current openings

Chief of Staff

A note from our Organization- While we are welcoming resumes this position is on pause for a few months.

Dream Defenders, a National Black Freedom Organization, is seeking a dedicated Chief of Staff to join our team. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Chief of Staff will play a pivotal role in ensuring organizational efficiency, strategic alignment, and effective communication. This position requires a dynamic leader with a passion for social justice and proven experience in organizational management. The Chief of Staff is responsible for the development of Dream Defenders and its subsidiaries, financial management strategy and contributing to the development of the organization’s strategic goals. He/she/they acts as the liaison between top management and employees and/or other stakeholders and provides oversight and guidance to programmatic projects of high importance. 


Dream Defenders is seeking a Medic to provide community-based crisis intervention services. These services are housed under the Healing and Justice Center. The Freedom House Mobile Crisis Unit (FH) exists to respond to mental health, substance abuse and homeless-related emergencies and dispatch a team of medics, crisis workers, and medical doctors in response to calls through our 1-866-SAFEMIA line. 

Freedom House provides a non-police mobile response to mental health crises. Under direction, the FH Medic provides community-based crisis intervention services for children and adults with mental health and/or substance use needs on mobile crisis and mobile evaluation teams which includes direct client contact in the community, partnering with law enforcement, crisis intervention, field clinical assessments, outreach services, and other related duties as assigned.The FH team deals with a wide range of mental health-related crises, including conflict resolution, welfare checks, substance abuse, suicide threats, and more, relying on trauma-informed de-escalation and harm reduction techniques. FH provides a non-police mobile response to mental health crises. Mobile crisis interventions are face-to-face, short-term, intensive mental health services provided during a mental health exacerbation. Our team is made up of a crisis worker, a medical professional, or a peacemaker trained in conflict resolution. 

National Organizing Director

Dream Defenders is seeking a passionate and visionary National Organizing Director to lead and coordinate our grassroots organizing efforts across the United States. As the National Organizing Director, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to build our base, develop community trust, and mobilize our membership in fighting for social, racial, and economic justice. This integral role requires a dynamic leader with exceptional organizing skills, a deep commitment to social change, and a comprehensive understanding of the political landscape.

VR Quality Control Coordinator

Dream Defenders seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented person to join our team to administer Blocks & the database that we use to track Voter Registration. The primary roles of this position are  A) to help administer the Blocks database and manage the quality control process which includes tracking and verifying voter registration data.  B) This role will also have a leading role in maintaining our voter registration data and training, and supporting our organizers as they use Blocks and other tools and technology to improve the efficacy of their voter registration work. This is a temporary part time position with an anticipated start date in mid June and an end date of November 8th.

Voter Registration Fellows

Dream Defenders is hiring a team of part-time Fellows to help the organization in the success of its statewide youth voter registration and voter education program for 2024 elections. They will be responsible for day to day voter registration to engage and turn out young Black and Brown voters so we can build the political power of our generation in order to transform Florida.  They will  work in a fast-paced campaign environment. They will recruit and  train volunteers, organize campus voter registration events and engage youth voters at community events. This is an in-person position that will require travel throughout an assigned turf. This is an exempt, temporary and part time position. 

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