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Hiring Professional Organizer/Executive Director for

Faith-Based Social Justice Power Organization in

Lansing, Michigan

Action of Greater Lansing is seeking a Lead Organizer/Executive Director experienced in congregation centered community organizing to recruit new membership and identify, train, and organize community leaders to address local and regional issues such as education, health care delivery, and immigrant rights.

The Lead Organizer/Executive Director must be: a strategic thinker, able to inspire others to act, willing to take risks, self-motivated, and have a deep desire to work for racial and economic justice in our society.  Must have administrative experience and the ability to work effectively across cultures. Bilingual, Spanish speaking preferred.


Successful inexperienced candidates will be required to attend the 7-day residential Gamaliel National Leadership Training within 90 days of start date.  Expenses paid by Action of Greater Lansing.  See for training dates and locations.


Successful candidates will be invited to interview with the search committee during work hours on September 26 and 27, 2016. 


Action of Greater Lansing is an affiliate of Gamaliel, a network of forty-five power organizations in the United States and South Africa.  Equal opportunity employer.  Women and persons of color strongly urged to apply. Starting Salary $45 to $50K based on experience. 


E-mail Cover Letter and Resumes to Sister Cheryl Liske, Gamaliel of Michigan, by midnight September 19, 2016.  



Organizational Progress


Action of Greater Lansing incorporated in the state of Michigan in 1998 and re-constituted in 2011as a Gamaliel network affiliate is a non-profit community organization that fights for fairness and justice in the Greater Lansing area. The ultimate goal of Action of Greater Lansing is to unite the various religious and secular organizations in the greater Lansing area as members of a faith based community organization whose purpose is to achieve the wellbeing of all people in this area through a process of education, dialogue, and direct action.

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