For nearly 100 years, the American Civil Liberties Union has been at the forefront of every major battle for civil liberties and social justice in this country. As leaders of the resistance, the ACLU brings together activists from all walks of life in the advancement of equality, fairness, and freedom, especially for the most vulnerable in our society.

The ACLU of Ohio seeks an Organizing Associate who  as a community organizer  identifies, recruits, trains, and manages leaders in the criminal justice reform and justice movement spaces in Ohio to end systemic inequities through policy change.

Salary Range: $40,000 - $44,000
Compensation: Salary offer shall be determined by depth and breadth of successful candidate’s knowledge and experience. Total compensation package includes generous health insurance benefits (including dental, vision, and hearing); new hires receive four (4) weeks of paid time off, accrued at approximately thirteen (13) hours per month; and eleven (11) paid federal holidays.

Application instructions
Please submit a resume and cover letter to, with the subject line ‘Organizing Associate Southeast Ohio.' Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about the position.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action statement
ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital or familial status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.