Appalachian Regional Coordinator (Louisville, KY)

Students for Life of America

Status: Paid - Full Time

Description:

Summary
SFLA Regional Coordinators develop and improve the effectiveness of SFLA by
working with pro-life campus groups and encouraging student participation in the pro-life
movement. A Regional Coordinator’s work includes, but is not limited to, developing
new campus groups, improving existing groups, capturing pro-life student contacts, and
encouraging student involvement in all 5 Pillars: Effective Education, Industry Impact,
Public Policy, Rapid Response, and Supportive Services. This position is core to the
general operations of SFLA of working with pro-life campus groups and encouraging
student participation in the pro-life movement. We are looking for someone with campus
pro-life experience, a passion for abolishing abortion and excellent leadership skills.
To learn about current openings, and officially apply, email Reagan Barklage at
rbarklage@studentsforlife.org

Essential Functions
• Create a vision for growth in his/her region.
o Meet with local and regional pro-life organizations and others who support
the mission to establish networks that can assist with the work of SFLA.
o Government & GOTV Coordination.
• Maintain a certain number of groups in the region.
o Start new, active pro-life groups each semester.
o Find new leads at community events or through social media.
o Travel to unique campuses throughout the year.
• Improve the quality of the pro-life groups in his/her region.
o Consulting with group leaders to help them troubleshoot problems and
provide advice.
o Organizing campus pro-life events such as displays or trainings that
support groups participating in all five pillars.
o Training students to become more effective pro-life leaders and
activists.
o Recruit students to attend the National Conference.
• Help student groups effectively end campus abortions by recruiting them to join the
Standing With You and Pro-Life Future Campaign.
• Coordinate pro-life students to Rapidly Respond to pro-abortion events in the
community.
• Collect pro-life contacts by clipboarding, using Facebook, attending meetings or
other events to grow SFLA communications.
• Communicate with students and supporters regularly via email, social media, phone
and text.
• Identify and carry out strategies to best engage students on the campuses.
• Work with the SFLA Development Coordinator to fundraise $10,000 of his/her salary
in full-time year 1.
o Networking with members of the community who support the mission of
SFLA.
o Organizing and executing fundraising events using his/her own network
and with the help of an organizing committee.
o Actively seek out potential donors and ask them to support the work of
SFLA.
o Communicating with donors through calling and mailing campaigns.
• Participate in weekly calls and daily group chats to report progress.
• Keep accurate records of group activity and leadership contact information.
• Assist the President and Director’s Team with special assignments.

Competencies
• Must have valid driver’s license, insurance, and personal vehicle to travel region.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• A positive attitude, good problem-solving skills, and a passion for serving in the pro-life field are a must.
• Some experience working or volunteering within the pro-life movement.
• Budget management as a budget will be provided within which the Regional
Coordinator is responsible for ordering all supplies, covering travel expenses, etc.
• Ability to work independently and with little direct supervision in carrying out the core
functions listed above.

Supervisory Responsibility
Although the position requires management of the Regional Coordinator’s region, there
is no internal supervisory responsibility within the role of a Regional Coordinator.
Work Environment
Regional Coordinators will work from their home base, but will spend most of their time
on campus, training and equipping students. This position requires discipline and good
time management as you are working from home and creating your own travel
schedule.
Candidates must be centrally and strategically located in the region.

Physical Demands
Regional Coordinators must be able to withstand long periods of driving/traveling.
Other physical demands may include: setting up displays, walking around campuses,
standing during display times, and participating in local and national March for Life
events. Must be able to lift 30 pounds.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time salaried position working at least 45 hours per week. Days and hours
of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours can be somewhat flexible
by request.

Travel
This position consists of a great deal of travel, as you will be visiting student groups all
throughout your region and helping them be effective on campus. When schools are in
session, you can expect to be traveling on campus 3 to 4 days per week. Non-travel
days will be spent working out of a home office.
Required Education and Experience
The full-time position requires a minimum of an Associate’s Degree, but a Bachelor’s
Degree is preferred.

Work Authorization
Must be able to successfully complete an I-9. The I-9 is used for verifying the identity
and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this
job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Experience Needed:  
Job Type: Other
State: Kentucky
Apply by Email: rbarklage@studentsforlife.org
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