Kansas Appleseed is a statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to the belief that Kansans, working together, can build a state full of thriving, inclusive, and just communities. We're working for a future where:
Job Title: Advocate
Job Status: Full time
Location: Remote work from home environment, based in Southeast Kansas
Work Schedule: Typical daytime office hours with some evening/weekends required
Reports to: Thriving Campaign Director
Travel: Regular regional travel and occasional overnight travel for conferences and meetings
Positions Supervised: Will supervise volunteers, may supervise interns as time and work allows
Position Summary: The Thriving Advocate performs a variety of duties involved in providing support and advocacy to ensure all Kansans in Southeast Kansas have access to affordable food. The Advocate will work with others to better understand hunger issues facing Kansans and will advocate for effective policy enactment and implementation related to creating more just, inclusive and thriving Kansas communities.
Essential Duties: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Desired Experience and Skills:
Education and Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in anti-hunger work, advocacy, or social services. Post high-school education is preferred but not required.
Computer Skills: Strong proficiency with Google software, Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn project management software and NGP-VAN.
Work Environment: Combination of remote work environment and in-office and/or in-person work.
Pay and Benefits: $42,000-$47,000 per year, depending on experience. Employer-paid medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 3% match to organization-sponsored IRA, vacation (three weeks), health leave (two weeks), and 16 paid holidays. This is a grant-funded position through May 31, 2024, with the possibility of extended funding.
We strongly encourage people from historically underrepresented communities to apply. Kansas Appleseed believes diversity and inclusion strengthen our communities and workplaces. Kansas Appleseed does not discriminate based on race, gender identity, religion, age, ethnicity, disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, or citizenship status.
To Apply: Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line "Advocate." Incomplete applications will not be considered. Review of applications will begin on October 8.