Program Coordinator – Community Impact PSE

Job Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Community Impact-PSE
Reports to: Program Manager
Hours: Full-time, occasional evenings, and weekend work possible
Starting Wage: $21/hr.

Stop the Hate project aims to provide support and services which may include, but not limited to community engagement and education; community conflict resolution; in- language outreach; services to escort community members in public; community healing; collaboration; cross-racial building; community diversity training; and local or regional rapid response to hate incidents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage completion of outlined grant objectives and deliverables.
• Attend outreach and community events.
• Comfortable conducting educational presentations to the community.
• Basic knowledge of social media and creating postings.
• Plan and implement community engagement strategies (such as community forum, arts-based healing events, and/or trainings, etc.).
• Attend all weekly meetings and reflective supervision.
• Communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Collect, analyze, report, and file all relevant documentation in OneDrive folder.
• Participate in required workshops, webinars, trainings, and conference calls.
• Attend regular meetings with Stop the Hate staff.
• Attend, recruit, and participate in the Antelope Valley Regional Convening meeting to coordinate Rapid Response Services.
• Complete and submit all required grant reports and provide monthly updates to Program Manager.
• Carry out other duties as determined by Program Manager and/or Associate Director of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change.

Experience & Requirements:

• Program Coordinator will be required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public Policy and/or Social Sciences two (2) years’ full time and detailed experience in the fields of Public Health, Public Policy and/or community organizing and advocacy.
• Experience working with underserved communities.
• Must pass background check.
• TB test clearance.
• Maintain CA driver’s license.
• Must have automobile and proof of insurance.
• Must provide COVID-19 vaccination card.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and require minimal supervision.
• Effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills preferred.
• Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and organizational relationships.
• Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining positive communication with staff and clients.
• Ability to determine work priorities.
• Ability to make decisions and take appropriate actions.
• Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations.
• Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties.
• Ability to establish positive rapport with diverse populations, utilizing cross-cultural skills and knowledge of cultural and religious differences, attitudes and practices.
• Ability to be culturally sensitive, tolerant, and non-judgmental.
• Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to understand distribution site operations.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
• Bilingual preferred.
• Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by AVPH Board of Directors.

Working Conditions:
• Primarily an office environment; with hybrid – remote option
• Employee will be required to perform repetitive physical and mental activities, have face-to-face and telephone contact with individuals, work with others in a group or team, and work with the public.
• Will be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• Work may be performed under stressful and emotional conditions.