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A Place Called Home is seeking a mission focused Civics and Community Engagement Coordinator to help empower our youth and parents in the South Central community.
Job Title: Civics and Community Engagement Coordinator
Reports to: Associate Program Director – Teens & Young Adult Services
FLSA Status: 40 Hours, Non-exempt
Rate: 17.00-19.00 DOE
Under the direction of the Associate Program Director, the Civics and Community Engagement Coordinator (CCEC) implements programs and agency goals, REACH objectives, agency best practices and program efficiencies. The CCEC is responsible for co-visioning and implementing a program to expose, educate, and empower APCH teen and parent members in civic, social and economic issues, dynamics and opportunities in the community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this important job successfully, the Civics and Community Engagement Coordinator must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard and be able to work well with colleagues and youth and adults in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. Given the community we work with, a bilingual, Spanish-speaker is required. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of the past, present, and future of South Los Angeles and an awareness of changing political and economic dynamics that impact this community. The candidate must also have a strong work ethic, be able to multi-task and have the ability to prioritize. Experience teaching youth and adults and organizing meetings and events is essential. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better.
Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
Must be available to work weekends and/or evening hours