Racial Equity Associate


GROUNDBREAKERS

Company Description

GroundBreakers is a global nonprofit leadership network and multimedia hub supporting local leaders and communities in 65+ countries. Our mission is to amplify local change to accelerate global impact.

We work across our focus areas Human Rights; Civil Society; Economic Development; Conflict & Peacebuilding; Climate & Environment; Education; and Public Health.

We are seeking dynamic Racial Equity Associates to join our Racial Equity team. Our Racial Equity team is currently engaging our network of community leaders in creating a guidebook of best practices and action items in building antiracist communities and social movements. This guidebook is a collaborative effort aimed to support frontlines racial equity work and leadership.

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates with passion for racial equity and strong skillsets in research, writing, and engaging with teams and communities.

This position is a remote, unpaid, volunteer internship until September with the possibility to extend.

Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 EST on June 4, 2021. All applicants please submit a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Racial Equity Associate will provide strategic, research, and writing support to the Racial Equity team at GroundBreakers.

Racial Equity Associates will work closely with the Racial Equity team as well as help coordinate with the Media team. This position will report to the Team Lead of Network Engagement & Media at GroundBreakers.

As a Racial Equity Fellow for GroundBreakers, your duties would include:

  • Conducting needs assessments with racial equity leaders to help inform the most relevant and impactful programming possible;
  • Conducting research on successful implementation of antiracism practices within nonprofits and social movements;
  • Conducting research and surveys to inform the Racial Equity Guidebook as a resource centralizing best practices for leaders and grassroots organizations;
  • Supporting event planning and management for the Racial Equity events;
  • Collaborating with the GroundBreakers Media Team on promoting content and engaging the GroundBreakers network of local leaders.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated commitment to racial equity required.
  • Prior experience in interviewing and writing is highly desired.
  • Experience with graphic design tools including Canva highly desired.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills.
  • Dedication to contributing to a positive, inclusive, and supportive work environment and being a strong team player required.
  • Candidates must be self-directed and able to work independently.

Additional information

Team Culture

GroundBreakers is a collaborative work environment that is currently fully remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are guided by our team values of respect; empathy; accountability; transparency; inclusivity critical thinking; and mutual exchange & support.

GroundBreakers is an equal opportunity workplace.

We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women and LGBTQIA+ candidates. GroundBreakers does not tolerate any form of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, ethnicity, ability, or veteran status.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team where the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

Additional Information

Team Culture

GroundBreakers is a collaborative work environment that is currently fully remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are guided by our team values of respect; empathy; accountability; transparency; inclusivity critical thinking; and mutual exchange & support.

GroundBreakers is an equal opportunity workplace.

We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women and LGBTQIA+ candidates. GroundBreakers does not tolerate any form of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, ethnicity, ability, or veteran status.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team where the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

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