This is a historic time for our city budget! Researchers say COVID relief monies that are pouring into cities from the Federal government are freeing up money in local budgets. Cities are now able to to fund projects that have been on the back burner. We support the affordable housing trust fund being factored into Topeka's plan to help families recover from COVID-19.
We want the City Manager to move $5 million dollars of out of the $47 million into the housing trust fund by January 2022 as a one time allocation to seed on-going affordable housing efforts. Click to complete this petition so the City Manager knows just how many people want a significant down payment into the trust fund.
Topeka JUMP is hiring
Why organize with JUMP?
If hired as a community organizer with Topeka JUMP, you will learn how to organize large numbers of people to take action on significant community problems. You will start a career working with people who share your values of faith, fairness and equality. You will be part of a locally-led organization doing justice.
Organizers with Topeka JUMP will enjoy:
The satisfaction that you are making a difference and inspiring change by building the power of organized people to take direct action.
Working with diverse colleagues who are passionate about justice and equity for all.
Learning the fundamentals of community organizing, and essential skills for nonprofit administration.
$ Competitive Salary
Competitive salary and benefits packages that includes holidays, paid time off, and health insurance reimbursement.
To provide a powerful vehicle for marginalized groups in Shawnee County, Kansas to fight for justice.
To apply, click on our indeed posting.
To learn more about the position, register for an information webinar that is put on by our affiliate network, the Direct Action Research Training Center (DART)