Job Opportunities

JRLC has the following job opportunities:

JRLC STATEWIDE ORGANIZER Job Announcement (PDF) posted June 6, 2014.

PURPOSE: To provide full-time organizing and interfaith social justice advocacy services to the constituents of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC), especially to the JRLC Legislative Network of volunteer leaders and advocates.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Specific responsibilities contained in a workplan developed with the JRLC Executive Director, including:

Network Development and Relationship Building
Build the infrastructure and political influence of our networks, providing needed organizing support to all volunteers, especially District Leaders and volunteer networkers. Recruit new volunteer leaders and members, especially young adults and in strategic geographic areas.

Event Planning and Management
Manage our largest annual community gathering and legislative conference, Day on the Hill. Help plan logistics of local training events, and forums.

Issue Campaigns
Increase the influence of JRLC at the Minnesota Legislature by calling our networks to prophetic actions.

Membership and Sponsorship Campaigns
Increase number of members, sponsors, donors and volunteers. Improve earned income from members and sponsors through annual campaigns and renewals.

Network and Fundraising Communications
Assist in production of e-newsletters, social media content, and reports for all JRLC constituencies. Editorial input on all documents and correspondence to further JRLC and iCAN programming and fundraising efforts.

Advancing Faithful Citizenship
Teach Christian, Jewish, and Islamic understandings of social justice and God’s call to participate in community and build just structures. Deepen understandings of prophetic advocacy for all JRLC leaders and volunteers.

Intern, Volunteer, and Contract Supervision
Work with executive director to recruit, train and supervise contractors, interns, and volunteers.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Accountable to the JRLC Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, plus 1-3 years experience. Ability to work independently and manage workplan and volunteers. Proven ability to produce polished and persuasive materials and communications. Commitment to interfaith social justice work. High level of competence with word processing, emailing, social networking, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, database management, and web content interface. Ability to work in a collegial style with flexibility, creativity, and good humor. Familiarity with and sensitivity to the constituencies of JRLC. Grounded in a faith tradition. Knowledge of congregational life and volunteerism. Occasional weekend, evening hours and in-state travel. Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle helpful.

COMPENSATION: Beginning annual salary of $37,500 to $40,000. Health, dental, pension, disability, vacation, and holiday benefits as provided by the JRLC/Minnesota Council of Churches human resources policy.

To Apply you must submit: 1) COVER LETTER, 2) APPLICATION FORM, AND 3) RESUME TO:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at: MN Council of Churches, 122 W Franklin Ave Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN  55404
Position open until filled. Check for search status.


JRLC INTERN, Summer of 2014 (unpaid, unless arranged with mission fund or academic institution).

PURPOSE: To provide grassroots campaign services and policy research to the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC), and JRLC’s Interfaith Children’s Advocacy Network (iCAN).
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities will be derived from work plan developed with the JRLC Executive
Director. Areas of responsibility may include:

Membership and Sponsorship Campaigns
Issue Campaigns

Network and Fundraising Information Management
Event Planning and Management
Policy Research and Drafting of Memos
Voter Engagement Activities 

ACCOUNTABILITY: Accountable to the JRLC Executive Director.
Send this application form along with letter or email of inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 122 Franklin Ave W Ste 315, Minneapolis, MN  55404.

The Joint Religious Legislative Coalition is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.