement and faith-rooted organizing in our Unitarian Universalist congregations so that Unitarian Universalists across California can educate, organize, and advocate for public policies that uphold the worth and dignity of every person, further justice, equity, and compassion in human relations, ensure use of the democratic process, protect religious freedom, and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence.

How to Join the Team
People with disabilities, people of color, indigenous people, Hispanic/Latinx, and LGBTQ persons are encouraged to apply. UUJMCA is committed to developing a diverse and talented team. If you are excited about this opportunity to serve California UUs but are unsure whether you meet 100% of the requirements, we encourage you to contact Pastor AJ Blackwood at leadership@uujmca.org.

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