Vietnamese Community Advocate Open Position
Vietnamese Community Advocate
October 1, 2018
Full time or Part time. Starting salary is $12-15/hour or based on experience. Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com
The following job description includes the major responsibilities and expectations. This list is not all-inclusive; the incumbent may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this list.
The person will be responsible for education and advocacy within the Vietnamese community and must be bilingual in speaking (and writing a plus). This person provides community health education, domestic violence advocacy, and offers support to families who do not speak English through our grant programs. This person documents client interactions, writes, and submits reports to supervisors for multiple grants according to each grants’ work plan.
Duties and Responsibilities:
● Attend and successfully complete all required training programs, staff meetings, and complete all related assignments in a timely manner
● Act as a representative of the ACCC in public forums in a positive, knowledgeable and professional manner
● Provide accurate and timely reporting of work performed and outcomes in the form of attendance tracking, database management, a monthly, quarterly and annual reports to grant supervisors
● Help build relationships with diverse populations and organizations in the area
● Collaborate with human service agencies, schools, and other resources to provide services to clients
● Recruit participants for programs including using community contacts and knowledge to seek out potential participants and find out what community member needs are.
● Greet and direct clients to appropriate staff whenever needed
● Experience in a professional environment, required
● Experience working with diverse communities, especially refugees and immigrants through volunteer or paid employment, required
● Experience with documentation and case management preferred
● Must be able to work independently and demonstrate team building, problem-solving, time management, stress management, and decision-making skills
● Must possess great communication skills including effective verbal, writing and listening skills and the ability to make effective presentations
● Excellent organizational and leadership skills including the ability to maintain effective working and community relationships
● Communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds
● Must have good computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet and e-mail.
Review of application begins September 21, 2018, and continues until position is filled