compensation: $18-$21/hour depending on experience employment type: part-time non-profit organization
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PROGRAM COORDINATOR (Part-Time, 16 hrs/week)
The Legal Clinic (TLC) seeks a Program Coordinator to plan and manage public “citizenship” workshops and other events, lead a marketing/outreach campaign to encourage eligible permanent residents to apply for citizenship, help develop community partnerships and assist in an administrative capacity as needed. This an excellent opportunity to learn about immigration legal services and do great work for the community!
TLC is a new non-profit organization, whose mission is to restore hope, dignity, and justice for low-income immigrants through high-quality immigration legal services, education and advocacy. TLC is not a faith-based organization, but is part of the national Justice for Our Neighbor Ministry program (JFON), founded in 1999 by the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Over 18 JFON sites around the U.S. serve 5,000 immigrants annually. Additional information can be found at www.njfon.org and www.thelegalclinichawaii.org. The Legal Clinic is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:
I. Community Outreach & Engagement
• Conduct outreach in immigrant communities to promote citizenship workshop and related resources.
• Help develop strong partnerships and networks with immigrant-serving organizations, faith-based institutions, government agencies, and other community groups.
• Represent TLC at community events and functions.
II. Coordinating Community Citizenship Workshops
• Plan and execute public workshops in conjunction with collaborating community groups, volunteers, and the City of Honolulu. Includes organizing planning meetings, scheduling, venue/site reservations, etc.
• Help recruit, register, coordinate, communicate with, track, and manage volunteers.
• Manage supply orders, equipment (i.e. printers), and other logistical details.
• Provide follow-up support to immigrant workshop attendees, through emails and phone calls.
III. Communications and Marketing
• Coordinate and help facilitate event planning meetings, including notetaking and follow up.
• Help prepare and distribute fliers and other promotional materials.
• Update website and provide social media content related to upcoming events and related resources.
• Maintain regular communication with community partners, other event coordinators, and the event planning groups/committees.
• Help secure media coverage/promotion through ethnic and traditional media outlets.
• Help maintain and expand photo and video documentation and storage.
• Perform other communication related projects and tasks, as assigned.
• Provide email and phone follow-up communications with immigrant clients as needed.
IV. Administrative Support
• Provide office-based administrative support including paperwork, reception, data entry, and other tasks as needed.
• Assist other staff members with duties as assigned.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Excellent organizational skills; ability to plan workflows, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize, problem solve, and meet deadlines.
• Familiarity with communities in Hawai‘i, especially Honolulu, and/or immigrant communities in general.
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and facility with the internet.
• Prior administrative work experience preferred.
• Prior meeting/group facilitation experience preferred.
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, or higher, preferred.
• Ability to speak in one or more languages aside from English desired, but not required. (Esp. Chinese, Pacific Islander languages, Tagalog, Tongan, Ilocano, Chuukese, etc.).
• Detail-oriented, responsible, energetic, self-directed.
• Ability to work sensitively with diverse personalities, lifestyles, cultures, faiths, and backgrounds.
• Ability to take initiative, multi-task, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure.
• High degree of personal and professional integrity.
• Ability to maintain client confidentiality and communicate with professionalism and courtesy.
TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through February 2020.
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