TEA Fund: Seeking Organizer

Texas Equal Access Fund is seeking an experienced Organizer in Dallas,TX who will support the work of TEA Fund through the Client Engagement Program. The position is full time and pays $40-$45K plus benefits.

About Texas Equal Access Fund 
The Texas Equal Access Fund (TEA Fund) provides funding to low-income people in the northern region of Texas who are seeking abortion and cannot afford it, while simultaneously working to end barriers to abortion access through community education and shifting the current culture toward reproductive justice.

About the Client Engagement Program (CEP)
The CEP is designed to support abortion fund clients so they may:

  • participate in existing or lead new advocacy and movement building initiatives across the state

  • create new initiatives for destigmatizing and changing the culture around abortion through storytelling, art, or creative activism in their own communities

  • connect with resources and receive holistic post-abortion aftercare; be a part of a network of support for people who have had abortions via facilitated peer and counseling groups

  • become outspoken leaders in their communities and/or within our organizations through intentional leadership development pipelines, organizing, and movement building

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design creative ways to engage the communities we serve and support our clients along their journeys to becoming movement leaders

  • Develop and implement organizing strategies to center our clients’ experiences and build grassroots collective power

  • Open and foster lines of communication with clients to build trust and develop an accountable relationship

  • Develop leadership opportunities with a focus on client engagement, activation, and cultural healing through creative expression (i.e., art, music, poetry, storytelling, writing, blogging, etc)

  • Work with TEA Fund staff and volunteers to coordinate social events and activities in order to build relationships with the local community and our clients

  • Coordinate with TEA Fund’s Social Worker on developing connections and pipelines for clients across the spectrum of holistic, emotional support and organizing work

  • Develop and facilitate workshops and trainings targeted to clients and local community members

  • Engage TEA Fund’s base, including clients, in grassroots campaign activities

  • Build relationships and represent TEA Fund and our values with local organizations and collaborate on campaigns or activities related to reproductive health, rights, and justice; integrate client engagement programming into existing community efforts

  • Maintain accountability to administrative systems and procedures, including submitting expense reimbursements, credit card reconciliations, invoices, lobbying reports, and so on by the deadlines assigned, as well as submitting content for the organizational calendar Participate actively in staff meetings, retreats, and quarterly in-person board meetings

  • Represent TEA Fund in National Network of Abortion Funds programming and leadership opportunities

Chantel Hobbs