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Latino Community Fund of Washington State (LCF) Job Postings

Coordinator – Economic Empowerment Initiative / Cordinador/a - Iniciativa de Empoderamiento Economico

Coordinator – Grants/Contracts

Coordinator - Civic Engagement and Advocacy

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Coordinator – Economic Empowerment Initiative / Cordinador/a - Iniciativa de Empoderamiento Economico

Title: Coordinator – Economic Empowerment Initiative

Salary: $39,000 - $45,000 Full annual FTE

Starting Date: 05/01/18

Reports To: Program Manager – Economic Empowerment Initiative

Work Schedule: Normally works 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday, but may be required to

occasionally work nights and weekends.

 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Coordinator position will be responsible for supporting and empowering local business owners, workers and the Latinx community through the Latino Community Fund’s Economic Empowerment Initiative. You will provide programmatic and administrative support for business, worker and women empowerment outreach activities and coordination assistance with community partners, with a primary focus in King County. You will also help with the logistics to convene organizations and leaders to ensure the operational success of the Economic Empowerment Initiative Program. This is a full-time organizing and coordination role based in an office in Seattle, WA. The distribution of work time will be approximately the equivalent number of 40 hours a week.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

As a program coordinator, you will be focused on working with the EEI Manager to support the initiative.

In collaboration with staff, you will:

  • Connect with local businesses and entrepreneurs in order to provide Office of Labor Standards (OLS) resource materials, schedule presentations, and to establish a collaborative relationship;
  • Connect with workers in King County in order to provide Office of Labor Standards (OLS) resource materials and schedule presentations;
  • Assist in developing a database to document outreach contacts, presentations, and materials distributed for monthly reporting;
  • Research relevant and meaningful materials for upcoming trainings for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and workers;
  • Assist in the planning of upcoming workshops;
  • Assist other LCF programs and initiatives as needed;
  • Coordinate upcoming event schedules with staff and partners;
  • Compile materials for distribution and presentations;
  • Manage inventory of outreach resource materials;
  • Work closely with program manager to meet deliverables;
  • Attend evening and weekend events if needed;
  • Respond to requests and perform other duties as assigned.

This work will be done in the office using a computer and phone. You will also have an opportunity to connect with community members and help provide some outreach in King County, including attending community meetings. The Latino Community Fund is dedicated to providing our Latino community with access to social, health, and financial services. At LCF, we work through a variety of programs in the community, and as such, we provide an open work environment where you have the opportunity to learn about a variety of issues in our community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading in Spanish and English;
  • Interest in learning about Seattle Labor Standards;
  • Demonstrate interest in forming successful alliances with constituents, community organizations, and government entities;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Apps;
  • Access to reliable and flexible transportation and Driver’s License;
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with diverse groups;
  • A highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Flexibility to accommodate community-based scheduling needs in the evening and on weekends; Passion to learn about the LCF Vision, Mission, and Core Values;
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills;
  • High ethical standards of confidentiality, strong people skills, an upbeat attitude & an ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education desired;
  • 2 Years of Customer Service Experience;
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic HTML and code structure as it relates to SEO;

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Latino Community Fund of Washington is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

How to Apply

Latino Community Fund will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We will begin interviews on a rolling basis. Please email a detailed cover letter and resume describing your interest in the organization and position to: Jennifer Arlem Molina (jennifer@latinocommunityfund.org), Economic Empowerment Initiative Program Manager.


Coordinator – Grants/Contracts

Title: Coordinator – Grants/Contracts

Salary: $39,000 - $45,000 Full annual FTE (based on experience)

Starting Date: 05/01/18

Reports To: Director of Development and Capacity Building

Work Schedule: Normally works 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday

 

Job Summary:

Latino Community Fund is seeking someone to support the Development and Capacity Building Department in coordinating grant contracts from foundations, city, county, and federal funding sources. This person will play an integral role in ensuring that reporting is accurate and timely. This will include working with the Development Department and Executive Director to develop best practices for coordinating contracts, including tracking budgets and assisting to create narrative reporting.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

As a Grant Contract Coordinator, you will be focused on working with the Development and Capacity Building Department to support grants and contracts. In collaboration with staff, you will:

  • Assist in the management of foundation, city, county, and federal grants and contracts;
  • Process monthly financial reports and assist team in developing monthly/quarterly narrative reports;
  • Process monthly and quarterly contract invoices for reimbursement;
  • Support program staff to compile materials and finalize for grant reporting;
  • Serve as a liaison and informational contact between LCF and staff at federal, state, county, and local municipal agencies;
  • Support Development Director in assembling material for grant submissions, coordinating with partners on co-developed projects to ensure timely submission of all grant material;
  • Support development of grant budget and narrative;
  • Process accounts payable and account receivable for reimbursement;
  • Help to collect staff’s monthly expenses;
  • Mail out processed checks and organize in-person hand offs;
  • Support Capacity Building and Development team to maintain coordination with fiscal sponsored activities;
  • Assist in processing revenues and expenses from fiscally sponsored groups;
  • Organize calendar of activities and meetings with fiscal sponsors;
  • Assist in Community Grants Committee process, coordinating grant contracts with grantees, processing payments;
  • Assist other LCF programs and initiatives as needed.

This work will be done in the office using a computer and phone. You will also have an opportunity to connect with community members and partner organizations in King and Yakima County.

The Latino Community Fund is dedicated to providing our Latino community with access to social, health, and financial services. At LCF, we work through a variety of programs in the community, and as such, we provide an open work environment where you have the opportunity to learn about a variety of issues in our community.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with grants and contracts budgeting;
  • Some basic accounting knowledge;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and desire to learn and improve;
  • Strong interest in social justice issues;
  • Strong organizational skills and independence, requiring minimal supervision;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Apps;
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with diverse groups;
  • Passion to learn about the LCF Vision, Mission, and Core Values;
  • High ethical standards of confidentiality, strong people skills, an upbeat attitude & an ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in working with grants contracts (strongly preferred);
  • Experience with QuickBooks;
  • Post-secondary education desired;
  • 2 Years of Customer Service Experience;
  • Spanish-language skills (preferred).

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Latino Community Fund of Washington is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

How to Apply

Latino Community Fund will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We will begin interviews on a rolling basis. Please email a detailed cover letter and resume describing your interest in the organization and position to: Lilliane Ballesteros (lilliane@latinocommunityfund.org), Director of Development and Capacity Building.


Coordinator - Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Title: Civic Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator

Location: Seattle, WA

Salary: $39,000 - $45,000 Full annual FTE (based on experience)

Starting Date: 05/01/18

Reports To: Director of Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Job Summary:

Latino Community Fund views young people as community leaders, both now and in the future. Alianza Leadership Network is LCF’s youth organizing and civic engagement program and coordinates with other youth engagement programs to include and connect youth from across the state. LCF’s youth programs work primarily with high school and college students to become leaders in the community by informing them on critical issues and providing opportunities to advocate for themselves and the issues that impact their community. LCF is seeking someone to support these efforts in the Puget Sound area. The coordinator will be reporting in collaboration with the Director of Civic Engagement and Advocacy; as well as must be able to manage the following specific responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, and coordinate young adult Alianza members, volunteers, and other student groups in civic engagement activities;
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate regular meetings with Alianza organizers, members, and support the Alianza steering committee;
  • Conduct educational activities and workshops for youth to inform them of issues impacting immigrant youth and college student/young adult communities, including the Latinx community;
  • Participate in community organizing efforts to build a constituent base of informed and engaged youth and college student community leaders;
  • Work closely with the Civic Engagement and Advocacy team to plan, develop and strengthen existing and new strategies while building meaningful relationships and model appropriate positive interactions with community members and community partners;
  • Engage in advocacy efforts on behalf of youth, young adults, immigrants, and low-income community members.
  • Help oversee individual program budgets and ensure proper financial stewardship.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

  • Strong interest in social justice issues with an intersectional and equity lens;
  • Desire to empower the Latinx community;
  • Have experience in working with youth;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and independence, requiring minimal supervision acquired from at least one year of experience in a similar field;
  • Self-starter and motivated;
  • Effective communication skills: interpersonal, electronic, and other mediums;
  • Willingness to travel and have reliable transportation;

Desirable Qualification

  • Experience in working with youth (strongly preferred);
  • Experience in working with grant contracts (strongly preferred);
  • Experience in curriculum development (preferred);
  • Spanish-language skills (preferred).

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Latino Community Fund of Washington is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

How to Apply

Latino Community Fund will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We will begin interviews on a rolling basis. Please email a detailed cover letter and resume describing your interest in the organization and position or any questions to:  Oskar Zambrano, Director of Civic Engagement and Advocacy Oskar@LatinoCommunityFund.org

 

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