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Now Hiring: temporary Part-time Education Justice Organizer

Are you a self-starter, goal-oriented, and believe in the power of people to create change through collective action? Are you passionate about education, racial, and economic justice?

About CPI

The Center on Policy Initiatives is an independent nonprofit that has been at the forefront of the fight for economic justice since 1997. We are the San Diego County people’s think tank. We conduct research, generate policy solutions, advance leadership development, and build alliances to win policies that benefit working families and diverse communities.

About the Position

The part-time Organizer will help advance CPI’s education justice work by engaging and building power among students and parents to drive long-term change in the San Diego Unified School District. Working as part of a team, the Organizer will spend the majority of the time in the field, meeting and engaging people where they are.

Core Responsibilities

Hours and Time Period

This is a temporary part-time position, for about 20 hours per week, starting approximately June 12, 2023, through December 15, 2023. Dates are flexible.


CPI’s salaries are competitive and reflect our commitment to economic justice and equal pay for equal work. This is a non-exempt (hourly) position with a pay range from $31.58 per hour to $38.87 per hour. This position is eligible for and receives paid sick leave and holidays.

How to Apply

Interested? Submit your resume through ZipRecruiter and an introduction of yourself describing your experience and why you want to do this work.

This position is rolling until filled. No phone calls please. Given the high volume of applications we receive, it is not possible for us to contact all candidates. We are also unable to accept calls or direct e-mails regarding the status of applications.

Interview activity will be conducted primarily by phone or Zoom. CPI’s offices are in San Diego and we currently have a hybrid work environment.

The Center on Policy Initiatives respects, values and celebrates the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We believe our strength lies in the broad range of people and partners we work with and represent. Inclusion is a driver of our institutional excellence and we seek out the participation of women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees, board members, and volunteers.

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