JOB TITLE: Community Resources Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Health & Social Services (H&SS) Department
REPORTS TO: Health & Social Services Director
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
EXEMPTION STATUS: Exempt
SEAMAAC welcomes applications for the position of Civic Engagement Coordinator. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other politically, socially and economically marginalized communities as they seek to advance the condition of their lives in the United States.” SEAMAAC envisions a strong and unified society, where immigrants and refugees work alongside other Americans to build shared political, economic and social power. We envision a community where the contributions of each generation of Americans, whether Native to this land, immigrant, or brought against their will, are equally acknowledged, valued and embraced, and where all people live whole, healthy lives with joy and dignity.
The Civic Engagement Coordinator position is central to ensuring SEAMAAC’s mission of ensuring that marginalized communities of politically, socially and economically supported. This position manages SEAMAAC’s non-partisan Civic Engagement Program. This position plans and coordinates SEAMAAC’s Civic Engagement Program, which is focused on engagigng Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in the electoral process.
The Coordinator will coordinate program activiites including voter registration, voter education, Get Out the Vote, and voter protection around the November 2021 election and beyond. The Coordinator is responsible for managing project data, quality and content. The Coordinator supervises approximately Field Canvassers, recruits and trains Civic Engagement volunteers, and mobilizes staff, volunteers, and community leaders around program activities. Additinally, this position manages recruitment and start-up trainings for new partner organizations. The Coordinator will plan and facilitate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Subgrantee Table meetings, support the Director with sub-grantee contract implementation, provide technical assistance to sub-grantees, attend and participate in Pennsylvania Voice statewide partnership meetings, and engage in national AAPI Civic Engagement activities. Additional responsibilities include assisting with agency and administrative tasks.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is based in South Philadelphia and will require the ability to travel within the city.
Necessary Special Requirements: Applicants must undergo criminal, child abuse and health background checks. SEAMAAC will consider all applicants fairly and will review background check results to determine whether they affect the applicant’s suitability for the job.
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.
Salary and Benefits:
Hours:Primarily during business hours depending on Civic Engagement Program needs. This position will require some travel, evenings and a minimum of five (5) weekend assignments per year.
Benefits: Paid sick leave, holiday pay, health insurance, paid vacation, and all other benefits available for full-time employees.
SEAMAAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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