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Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice (DART)

Posted by on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in News & Events.

On Wednesday, February 17, DART will be holding an online info session at 6 pm that will discuss careers in community organizing. All Vanderbilt students and alumni are welcome to this event, particularly students who are set to graduate this year. Sign up at


DART trains professional organizers and community organizations to work for social, economic, and racial justice. This includes:

  • Holding police departments accountable
  • Shutting down the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Reining in predatory lenders
  • Expanding access to primary health and dental care
  • Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
  • Fighting for immigrants’ rights


These positions have a starting salary of $40,000/year + benefits and start August 9, 2021 in the following areas:

  • Florida
    • St. Petersburg, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Fort Myers, Sarasota, West Palm Beach
  • Georgia
    • Savannah
  • Kansas
    • Lawrence, Topeka, Wyandotte County, Johnson County
  • Kentucky
    • Louisville, Lexington
  • South Carolina
    • Charleston

DART organizations are diverse coalitions including many low- and moderate-income, minority and immigrant communities. They strongly encourage people from these backgrounds, as well as fluent Spanish speakers and DACA recipients, to apply.


To apply for these positions, or to learn more about DART, visit and/or on Instagram.