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Associate Director

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The Associate Director assumes a key leadership role at Detention Watch Network in the areas of fundraising, organizational sustainability, membership and network development, and coordination of the Network's operations. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Associate Director fosters the formation of a national grassroots network and mutually supportive partnerships among members and allies. The position will be based in DWN's Washington, D.C. office.


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The DWN Organizer will help build the power of the network and our members by recruiting new organizations and individuals to join; and growing DWN's capacity to support local, regional and national efforst challenging detention. The Organizer will work with members to implement a national campaign; engage in public education, outreach and ally building activities; and coordinate key membership calls and events. This is a temporary staff position, preferably based in Chicago and is expected to be one year in duration but may extend depending on funding.