Southern Field Coordinator

Students for Life of America

Status: Paid - Full Time


The Southern Field Coordinator will assist the Southern Regional Manager with maintaining and improving SFLA groups in the region. The Field Coordinator will develop and improve the effectiveness of SFLA by working with pro-life campus groups and encouraging student participation in the pro-life movement. A Field 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.

This position will require a substantial amount of travel, in order to grow the Southern Region, and will be based out of Birmingham, AL.
The Field Team Operations Coordinator will also assist in putting ideas to action in the South, and may also be asked to assist with occasional administrative tasks such as data-entry.

Essential Functions for the Field Team Intern
• Create a vision for growth in the South
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 and start 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 the South.
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 be 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 carryout strategies to best engage students on the campuses.
• Work with the SFLA Development Coordinator to fundraise $10,000 of his/her salary each year.
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.
• Assist the Regional Manager and the C4 team in passing pro-life legislation.
• Participate in weekly calls and daily group chats to report progress.
• Keep accurate records of group activity and leadership contact information.
• Work with Regional Manager in supporting regional health
• Assist with administrative tasks
• Data entry
• Other duties as assigned

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) and online search engines. Must be teachable to learn SFLA investor database. Candidates must be self- motivated, a good problem solver, have an entrepreneurial spirit, expert multi-tasker, maintain confidentiality, able to work independently, and be a highly-organized person. Candidates must have knowledge of grammar rules and utilize the oxford comma.

Supervisory Responsibility
Although the position requires management of the Field Coordinator’s region, there is no internal supervisory responsibility within the role.

Work Environment
The Southern Field Coordinator will work from their home base, but will spend most of their time traveling to be on campus to table, train, and equip students. This position requires discipline and good time management as you are working from home and creating your own travel schedule.

Physical Demands
The Southern Field Coordinator 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 community 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 typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours can be somewhat flexible by request.

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.

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.

Please, send all inquires to Sarah Zarr and

Experience Needed:   At least 1-2 years’ experience in pro-life working/volunteering.
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State: Alabama
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