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Education Program Organizer

Company: Dolores Huerta Foundation
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Education Program Organizer
Education Program Organizer

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:
Established in 2003, the DHF's mission is to inspire and organize communities to establish volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice. DHF conducts movement-building at the intersection of race, class, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status to address the harmful and discriminatory practices and abuses faced by marginalized individuals and families in the San Joaquin Valley. The DHF uses a multi-pronged approach - grassroots organizing, advocacy, leadership development, and a public relations strategy to inform narrative change.

POSITION:
The DHF seeks to hire an education program organizer to support DHF's program to educate, train, organize, and engage community members to participate in voting and other forms of civic engagement. The education program organizer will create curriculum and facilitate trainings in both English and Spanish for leadership development of volunteer residents, parents, and students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to the Education Policy Director with planning and coordination of education the program, projects, and/or campaigns.
  • Cultivate DHF participation in collaborations with partner organizations and allies working on educational justice.
  • Maintain analysis and oversight of Local Control Accountability Plans in targeted school districts, including Arvin Union, Lamont, Vineland, Greenfield Union, Woodlake Unified, Lindsay Unified, Parlier Unified, Sanger Unified, Kern High, Bakersfield City, Mojave Unified, Lancaster Unified, Palmdale Unified, Antelope Valley.
  • Research and compile data to inform and support DHF education program initiatives.
  • Develop expertise in school climate, parent engagement, and community schools to support DHF's advocacy work.
  • Assist with developing student and parent training curriculum development using Popular Education techniques on comprehensive education and civic engagement topics.
  • Facilitate trainings for parents and other community members on a variety of civic engagement and education curriculum in both Spanish and English.
  • Create content for newsletters and various social media platforms to update community members and partners on our work.
  • Provide weekly written reports to document activities, updates, and results via conference calls and timely updates.
  • Other duties as assigned
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences:
  • Experience and passion for community organizing
  • Experience in providing trainings
  • A proactive solutions-oriented approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (one on one and group dynamics), cultural competency,
    strong listening skills, and humor
    • Patience and flexibility
    • Excellent team player
    • Written and spoken proficiency in Spanish & English
    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Videoconference, google drive, & on-line navigation
    • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends
    • Strong collaborator, team player, able to adapt quickly to changing situations
    • Time management skills
    • Self-confidence and self-assurance
    • California Driver's License
    • Reliable transportation and auto insurance
      EMPLOYMENT TERMS:
      Location: Fresno or Tulare County
      Hourly rate: $21.50
      Excellent Medical, dental & vision benefits offered
      Please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:
      Human Resources
      Dolores Huerta Foundation
      PO Box 2087
      Bakersfield, CA 93303 OR --------------@----------.---

Keywords: Dolores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield , Education Program Organizer, Other , Bakersfield, California

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