Co-Executive Director of Advocacy and Programs



- Description

Are you a current high school student interested in Activism?...

The Co-ED for Advocacy and Programs will be tasked with managing all advocacy campaigns, advocacy projects, events and programs. While working collaboratively with the Co-ED for Strategic Initiatives on long-term program development. The Co-Executive Director will be responsible for working collaboratively to organize an annual budget of nearly $100,000+, and a diverse group of youth organizers.

Monthly Salary: $700-$900/a month

Working with UrbEd you will have access to:

  • Monthly meetings with an experienced Mentor based in Philadelphia to help you as you transition!
  • The opportunity to learn, grow and develop your passions
  • Hands-on experience being an advocate and activist for Philadelphia’s youth!
  • Access to a working space in Center City Philadelphia
  • The opportunity to collaborate with students, policy-makers, and district leaders

… And so much more!

- Requirements

  • Applicant must be a current high school student
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a Philadelphia School
  • The Co-Executive Director of Advocacy and Programs is expected to dedicate 15 hours weekly.

- Responsibilities

  • Weekly meetings with the UrbEd leadership team, direct reports, Board Committees, and the UrbEd team
  • Attending Monthly PhilaSD School Board Meetings, Council Meetings & other important Coalition and Community Meetings
  • Effectively Communicate with the UrbEd team using virtual resources (ie. Slack, Email, Zoom…)
  • Work collaboratively with the Advocacy, Communications, and Programs department to create and execute programs relevant to UrbEd’s mission.
  • Within the first year is expected the Co-Executive Director create campaign(s), Execute current campaigns (i.e. our Empowering Student Representatives), and Execute programming.
  • Lead UrbEd’s Advocacy efforts and assist in overseeing the organization
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