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Guatemala Solidarity - NISGUA is looking for committed activists

Saturday, August 31, 2019

(rolling deadline until positions are filled)

NISGUA is looking for committed activists who are passionate about transnational movements for justice and self-determination to join our team! Opportunities are available in both our Oakland and Guatemala City offices.

U.S. Operations & Programs Coordinator

The U.S. Operations & Programs Coordinator will work from our Oakland office. 

Our new team member will be responsible for U.S. base-building and program development, including coordinating the U.S. side of all cross-border exchange activities. The U.S. Operations & Program Coordinator will also lead grassroots fundraising initiatives together with the U.S. Director, as well as carry out the organization’s financial administration. 

Anticipated Start Date: June 10, 2019

Guatemala Accompaniment Project (GAP) Coordinator

The GAP Coordinator will work from our Guatemala City office. This new team member will ensure that Guatemalan partner organizations receive effective international accompaniment through the coordination of GAP, a transformative accompanier/fellowship program.

Coordinating GAP will include selection, training, and political education for accompaniers and fellows, who act as organizers to catalyze our U.S. base to take action in the cross-border struggle for justice. The GAP Coordinator will liaise with a network of U.S-based Sponsoring Communities who partner with accompaniers to financially and politically support their work. They will also work in collaboration with NISGUA’s Strategic Planning Committee to evaluate and implement new modalities for accompaniment.

Anticipated Start Date: June 16, 2019

NISGUA is an equal opportunity employer and inclusive organization.
People of Indigenous/Central American identity/descent, multiracial/POC, poor/working class, and queer people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so apply today!