ROOTS is Hiring: Applications due July 13!

The Alternate ROOTS staff at our December Face-to-Face meeting. Photo: Melisa Cardona.


June 16, 2023


ROOTS is Hiring!


We are hiring for one full-time position, and one part-time fellowship position!

  • Finance Manager (full-time)
  • Justice Advocacy Fellow (part-time)


The Finance Manager applies generally accepted accounting principles to manage the financial activities of Alternate ROOTS, including financial analysis and planning, accounting operations and reporting, budgeting, and external audits. This position ensures that Alternate ROOTS meets all its statutory and compliance obligations, including statutory accounting issues.

The Finance Manager position is a full-time, 40 hours per week, exempt position that is fully remote. In addition to a competitive salary – which is listed on the job posting – total compensation includes:

  • A fully remote work environment, with flexibility to meet your schedule
  • 2 weeks vacation (to start), 3 floating holidays, 7 wellness days and 3 weeks of office closure days for holidays and end of the year staff reflection
  • Monthly office and wellness stipends
  • Annual individual professional development funds
  • Medical insurance paid at 100% for staff members
  • Vision, dental, and other ancillary benefits
  • Non-elective 401k contributions (regardless of the employee contribution)
  • Paid 6 month sabbatical after 6 years of service


The Justice Advocacy Fellow is an effective communicator and administrator and has demonstrated knowledge of and skills in local and state government advocacy work. They will work closely with the Alternate ROOTS Executive Director and Operations Team and a national advocacy network to ensure timely communication to member constituents, clear calls for advocacy action, and capturing of impact stories to motivate political movement.

The Justice Advocacy Fellow position is a remote part-time position that entails 4-8 hours of work per week. Additionally, the fellow will receive a monthly stipend that is listed on the job posting.


Application Deadline
Thursday, July 13, 2023

Target Start Date
Finance Manager: Late August 2023
Justice Advocacy Fellow: Late July to mid-August 2023

How to Apply
Review the job descriptions, which are posted on Work for Good. Applications will be submitted via a form on ROOTS’ website. Links for both job description and application form are below:

  • Review the Finance Manager position HERE – submit your application HERE
  • Review the Justice Advocacy Fellow position HERE – submit your application HERE

Alternate ROOTS is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming individuals, LGBTQ folks, people with disabilities, and progressive visionaries are encouraged to apply.

Alternate ROOTS will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, sexual harassment, political affiliation, personal appearance, family responsibilities or status as a covered veteran or any other attribute or characteristic protected by law in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

All applications and expressed interest in this position will be handled confidentially. 

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.