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Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for our organization.

We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or upload your resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

Positions Available

Part-Time Community Organizer Position in Springfield, IL Region


Faith Coalition for the Common Good seeks to fill a part time organizing position with an ambitious and hard-working Community Organizer who will be responsible for helping to expand a powerful faith and value-based organization in the Springfield, IL region. The job will begin as a part-time position and may potentially turn into a full time position.

We seek someone with experience working with communities, who has self-confidence in working in diverse environments; who seeks the opportunity to engage in social justice work; is committed to the development of community leadership; and, has a history of working well with others.

The Faith Coalition is an institutionally based network of congregations, labor unions and organizations committed to building community and seeking justice and equity.

Our mission is to work collaboratively for racial equity, civic engagement, a fair economy and participatory decision making. The Faith Coalition trains ordinary people to become leaders in their community and impact laws, policies and procedures. We transform institutions and their members to build the power to address issues most affecting them, like jobs, transportation, affordable housing and immigration reform.


The salary is competitive and based on experience. The position includes the opportunity to be trained and coached in the art of community organizing within the Gamaliel Network.

Applicants should send a cover letter (maximum two pages) and resume describing qualifications, interest in the position and availability for preliminary interview dates. Please include two professional references.

Ability to speak Spanish would be beneficial but not required. We encourage everyone to apply and particularly would appreciate applicants who are women, people of color and people with unique abilities.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Juan F. Soto, Director of Gamaliel of llinois/Iowa and

Shelly Heideman, Director of Faith Coalition for the Common Good,

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 15, 2019


Minimum Education Required:

2-year degree

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