GatherX Community Lead

GatherX is an inclusive, dynamic community for young adults in the Madison area. A place of connection, intersection, and ignition, we share a core set of values – establishing inclusive community, affecting positive change, and sharing our gifts with the world. Our mission is to empower and connect our members at a point in their lives when change is inevitable – when they’re asked to join the brand new world of adulthood and expected to seamlessly navigate the surprising challenges that accompany it. We offer a point of stability, a safe space, a place where a sense of community thrives and strangers become lifelong friends.

Job Description

We are looking for a teammate who is enthusiastic about helping others build relationships and community. The GatherX Community Lead will be a part-time staff employee working in tandem with the volunteer members of the GatherX Steering Team to create, promote, and lead GatherX events and to cultivate an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all who attend. A large majority of the time commitment will be devoted to event planning.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Passion for working with and walking alongside young adults, primarily those in their 20s and 30s, and encouraging community building within that demographic
  • Demonstrated technological and communication competencies and experience
  • Experience with WordPress, Google Drive, and managing social media pages such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter preferred
  • Emotional intelligence, maturity, and leadership qualities with the ability to serve as a unifying force in building and maintaining a healthy team and organizational culture
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to self-initiate, self-monitor, and work effectively in a dynamic setting
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholder groups and consistently champion GatherX and its mission
  • Based in Madison, Wisconsin or the surrounding area
  • Ability to commit 15-20 hours a week towards GatherX
  • Experience coordinating volunteer groups and/or events
  • Must be 21 years of age or older

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary between $20,000 – $23,000 based on experience and time commitment: $20/hr.
  • Paid time off
  • Co-working space available at Christ Presbyterian Church
  • Flexible work schedule with some evening and weekend work required.
  • Possibility of working remotely; in-person attendance for events

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to: Christopher Gilbert at info@gatherx.org.