Job: Community Organizer

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Title Community Organizer
Categories Administration, Business, Community, Public Policy
Salary Internship
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

Community Organizer


FlushingLogo-2000The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Communications Associate who will commit to working a minimum of twenty hours a week. Exact days and times of work are flexible. The Associate will have the opportunity to contribute to all of the Flushing Chamber’s work, but will focus on specific projects including: developing and implementing a community outreach and engagement strategy for the Flushing Chamber, coordinating placemaking initiatives that bring people together, and managing volunteers. The Associate will also be responsible for other office tasks, as needed.




  1. Build & Implement Community Outreach Strategy (40%)
  • Generate and implement a 12-month outreach plan to recruit and retain members, volunteers, and supporters for the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce.
  • Document and create profiles of members that can be used to promote the diversity of our community as well as promote the amazing businesses and the people behind them.


  1. Community Management (40%)
  • Conduct outreach and manage volunteers for community projects, with a focus on local residents and businesses.
  • Develop a system for managing and keeping track of members, volunteers, and supporters.


  1. General Office Support and Administration (20%)
  • Participate in Flushing Chamber’s overall strategy and program development.
  • Contribute to office event management and general community outreach.
  • Perform various administrative office tasks as directed.



  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills (bilingual ability preferred).
  2. Demonstrated interest in public policy, advocacy and community development.
  3. Strong command of Microsoft Office, web-based and social media applications.
  4. Flexibility and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events.
  5. Positive attitude and ability to work cooperatively in a diverse team environment.
  6. Interest in working within a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving the local community.


Compensation & Benefits: Associates are unpaid. College credits may apply. Monthly MetroCard provided.


To Apply: Please send resumes to John@FlushingChamber.NYC with the subject “Community Organizer.”


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