Dolores Huerta Foundation Background
Established in 2003, the DHF’s mission is to inspire and organize communities to establish volunteer
organizations empowered to pursue social justice. DHF conducts movement-building at the intersection
of race, class, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status to address the harmful and discriminatory
practices and abuses faced by marginalized individuals and families in the San Joaquin Valley. The DHF
uses a multi-pronged approach – grassroots organizing, advocacy, leadership development, and a public
relations strategy to inform narrative change.

The Role of the Youth Organizer (Full-time)
Under the direct supervision of the Youth Program Manager, the Youth Organizer will implement
of inclusive and culturally relevant programming that promotes the principles of social justice and civic
engagement. The Youth Organizer will work with a small team to implement the Youth Program to increase civic participation among low-income, disenfranchised youth and their families. The Youth Organizer will be responsible for recruiting and working with a cohort of 50 diverse youth. The Youth Organizer will facilitate classes, trainings, activities, and civic engagement projects to develop ethics, moral character, and leadership skills necessary for academic, civic and
workforce success. Team members work in a rigorous campaign style environment with regularly
scheduled Saturday classes, evening and weekend activities.

Qualifications/Requirements:
● 3-5 years’ experience working with youth education
● Social justice advocacy experience preferred
● Proficient with Microsoft applications
● Strong collaborator, able to adapt to an ever changing environment
● Reliable transportation
● Driver’s license, auto and automobile insurance is a plus
● Able to work evenings and weekends
● Written and spoken proficiency in Spanish & English a plus
● Must pass background check

Benefits: Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
● 75% of Medical Premium paid by DHF
● Paid Life Insurance
● 401(k) with 3% Employer Match
● Up to 4 weeks’ Vacation Internal learning and development programs

Please send your resume, three professional references and cover letter detailing your interest and
qualifications for the position, via email to humanresources@doloreshuerta.org subject line: “[COUNTY YOU ARE APPLYING IN]: Youth Organizer”

The Dolores Huerta Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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