The School Advocacy Coordinator will:

  • Work closely with day schools to grow Teach Florida’s activist and ambassador networks through meeting, cultivating, and training school parents, teachers, administration and lay leaders
  • Recruit and cultivate relationships with 20 community members to be organization lay leaders and influencers for assigned schools
  • Build and maintain relationships with the day school community
  • Recruit administrative, parent and lay leader representatives at each school
  • Train school representatives how to advocate, vote, and empower others to do the same
  • Visit schools a minimum three schools per week
  • Expand Teach Florida’s voter database and voter registration activities in South Florida
  • Manage day school GOTV strategy including identifying and managing school volunteer activists, registering voters, assisting in school voter communications and school GOTV events
  • Engage day school constituents in action alerts, rallies and other advocacy activities
  • Represent Teach Florida at various school and community events and forums
  • Assist in execution of all Teach Florida events including annual Legislative Breakfast
  • Participate in all fundraising events and campaigns to raise annual budget

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Highly motivated self-starter who can initiate and maintain contacts, relationships, projects, meetings and events
  • Strong capacity to friend and fundraise to build Teach Florida and accomplish our goals
  • Be well-organized, detail-oriented, dependable and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people of all ages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work and stay poised under pressure
  • Committed to Jewish day school education, fair government funding of nonpublic schools and activism

Helpful Skills:

  • Experience with voter databases and voter outreach
  • Knowledge of the legislative process
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp or other communications software
  • Relationships with nonpublic schools in Florida