Khmer Girls in Action (KGA) mission is to build a progressive and sustainable Long Beach community that works for gender, racial and economic justice led by Southeast Asian and Khmer young women. KGA develops the leadership and power of Southeast Asian youth to lead campaigns to create social change. The Lead Organizer primary responsibility is to lead and coordinate KGA’s grassroots youth organizing work in Long Beach through base-building, leadership development, and other activities with high school students and lead in KGA’s local and statewide organizing campaigns. This position will oversee the base building and campaign work. We are looking for someone who will be both a junior strategist in the organization as well as work intensively with our organizing director and team to help them reach their fullest potential in base-building, leadership development and winning strategic issue campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who has a vision and strong desire to build KGA’s power, but also loves to implement movement work, and work directly with organizers and youth leaders to build a strong, powerful base. This position is for someone who prefers being in the field, working with organizers and leaders to get them to be the best organizers and leaders possible within communities of color.

Check out the full job description below and if this role aligns with you and how you want to serve our community, please send a resume and cover letter, demonstrating your interest and qualifications, and at least three references to with the subject line “Lead Organizer – your name.”

This position will remain open until filled; early applications are strongly encouraged.

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