Voice for Refuge Action Fund (VRAF) is the first refugee-centered 501(c)4 organization dedicated to advocating for pro-refugee policies and holding local, state, and national policy makers accountable to refugee communities. We are standing alongside and elevating refugee voices in the fight for justice and equality.
Voice for Refuge seeks a Managing Director to grow the organization into a leader in the C4 space and to build the political power of former refugees in their communities. Activities will include researching and mapping national, state and local elections; ranking and engaging policy makers and candidates; resourcing refugees to vote and run for office; and ensuring compliance with election laws and C4 regulations.
The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment. They should be a strategic thinker with strong written and verbal communications skills and a knack for relationship building. They will have political and community organizing experience as well as direct experience working with refugee communities in the U.S.
The managing director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day work of the organization and, working with communications, policy, grassroots, fundraising, and political staff and partners, executing the strategic plan. Responsibilities include::