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Community Organizers work for various organizations and are mainly in charge of motivating and guiding members to work together. Typical resume samples for Community Organizers highlight tasks like ensuring coherence and integrity, attracting new members, handling the organization's website and newsletter, and maintaining a good relationship with stakeholders. The ideal candidate should demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, leadership, attention to details, organization, time management and problem-solving orientation. Those seeking to work as Community Organizers should be able to display a degree in social services or community development in their resumes.

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Community Organizer

Charged with engaging residents and anchor institutions to participate in organized urban renewal tasks to restore vibrant, diverse neighborhoods and build community. Created and implemented community-building strategies that engaged residents and anchor institutions to take action in neighborhood revitalization efforts. Identified and developed community leaders to promote and support building healthy, mixed-income residential communities; resulting in increased capacity for social change. Planned and implemented recruitment strategies to increase organization's membership, donations and volunteers. Influenced and expanded inclusiveness by encouraging diverse residents, faith based organizations, businesses and city officials to participate with community outreach events and activities. Developed, marketed and facilitated educational activities/seminars, meetings, and events; resulting in improved relationships, programs, and resources. Planned and coordinated the organization's two largest community events, totaling over 1,200 attendees annually. Created and implemented processes to evaluate the outcomes of activities, including measuring, tracking, reporting and taking appropriate follow-up action. Managed events - led fundraising initiatives for event donations; assisted with planning, organizing and implementing marketing strategies for events; and recruited and coordinated event participants and volunteers.

  • Neighborhood Beautification Project: organized the largest neighborhood clean-up in the organization's history.
  • Adopt-a-Block campaign: increased the number of Block Captain recruits by 31% and blocks adopted by 36% from previous years.
  • Implemented leadership development and training program; resulting in resident leaders enhancing volunteer recruitment and retention skills and increased memberships by 11%.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Public And Environmental Affairs
Behavioral Science
2

Community Organizer

Assisted with establishing a grassroots volunteer organization through recruitment and event planning throughout the northwest side of Chicago.

  • Trained volunteers on the Votebuilder data system used by the [company name] campaign as well as various social media outlets to build the campaign.
  • Implemented weekly events held throughout the northwest side of Chicago aimed at driving recruitment, as well as inform voters of the policies of the Obama administration.
  • Assisted with the systematic on-the-ground canvassing in swing states to inform voters of new election laws and discuss issues that pertain to the reelection of the President.
  • Managed three wards in the city of Chicago by recruiting and developing a team and communication through social media, email, and phone calls.
  • Consistently managed and ensured that two interns completed their necessary work to ensure the progress and growth of the team.
  • Regularly responsible for a team that contributed to 1500 calls a week for volunteer recruitment in order to build and expand the team throughout the Wards 33, 35. And 26 in Chicago.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History And Politics And Government
3

Community Organizer & Field Manager

Consistently a top fundraiser during our humanitarian & environmental campaigns

  • Promoted to field manager in less than 1 month, made new people feel comfortable
  • Maintained confident body language & positive attitude during inclement weather
  • Communicated clearly and effectively and overcame objections politely
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Business Psychology
4

Community Organizer

Outreach for East African community in the 5th district and increased voter turnout.

  • Coordinated with other campaigns to strategize best ways to organize diverse communities.
  • Managed and worked closely with team of fellows, interns, and volunteers.
  • Met weekly goals of 300 phone calls and 200 door-knocking.
  • Built and maintained relationship with community organizations and community leaders.
  • Translated campaign literatures from English to Somali
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Global Studies And Political Science
5

Political / Community Organizer

Provided seamless communication programs that resulted in increased visibility and community recognition.

  • Contributed to developing a homogenous relationship between many different community cultures.
  • Developed relationships with large memberships of Local Unions throughout New York and Massachusetts.
  • Planned and implemented strategic legislative, electoral and community support campaigns.
  • Analyzed key and timely policy issues in areas of legislation and collective bargaining.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Volunteer/community Organizer

Organized and implemented activities to foster student development

  • Delivered public addresses to audiences ranging from 50-320+ people on a regular basis
  • Facilitated and executed strategies to increase student retention by at least 10% at Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Fullerton College Christian Students on Campus
  • Accountable for 6 roll-calls each day on a weekly basis as a part of character cultivation
  • Cultivated and developed an affinity for the development of young people and humanitarian endeavors
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
7

Community Organizer

United States Peace Corps

  • Created and managed the regional Conference on Gender Equality, from proposal stage to grant closure. Supervised all operations including event content, promotion/communication, and logistics.
  • Facilitated large-scale agricultural projects, coordinating efforts with over 150 farmers and neighboring communities. Attained fluency in the local tribal language of Mandinka, relying on creative problem-solving to affect behavior change and utilize successful inter-culture communication.
  • Experienced in grant-writing and project proposals: successfully awarded 3 grants totaling over $10,000
  • Nominated by peers to counsel volunteers and facilitate conflict resolution as a Peer Support Contact.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Environmental Sciences, Environmental Economics And Policy
8

Community Organizer

  • Professional Development: Assisted in the professional development of other staff members, local community groups and individual leaders through creating and conducted training curriculums.
  • Volunteer Recruitment & Outreach: Increased volunteer membership by 30%
  • Research: Researched and investigated community issues, organized detailed research reports, managed research meetings with local officials, businesses and non-profits.
  • Campaign Management: Directed and assisted in four 200+ public meetings with community members and local officials. Started and lead three successful campaigns on youth civic engagement, business development and public education budgets.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Law And Society
Social Work - Non Profit Administration And Social Advocacy
9

Community Organizer

Implemented the Project Choice Program to mobilize California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) students in the prevention and/or reduction of risky behaviors associated with alcohol, tobacco, other drugs (ATOD), HIV/AIDS, and related health issues

  • Taught and mentored CSULB students to provide guidance and support in their personal and professional growth
  • Created and presented HIV/ATOD education to CSULB students and staff
  • Recruited, trained, supervised, and guided student Peer Health Advocates and Interns to conduct HIV/ATOD prevention and risk reduction via workshops, health fairs, and social media campaigns
  • Designed, distributed, and maintained up-to-date health education materials through program-related web sites, PowerPoint's, posters, press releases, and printed materials
  • Implemented Project Choice curriculum in HIV/AIDS and ATOD prevention with dynamic hands-on and project-based lessons to teach CSULB students to be Peer Health Advocates
  • Successfully outreached to over 1300 CSULB students annually
  • Developed and maintained collaborative working relationships with agencies in Long Beach to inform CSULB students of community health services
  • Collaborated in survey tool development and implementation of health needs assessment
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Science
AS
Arts
BA
Human Development
10

Volunteer-committee Member, Community Organizer, Boardmember & Leader

Organized, managed and supervised 200 + residents, to complete targeted goals

  • Planned, and facilitated community meetings of 200 + residents, and stakeholders
  • Assisted in the increase of 275+ residents active participation in improving community issues
  • Assisted in planning, managing and supervising fundraising and events
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BBA
Operations, Supply Chain Management

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