Richmond Our Power Coalition Coordinator 

Position Announcement


The Richmond Our Power Coalition advances a just transition in Richmond to a regenerative, non-extractive economy, democratically governed by frontline community leadership, and grounded in racial justice. 


The Richmond Our Power Coalition is a fiscally sponsored project of Urban Tilth. This is position will be an administrative employee of Urban Tilth and will be accountable to implementing the Richmond Our Power Coalition work plans and priorities.

Position Description

The Richmond Our Power Coalition is excited to announce an immediate opening for a full time Coordinator for the Richmond Our Power Coalition. The Richmond Our Power Coalition Coordinator will play a crucial role in building a multi-racial Richmond Our Power Coalition to further a just transition and amplify the stories of our coalition and member organizations’ just transition solutions in Richmond. 


The Richmond Our Power Coalition Coordinator is supervised by Communities for a Better Environment’s (CBE’s) Northern California Program Director and is based in CBE’s Richmond office; however, the position will report to the 9-member Richmond Our Power Coalition comprised of Urban Tilth, Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), Communities for a Better Environment (CBE), Rich City Rides, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), Safe Return Project, Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA), Cooperation Richmond and Richmond LAND, which will  guide work planning priorities.  

Roles & Responsibilities

Coalition Building (60%)

  • Continue to build and strengthen the Richmond Our Power Coalition

  • Organize coalition members, including outreach, recruitment, orientation and retention of coalition members

  • Coordinate the development of the vision, agenda, goals, and strategy for the coalition, including planning an annual retreat and workplan

  • Facilitate coalition meetings

  • Maintain and develop relationships with coalition members and strategic partners

  • Create opportunities for mutual connection and mutual support among coalition members

  • Represent the Richmond Our Power Coalition in priority movement building spaces and connect resources and trainings to coalition members

  • Facilitate campaign goals & activities, including the coordination of all-coalition efforts (past examples are the General Assembly and Sol2Sol)

  • Work with the finance and fundraising committee to develop and manage the Our Power Coalition budget and fundraise

  • Develop personal and professional growth and leadership

Campaign Building (40%)

  • Understand, uplift, and connect the work of member organizations to a public audience under the Our Power Campaign.   

  • Leverage relationships with existing resources and models at state and national levels

  • Support the coalition members in providing political education and training around the just transition framework, concepts, and strategies.   

  • Document narratives to amplify the story of Richmond’s just transition work

  • With the communications committee, create and implement a communications plan to connect all the member organizations, increase the visibility of Our Power, and bring in supporters


  • $55,000 - $65,000 salary range depending on experience

  • Benefits include medical, dental and life insurance 

  • Paid time off: Sick leave, holidays & vacation

How To Apply:

Send cover letter,  resume and references via email to:


ATTN: Hiring Committee

Richmond Our Power Coalition

People with familiarity and personal connection to Richmond are strongly encouraged to apply.