Position title
Community Organizing for Immigration

Position Overview 

Hope CommUnity Center is hiring a part-time Community Organizer for immigration.  HCC is a grass roots community organization that works to stand in solidarity with immigrants and all who are tenacious and courageous against all systems of oppression.  We are seeking a passionate, strategic, and dedicated leader to work with colleagues and external partners alike to bring meaningful positive change to Central Florida’s vulnerable communities.  The organizer will lead a small group of community members, and volunteers to create and implement a strategic community organizing plan to build 50 committees to create long-term power in Central Florida. This would be done through training in political education and leadership training. This individual will listen to the community, create community-led local campaigns for social change. We are looking for a leader with a strong equity lens to social change and they will support internal and external process for personal, organizational, and societal change.


Essential Functions and Tasks 

  • Engage with community members and assess their needs. 
  • Assists community members with preparation of forms for Medicaid, taxes, unemployment, and food stamps. 
  • Provide information and or refer community members to public or private agencies and community services for assistance. 
  • Provide resources, guidance, and support to newly arrived immigrant families.  
  • Track client services and utilization of Hope Community resources. 
  • Contact and meet with community partners to build and maintain organizational partnerships. 
  • Assist with addressing food insecurity by providing donations of food and by referring community members to other organizations when needed.  
  • Assist with the creation of a “contacts database” inclusive of partnering organizations, resources, and community services.  
  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or equivalent work experience preferred 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Good listening skills 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Desire to be a team player who works well with other staff. 
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge – word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team  
  • Patience, resourceful, compassion, flexibility  
  • Ability to relate to people of different cultures and traditions  
  • Good decision-making skills  
  • Good written and verbal communication skills  
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish or English and Portuguese) 

Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Lynn Devanie, at 407-880-4673, ext 222

Job Location
Working Hours
Generally, Monday to Friday 9:30-6:00 with regular weekend and evening hours required to accommodate working community members’ schedules 25hours/week.
Date posted
October 22, 2023
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