JESPA – Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association

Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association

Entry Level Organizer

Based in Golden, CO


Job Posting: Entry Level Organizer
Organization: Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association (JESPA)
Position: Entry Level Organizer
Location: Golden, CO (Jefferson County)
Type: Salaried, Varied Schedule
Application Deadline: October 15, 2023

About JESPA: JESPA, the Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association, is a dynamic organization dedicated to advocating for the rights and well-being of Education Support Professionals (ESPs). With a mission to foster a collaborative and supportive environment for all members, JESPA strives to enhance working conditions, professional development opportunities, and the overall quality of education within the community.

Job Description: We are seeking a motivated Entry Level Organizer to join our team. This role will be instrumental in organizing efforts, community engagement, and supporting our mission to advance the rights of Education Support Professionals. If you are a proactive individual with a passion for organizing, member engagement, and advocacy, we encourage you to apply.


  1. Collaborate with experienced organizers to plan and execute organizing campaigns.
  2. Assist in member recruitment and engagement initiatives.
  3. Engage with members to understand their needs and concerns.
  4. Conduct outreach to potential members and community partners.
  5. Assist in organizing events, workshops, and meetings.
  6. Provide administrative support for organizing efforts.
  7. Collect and analyze data to enhance organizing strategies.
  8. Attend team meetings and contribute to campaign planning.


  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  3. Passion for education and commitment to the goals of JESPA, and some familiarity with issues affecting ESPs (Education Support Professionals).
  4. Basic knowledge of labor/community organizing or related fields.
  5. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  6. Flexibility in work schedule to accommodate organizing activities.
  7. Basic computer skills and proficiency in social media platforms.
  8. Willingness to learn and adapt to organizing best practices.
  9. Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  10. High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree or relevant coursework.
  2. Spanish language proficiency.
  3. Knowledge of organizing principles and campaign planning.
  4. Basic understanding of database management, Microsoft office,
  5. Understanding of education policy and collective bargaining.

Compensation: This is a full-time salaried position starting at $45,000 plus benefits.

Application Process:
For more information about JESPA, visit our website at jeffcoespa.org. To apply, please submit your résumé, a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and interests in organizing, and any other relevant materials to vflores@coloradoea.org Applications will be accepted until October 15, 2023.

JESPA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We encourage individuals from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply and join our team in making a difference in the lives of Education Support Professionals and the students they serve.

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