Now Accepting Applications for Community Organizer

St. Anthony Park Community Council is hiring a part-time Community Organizer.  This position will report to the Executive Director, but will also take direction from Committee Co-Chairs as needed for some activities.  Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent planning/organizational skills, and maintain a high level of professionalism with a positive attitude.

Part-time @ $15/hr.  Ability to work some evening and weekend hours required.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Serve as ambassador and primary contact person to and for the neighborhood.
  • Identify issues of importance to St. Anthony Park and follow issues through civic, political, and neighborhood meetings. Inform Executive Director as needed.
  • Facilitate the flow of information between residents, businesses, neighborhood groups, and local levels of government per direction of Executive Director.
  • Manage participation by volunteers in all areas of the Council’s work.
  • Coordinate programs, activities, and events for projects as they arise.
  • Assist with grant reporting for programs you manage.
  • Manage interns assigned to programs you manage.

Committee Support

  • Support four committees: Land Use, Equity, Transportation, and Environment.
  • Confirm agendas with committee chairs at least 1 week in advance of meetings.
  • Send out meeting reminders with agendas (plus attachments such as variance request for Land Use) three days in advance of meeting dates.
  • Communicate with committee guests as needed, provide agendas.
  • Print any materials for distribution at the meetings.
  • Send out minutes after meetings with action item summary.
  • Follow up on action items with appropriate contacts, including sending resolutions from the Board, check in on committee actions as needed.
  • Confer with committees on grant opportunities that arise within their topic areas.
  • Maintain official committee records, including agendas and minutes.


  • Write, edit, and send a monthly enewsletter on the 15th of every month, featuring local organizations/projects (including Community Garden, Transition Town, SAPAS, other partners), updates from committees and Board, neighborhood events. Maintain newsletter archive on the Council website.
  • Write and submit Council news to the Bugle by the first week of the month for the following month’s issue.
  • Post notifications to social media accounts and neighborhood lists (Yahoo, Nextdoor) for all committee and Board meetings and special events.
  • Maintain the Council website with events, committee meetings/agendas and project information, archives of committee and Board minutes.


  • Stay current with technology, perform or request updates to website and computers systems/software, and assure adequate and secure backups are maintained.
  • Maintain multiple email accounts.


  • BA/BS Degree in human resources/organizational development/business management or related degree area /or 4 or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience in community development, and/or diversity and inclusion
  • Experience in meeting and event management required and a proven ability to successfully organize events is highly desirable
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word Press, and Mail Chimp
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to take initiative and work with a high sense of urgency
  • Outstanding thought leadership and passion for diversity and inclusion; demonstrated effectiveness leading diversity and inclusion related initiatives and programs is a plus
  • Excellent project management, analytical and organizational skills
  • Able to work collaboratively and proactively, while balancing a variety of priorities and workload
  • Demonstrated experience using facts and analytics to understand trends and develop solutions that lead to measurable impact on an organization
  • Be able to enhance diversity and inclusion in the Community Council to support the strategic growth of the nonprofit

Preferred Qualifications: Skills in social media, fundraising, community engagement a plus.

How To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to

Please indicate Community Organizer in the email subject line and within your cover letter.

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls please.

SAPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.