Latino Community Fund of Washington State (LCF) Job Postings
Alianza Fellow Position
Location: Must live in King County or Yakima County
Hours: 20 hours.
Term: 6-Month Fellowship, ending on December 31st.
Apply by: ASAP
Starting Date: 07/01/21
Reports To: Alianza Leadership Program Co-Managers
Latino Community Fund (LCF) views Latinx, Black, Indigenous, and youth of color as community leaders, both now and in the future. The Alianza Leadership Program is LCF’s youth leadership development and civic engagement program with the goal to connect and uplift youth leadership across the state. Alianza programs include youth inspired programming, leadership
development, mental health programs, latinos in tech webinars, and more! As a fellow, you will
learn how a community-based grassroots state wide organization operates and connects with
Latinx and BIPOC youth! Fellowships available will be focusing on Civic Engagement, Latinos In Tech, Data Management, Finances and Capacity Building, Health and Economic Empowerment. As an Alianza Fellow, you will be a part of a larger Alianza network and will take part in planning Alianza events for youth, work on an annual summit, while also having the opportunity to learn real-world skills in your areas of interest.
Who Should Apply:
This position is for youth between the ages of 19 and 24
Fellows: Will take the lead on the following tasks:
- Help lead the planning and execution of the annual Alianza Summits;
- Create, execute, and lead workshops, dialogues, and trainings with youth inspired curriculum;
- Recruit, train, and coordinate high school prospective and future Alianza members, volunteers, and other student groups in civic engagement activities;
- Research, create, and participate in opportunities to grow our navigator program, youth inspired program, mental health program and mentoring program in collaboration with the King county youth 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;
- Coordinate with school faculty and maintain professional relationships with community members;
- Outreach to high schools and other youth groups to expand our Email database;
- Opportunities to expand and lead youth-centered and youth led activities;
- Check-ins with Alianza Leadership Program Co-managers;
- Online and in person networking skills
- Outreach skills
- Experience working/leading youth group (preferred)
- Spanish-language skills (preferred)
- Self starter
- Be able to commit 20 hours a week
- Background Check Required (Provided by Latino Community Fund)
- Build a network of industry professionals, community members and other youth leaders LIKE YOU!
- Flexible work schedule
- Opportunities to attend fun virtual community events
- Open and collaborative workspace. Join our family!
- Professional development training
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
Please send your resume and answers to these questions:
- Why is youth led programming important?
- Tell us about a time you organized a youth event or if you haven’t how would organize a virtual youth event
- Please attach your availability
Send the following information to the Alianza Leadership Program Co-Manger Tanya Medina [email protected] with the email titled “Alianza Youth Fellow Application”. Interviews will happen from June 15 to the 22. Interviews will be scheduled on a first come on a first served basis. Please respond to emails promptly.