POSITION TITLE: Program and Outreach Coordinator LOCATION: 5441 SE Belmont Street, Suite 25, Portland, Oregon HOURS: Part-time, permanent (.75 FTE) COMPENSATION: $24,960-$28,080 - depending on experience
BENEFITS: health, dental, vision, and retirement, a professional development fund, cellphone and mileage reimbursement for work related tasks, and opportunities for networking.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Program and Outreach Coordinator will work directly under the Program Director and plays a key role in AmeriCorps Member support, mentoring, training and outreach for the AmeriCorps program and is responsible for the overall communication, graphic identity, outreach and technology of the Confluence Environmental Center. Confluence Environmental Center is nonprofit located in Portland, OR and is dedicated to mobilizing community members to address critical environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color.
ABOUT THE CONFLUENCE AMERICORPS PROGRAM: The Confluence AmeriCorps program advances environmental equity by creating innovative 11-month long projects in partnership with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. We offer life changing service opportunities that engage members at the intersection of environmentalism and social justice while promoting individual leadership and development.
OFFICE CULTURE: Confluence is a highly demanding non-profit that values a casual and relaxed office atmosphere that centers racial and social justice. As a staff we work collaboratively on many tasks, are committed to service, act with humility, and stay flexible. We value self-care and accommodation to keep our staff healthy, successful and engaged.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Member Support and Training (45%) • Work effectively in a diverse collaborative team environment, with skills in promoting inclusion and cultural responsiveness. • Develop and lead trainings for AmeriCorps Members and/or Supervisors (e.g. Ambassador Training, Alumni panel etc) • Plan and execute orientation, evaluation, commencement and other events in partnership with Center staff. • Coordinate and advise both National Service Day committees and Team Meetings facilitators, including budgets and Member reimbursements. • Cultivate a strong sense of team and a safe space for all Members and their identities. • Maintain library of physical and online resources. Confluence Environmental Center 5441 SE Belmont Street, Suite 25 | Portland, OR 97215 p. 503-719-6779 | f. 503-719-6914 | www.confluencecenter.org Outreach, Design and Communication (30%) • Design and manage graphics, graphic identity, promotional material, and uniforms of Confluence Environmental Center and its programs for print and web. • Professionally communicate stories, news, and information through a variety of formats ranging from in-person, printed materials, photography, video, and social media. • Manage program communication including website, newsletter, blog, and other social media. • Support Member recruitment through advertising, tabling events, interviewing and on-boarding. • Manage Alumni relationships through list serves, meet-up events and knowledge of Eli Segal Education Award. • Support Executive Director’s communication strategy General Program Support (15%) • Assist in program design, evaluation and implementation. • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility and effective administration processing. • Assist other program staff during busy times and emergencies. • Represent Confluence and AmeriCorps at community meetings and events in a positive and accurate light. Technology Support (10%) • Manage office technology including: email accounts, cloud server, and computer maintenance.
REQUIREMENTS: • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited, four-year university or four years of relevant experience. • Enjoy working with and for people. • Extensive experience and technological expertise in photo, graphic design, social media, video, and web design(e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Squarespace, G-Suite) • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google business products • Proven ability to write effectively and speak confidently in front of groups. • Ability to serve effectively within a team and provide leadership. • Strong background in facilitation and leadership. • Experience working independently and as a member of a committee or team. • Willingness to submit to, and pass, a federal and state background check. • Willingness to attend and travel to meetings in various parts of the region and work occasional evenings and weekends. • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. • Ability to lift 25 lbs. • Bending, lifting and twisting and stairs.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Access to a reliable, insured vehicle. • Experience and knowledge with issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. • Experience and knowledge with AmeriCorps.
EQUITY AND INCLUSION Confluence is engaged in an ongoing process to identify inequities in our programming, organizational culture, and community and to constantly reassess Confluence’s role in helping end systemic oppression. Applicants from communities historically underserved and under-represented are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all and will consider experience from both formal and lived experience including: professional, community, school, and neighborhood settings. Confluence is an AA/EEO employer and provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Applicants with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation at any point in the employment process.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION Submit your cover letter, resume and two references by email with “CEC Coordinator Position” as the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday May 7th, 2019 at 5pm PST.