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Recommend a candidate for the interfaith Community Organizing Residency (COR)
Candidates may submit applications online here.
COR Cohort 5
Applications are now being accepted for the fifth cohort of COR. The application process is open to individuals working in community-based organizations, congregations, or unions, with a minimum of 15-hours per week dedicated to community organizing.
Applications can be found here and will be accepted through December 8, 2015.
The application process includes the following stages:
November 9th-December 8th, 2015: Candidates who have submitted applications will hear back from COR Staff to schedule a phone interview.
December 2015: Candidates will be notified to schedule an in-person interview with the COR Program Director.
January 2016: Candidates will be notified about their acceptance status.
Applicants should save the following dates:
Attendance at both all-cohort retreats, in addition to regional gatherings, is required for participation in COR. Retreat travel costs are covered as part of program participation.
Opening retreat: March 2-6, 2016 (Wednesday-Sunday); Ossining, NY
Closing retreat: August 25-28, 2016 (Thursday-Sunday); Pacific Palisades, CA
Criteria for Eligibility:
Interest in strengthening a career in community organizing.
Active engagement with one’s own faith tradition and an interest in learning more about the faith traditions of others. People of all religious traditions are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Strong writing skills and an ability to think analytically. There will be a significant amount of reflection, writing, and personal investment required of all participants.
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
Fluency in English.
Applicants are required to be employed, currently or by the start of the residency, full- or part-time by a community-based organization, congregation, or union, with a minimum of 15 hours of their time each week dedicated to community organizing.
COR residents should live in one of the following areas: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco Bay Area, CA; Chicago, IL; or Twin Cities, MN.
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