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Position Title: Women's Program Assistant/ Sudanese Community Advocate

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Open now until a suitable candidate is found

Monday-Friday; Occasional weekend and/or evening hours may be assigned as needed; part-time, flexible schedule available; $12-15 per hour, based on experience. The following job description includes 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.  

Job Summary

The Women’s Program Assistant supports the work of the Women’s Program Manager in both administrative and direct support.

Responsibilities

Program Assistant provides daily assistance in support of one or more Women Program services at the Asian Community & Cultural Center including: 

Community advocacy, outreach, and answering questions for clients’ needs

Schedule appointments for special needs/events (Legal Aid).

Help families by connecting them with needed resources. (women & men)

Help families get access to services providing food, clothing,

Help with financial education classes (sewing, computers, groups, classes)

Prepare reports by collecting and analyzing and keeping information up-to-date on a database on the computer

Register clients for classes. 

Arrange and prepare for classes.

Reminder and follow up with clients

 Transport clients (ACCC regulation)

Know more than one language (Arabic, Dinka, Nuer, Fur, Arabic Juna, etc.)

Attend staff and women’s team meeting

Work a flexible work schedule to accommodate the agency’s needs as applicable and  perform other work as requested by Administration

Qualifications

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 great attention to details

Must have good computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet and e-mail. And develop proficiency in data management software

Able to communicate well in English, both spoken and written.

Able to and committed to maintaining confidentiality.

Sensitive to the needs of older clients. 

Willingness to travel and transport in own personal vehicle must have valid drivers license and good driving record

SEND Cover Letter and Resume to sheila@lincolnasiancenter.org

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