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  • The Social Changery

Community Liaison (Position Filled)

Updated: Apr 22, 2019


Position

Community Liaison


Background

The Social Changery strives to ensure that all people, regardless of circumstance or background, have equitable opportunities for educational, health and economic success. We are passionate about planning and implementing projects designed for a specific, positive social impact. We are 100%, unapologetically here to advance the health, dignity and rights of all people.


The Social Changery brings together a group of innovative, socially-minded professionals from backgrounds in mental health, business development, program design, technology, community organizing, teaching, and more. Our current projects include a statewide public health social marketing campaign, development of new web-based technology tools to support health equity across California’s diverse populations, marijuana prevention education for youth and young adults, strategic planning for a faith-based mental health stigma reduction program, curriculum design for a national youth career development program, and more.


Description

Are you ready to join our team? The Social Changery is looking for a passionate, bilingual (Spanish/English) social justice and public health advocate who brings creative energy, attention to detail, and a fresh perspective to their work. The Community Liaison will work closely with Changery staff, clients, and the community we serve to implement a wide variety of projects.


Regular duties will include:

  • Leading planning meetings.

  • Taking clear notes that capture key decisions and action items for each meeting attendee.

  • Developing, coordinating, and implementing project deliverables and timeline.

  • Creating flyers, reports, presentations, proposals, newsletters, and print/promotional materials.

  • Incorporating edits from the Changery team, partners, clients, and community stakeholder feedback into materials.

  • Planning and executing culturally responsive trainings and outreach events.

  • Presenting and/or tabling at conferences and events.

  • Leading community outreach to educate and engage stakeholders and build strategic partnerships.

  • Evaluating the educational needs of a multi-faceted community and customizing the program and efforts to fit community needs.

  • Providing reports to the Director, including analysis reports and evaluation.

  • Collaborating with partner organizations, especially with local schools and community-based organizations to promote the objectives of the project(s); representing the project(s) at meetings with community partners.

  • Developing, promoting, and implementing community education presentations and town-hall style community forums.

  • Coordinating and presenting public health education curricula in schools, nonprofits, and other community settings.

  • Monitoring and managing programmatic goals and fiscal components of a multi-year grant.

Qualifications

  • Ability to speak, read, and write in both Spanish and English is required; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with monolingual Spanish speakers.

  • Bachelor’s degree completed or in progress in social science or community development field, or two years of relevant professional experience in community development.

  • Two or more years of issue-based organizing experience, including one-on-one organizing, coalition building, meeting/group facilitation, and delivery of skills- and/or issue-based training (volunteer work considered).

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and social media platforms.

  • Familiarity with communications for community organizing, education, advocacy, and policy campaigns.

  • Past experience in outreach and education of diverse cultural/ethnic communities of California, in particular within Latino/a/x communities. Genuine respect for economic and cultural diversity.

  • Able to work with individuals from a variety of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Experience in group facilitation and community education.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and work independently while managing multiple projects and deadlines. Shows initiative, determination, and follow-through on all tasks and projects.

  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong organizational skills, including time and task management.

  • Ability to collaborate and work well as part of a team, as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

  • Highly determined and committed to learning and improvement. Position requires ability to integrate new content and research into public health and community development projects.

  • Ability to prepare and maintain clear, accurate, and concise records and reports.

Position Summary

  • Full-time 32-40 hours per week, hourly; temporary position.

  • Position term: start date ASAP to June 30, 2018, with potential for permanent position if funding is renewed.

  • Based in co-working office in Sacramento, with option to work remotely as workload allows.

  • Transportation needed for meetings and events.

  • Some travel to client meetings and events required.

  • Primarily standard business hours (e.g. M-F, 9am-5:30pm), with option for negotiated flexible hours as workload allows. Some evenings and weekends required for special events or conferences.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Ability to work at a laptop workstation for periods up to 4 hours at a time.

    • Ability to speak on the telephone for 2 hours at a time.

    • Ability to sit for up to 3 hours without breaks at meetings.

    • Ability to walk and stand for up to 4 hours without breaks at client events and meetings.

Salary and Benefits

  • A job at The Social Changery is unlike any you’ve ever had. Our work is driven by strong values, dedicated passion, visionary principles, and community-led change. You will be challenged to think outside the box, expand your comfort zones, and succeed in a fast-paced team. We believe in hard work, valuing our staff for their skills and talents, and providing a work environment and hours that allow for healthy work-life balance.

  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, and vacation and sick leave.

  • $18.00-$24.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

This position has been filled. Thank you!