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Latino Community Fund of Washington State (LCF) Job Postings

Civic Engagement Alianza Youth Leadership Fellow

Location​:​ Seattle based with travel to Everett, King County, Yakima

Salary​​: $15/hr

Hours:​ 30 hrs/week during the summer and 15 hrs/week during academic year with opportunities to work more hours.

Starting Date​: ​August 1, 2019

Reports To​:​ Civic Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator

Job Summary: Latino Community Fund (LCF) views young people as community leaders, both now and in the future. The Alianza Leadership Program is LCF’s youth leadership development and civic engagement program - that includes our Hispanic Seafair Scholarship Program - with the goal to connect and uplift youth leadership across the state. As a fellow, you will learn how a community-based grassroots organization operates in Seattle!
 
There are (5) five Alianza Fellowships available that focus on various aspects of the work achieved through Alianza and Latino Community Fund. Fellowships available will be focusing on Civic Engagement, Healthcare, Economic Empowerment, Data Management, and Development. As an Alianza Fellow, you will be a part of a larger Alianza network and will take part in registering voters and planning Alianza events, including an annual summit, while also having the opportunity to learn real-world skills in the areas of interests.

All Fellows will take the lead on the following tasks (30%):

  • Help lead the planning and execution of the annual Alianza Summits
  • Create, execute and lead workshops, dialogues, and trainings with steering committee members and other Alianza youth based on​ ​Alianza Curriculum
  • Update the​ Alianza Curriculum​ as needed
  • Recruit, train, and coordinate young adult Alianza members, volunteers, and other student groups in civic engagement activities
  • Research/create opportunities to do voter registration, involve steering committee to assist in meeting monthly goals
  • Participate in community organizing efforts to build a constituent base of informed and engaged youth and college student community leaders;
  • Engage in advocacy efforts on behalf of youth, young adults, immigrants, and low-income community members.
  • Pitch and establish a plan to improve a certain aspect of Alianza and LCF’s operations in partnership with senior staff (i.e building an onboarding packet for new Fellows, revamp LCF outreach technology)
  • Assist with LCF events, outreach and other duties that come up and are assigned by Coordinators
  • Coordinate with school faculty and maintain professional relationships with community members

Civic Engagement responsibilities (70%):

  • Lead one Alianza Steering Committee (Everett, King County, Yakima)
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate regular meetings with Alianza organizers, members, and support specific Alianza steering committees
  • Act as liaisons between Coordinators, Organizers, and steering committees
  • Work 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 youth leaders

Preferred:

  • Youth mentorship/leadership experience desired
  • Ability to work weekends for events
  • Ability to travel for outreach
     

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must meet Alianza age requirements 16-25 years old
  • Should have some experience with leadership 
  • Spanish-language skills (preferred)
     

Benefits​:

  • Free admission to the Latino Community Fund Gala
  • Dog-friendly offices
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Orca Card or mileage reimbursement for work related travel
  • Opportunities to attend fun community events
  • Build a network of industry professionals, community members and other youth leaders LIKE YOU!
  • Open and collaborative workspace. Join our family!

 
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 fill out this application form to apply and send any questions to: Salvador Salazar-Cano, Civic Engagement & Advocacy Coordinator.  salvador@latinocommunityfund.org


Data Management & Development Alianza Youth Leadership Fellows

Location:​ Seattle based with travel to Everrett, King County, Yakima

Salary​: $15/hr

Hours: 30 hrs/week during the summer and 15 hrs/week during academic year with opportunities to work more hours.

Starting Date: ​August 1, 2019

Reports To:​ Communications and Development Coordinator

Job Summary:

Latino Community Fund (LCF) views young people as community leaders, both now and in the future. The Alianza Leadership Program is LCF’s youth leadership development and civic engagement program - that includes our Hispanic Seafair Scholarship Program - with the goal to connect and uplift youth leadership across the state. As a fellow, you will learn how a community-based grassroots organization operates in Seattle!

There are (5) five Alianza Fellowships available that focus on various aspects of the work achieved through Alianza and Latino Community Fund. Fellowships available will be focusing on Civic Engagement, Healthcare, Economic Empowerment, Data Management, and Development. As an Alianza Fellow, you will be a part of a larger Alianza network and will take part in registering voters and planning Alianza events, including an annual summit, while also having the opportunity to learn real-world skills in the areas of interests.

All Fellows will take the lead on the following tasks (30%):

  • Help lead the planning and execution of the annual Alianza Summits
  • Create, execute and lead workshops, dialogues, and trainings with steering committee members and other Alianza youth based on Alianza Curriculum
  • Update the Alianza Curriculum as needed
  • Recruit, train, and coordinate young adult Alianza members, volunteers, and other student groups in civic engagement activities
  • Research/create opportunities to do voter registration, involve steering committee to assist in meeting monthly goals
  • Participate in community organizing efforts to build a constituent base of informed and engaged youth and college student community leaders;
  • Engage in advocacy efforts on behalf of youth, young adults, immigrants, and low-income community members.
  • Pitch and establish a plan to improve a certain aspect of Alianza and LCF’s operations in partnership with senior staff (i.e building an onboarding packet for new Fellows, revamp LCF outreach technology)
  • Assist with LCF events, outreach and other duties that come up and are assigned by Coordinators
  • Coordinate with school faculty and maintain professional relationships with community members

Data Management and Development responsibilities (70%):

  • Be a key supporter in NationBuilder database and website development
  • Implement and standardize data management processes across the organization
  • Capture data related to Latino-based non-profits, businesses, and community groups to create an innovative community tool
  • Collect year-long program impact data to provide analysis for reporting
  • Develop creative digital campaigns and organize tech related workshops for LCF and Latinos in Tech programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with database management,
    • Familiarity with Nationbuilder preferred
  • Experience with coding, web development, social media, or other digital tech skills
  • Interest in fundraising and research
  • Youth mentorship/leadership experience desired
  • Ability to work and travel on weekends for events
  • Spanish-language skills (preferred)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Alianza Fellows age requirements 16-25 years old

Benefits:

  • Free admission to the Latino Community Fund Gala
  • Dog-friendly offices
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Orca Card or mileage reimbursement for work related travel
  • Opportunities to attend fun community events
  • Build a network of industry professionals, community members and other youth leaders LIKE YOU!
  • Open and collaborative workspace. Join our family!

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 fill out this application form to apply and send any questions to: Salvador Salazar-Cano, Civic Engagement & Advocacy Coordinator.  salvador@latinocommunityfund.org

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