BorderLinks is hiring a full-time Program Organizer/DukeEngage Co-Coordinator starting September 2019.  

With the supervision of the Education Director, the Program Organizer plans and leads delegations, serving a wide range of constituents, including members of congregations, seminarians, community activists, and university and high school students.  The Program Organizer also develops curricula, facilitates workshops, maintains relationships with community partners, and builds new relationships in the community. This Program Organizer will also be one of the two Co-Coordinators for BorderLinks’ summer Tucson-DukeEngage Program. In collaboration with the Co-Coordinator, this position will be responsible for handling all details for DukeEngage including: writing program reports and budgets, managing internship and homestay placements, and planning and facilitating educational activities among other Duke responsibilities.   

BorderLinks seeks applicants for this position who have experience in popular education, have a deep understanding of migration and border-related issues, are bilingual (Spanish and English), and are able to work long hours when leading a delegation. 

Past applicants and people who have worked BorderLinks will be prioritized in the selection.

BorderLinks is an equal opportunity employer and we highly encourage people with the following background to apply:

  1. Local to Tucson and/or strong community ties to Tucson migrant justice organizations

  2. People directly-impacted by border enforcement and immigration policies (i.e. DACA recipients or people who hold a non-citizenship status.)

  3. LGBTQI

  4. People of Color

  5. Women

  6. People who have worked with BorderLinks in the past (i.e. community partners or delegation leaders)

About BorderLinks: BorderLinks provides educational programs focusing on immigration, criminalization and incarceration of migrants, border militarization, and social and economic justice organizing in the borderlands. Using popular education models, BorderLinks works with delegations from all over the U.S. and with individuals from the borderlands to build bridges of solidarity across the U.S.-Mexican border and across borders within our own communities to promote intercultural understanding, respect, and dialogue. Visit our website at www.borderlinks.org for a broader explanation of BorderLinks’ programs.

For the full job description click here.

The pay for this position is $35,500 on an annual basis plus health benefits.

To apply, please send us your cover letter and resume to employment@borderlinks.org. Application deadline is Monday, August 19th by 05:00 pm.

Photography provided by Nieves Montaño