Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Community Impact-PSE
Reports to: Program Manager
Hours: Full-time, occasional evenings, and weekend work possible
Starting Wage: $21/hr.
Stop the Hate project aims to provide support and services which may include, but not limited to community engagement and education; community conflict resolution; in- language outreach; services to escort community members in public; community healing; collaboration; cross-racial building; community diversity training; and local or regional rapid response to hate incidents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage completion of outlined grant objectives and deliverables.
- Attend outreach and community events.
- Comfortable conducting educational presentations to the community.
- Basic knowledge of social media and creating postings.
- Plan and implement community engagement strategies (such as community forum, arts-based healing events, and/or trainings, etc.).
- Attend all weekly meetings and reflective supervision.
- Communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Collect, analyze, report, and file all relevant documentation in OneDrive folder.
- Participate in required workshops, webinars, trainings, and conference calls.
- Attend regular meetings with Stop the Hate staff.
- Attend, recruit, and participate in the Antelope Valley Regional Convening meeting to coordinate Rapid Response Services.
- Complete and submit all required grant reports and provide monthly updates to Program Manager.
- Carry out other duties as determined by Program Manager and/or Associate Director of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change.
Experience & Requirements:
- Program Coordinator will be required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public Policy and/or Social Sciences two (2) years’ full time and detailed experience in the fields of Public Health, Public Policy and/or community organizing and advocacy.
- Experience working with underserved communities.
- Must pass background check.
- TB test clearance.
- Maintain CA driver’s license.
- Must have automobile and proof of insurance.
- Must provide COVID-19 vaccination card.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and require minimal supervision.
- Effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills preferred.
- Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and organizational relationships.
- Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining positive communication with staff and clients.
- Ability to determine work priorities.
- Ability to make decisions and take appropriate actions.
- Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations.
- Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties.
- Ability to establish positive rapport with diverse populations, utilizing cross-cultural skills and knowledge of cultural and religious differences, attitudes and practices.
- Ability to be culturally sensitive, tolerant, and non-judgmental.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to understand distribution site operations.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
- Bilingual preferred.
- Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by AVPH Board of Directors.
- Primarily an office environment; with hybrid – remote option
- Employee will be required to perform repetitive physical and mental activities, have face-to-face and telephone contact with individuals, work with others in a group or team, and work with the public.
- Will be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- Work may be performed under stressful and emotional conditions.