Seeking full-time Advocacy Coordinator for the duration of Washington state’s legislative session to coordinate grassroots advocacy activities for A Way Home Washington, the statewide movement to prevent and end youth homelessness.
A Way Home Washington (AWHWA), a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks, is mission-driven to prevent and end youth and young adult homelessness across Washington state. AWHWA partners with the state Office of Homeless Youth, philanthropic foundations, advocates, and service providers who support over 13,000 unaccompanied young people experiencing homelessness in Washington. AWHWA leads and coordinates these stakeholders as we work collectively to build a statewide system so that local communities can respond to youth and young adult homelessness in their areas.
As an Advocacy Coordinator, in partnership with the leadership of the AWHWA team, you will cultivate and support grassroots volunteer advocates from AWHWA’s statewide network of partner organizations. Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for recruiting and briefing advocates, directing communication and engagement streams with the Washington State Legislature, legislative research, impact tracking, managing event logistics and providing grassroots advocate support and mobilization.
**This is a limited-term position. The duration of this position is during the legislative session in Olympia, or four-six months.**
Little or no exertion, may require extended periods at a computer. May occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Hours and Travel
This is a full-time, exempt position for the duration of the Washington state legislative session. Regular office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST, may include occasional evening or weekend hours for special events.
AWHWA is committed to hiring a culturally diverse candidate and strongly encourages applications from individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, females, and people of color.
TSNE MissionWorks envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/A Way Home Washington will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.