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Latino Community Fund of Washington State (LCF) Job Postings

 

Civic Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator

Location: Seattle, WA

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

Apply by: 09/17/18

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 Qualifications:

  • 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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  • Lilliane Ballesteros
    published this page in About 2018-09-07 13:40:31 -0700
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