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Civic Engagement & Advocacy Coordinator

Mar 1, 2019
Entre Hermanos
Entre Hermanos

Entre Hermanos is a community based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, whose mission is to promote the health and well-being of the Latino LGBTQ community in a culturally appropriate environment through disease prevention, education, support services, advocacy and community building.

Job Summary:

Entre Hermanos is expanding its reach into civic engagement and advocacy. This position would be the first full time civic engagement coordinator in Entre Hermanos’ 28-year history. The coordinator will be reporting in collaboration with the Executive Director and Immigration Manager; and will manage the following responsibilities:

·Recruit, train, and coordinate community members, volunteers, and other groups in civic engagement activities (voter education and registration, advocacy, Census);
·Develop and inspire the community leadership and activism on immigration-related issues
·Identify and build partnerships
·Design and implement strategic campaign plans
·Plan, coordinate, and facilitate regular meetings with Latino Equity Network members
·Conduct educational activities and workshops for the Latino LGBTQ/Latino community around health, civic engagement, and immigration policies;
·Participate in community organizing efforts to build a constituent base of informed and engaged community leaders;
·Work closely with the Executive Director and Immigration Manager to plan, develop and strengthen existing and new strategies while building meaningful relationships and model appropriate positive interactions with community members and community partners;
·Engage in advocacy efforts on behalf of LGBTQs, immigrants, and low-income community members;

Minimum Requirements

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

·Strong interest in social justice issues with an intersectional and equity lens;
·Desire to empower the LGBTQ Latino/Latino community;
·Experience working with the LGBTQ Latino/Latino community;
·Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
·Strong organizational skills and independence, requiring minimal supervision acquired from at least one year of experience in a similar field;
·Self-starter and motivated;
·Effective communication skills: interpersonal, electronic, and other mediums;
·Willingness to travel and have reliable transportation;
·Proficiency in Spanish-language skills

Desirable Qualification

·Experience in canvassing or Census work (strongly preferred);
·Experience in working with legislative processes (preferred);
·Experience in working with grant contracts (preferred);

Nondiscrimination Policy

We strongly encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities, especially the LGBTQ and Latino communities, to apply. Entre Hermanos does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior contact with the criminal justice system, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Candidates for employment at Entre Hermanos should be aware that this is a unique work environment in which topics of sexuality and sexual orientation are an integral part of our everyday prevention and care work and are often discussed openly. Individuals who are uncomfortable with such topics, discussions and the occasional related graphic representations may choose not to work at Entre Hermanos

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