Bilingual Community Resource & Outreach Coordinator (Spanish)

Sacramento LGBT Community Center is currently seeking an experienced Bilingual Community Resource & Outreach Coordinator (Spanish) to join our join our team in Sacramento, California.

About Us:
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center works to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive. We support the health and wellness of the most marginalized, advocate for equality and justice, and work to build a culturally rich LGBTQ+ community.

Summary:
The Bilingual Community Resource and Outreach Coordinator to develop working relationships with a variety of providers and businesses that they will leverage to assist clients to navigate through various systems of care, governmental agencies, and businesses to achieve client outcomes as described in them Individual Service Plan. Spanish translation, and community resource referral efforts in our work to create a region where Latinx, Spanish-speaking, Transgender, and immigrant/refugee LGBTQ+ people thrive. This position will serve as the key staff member focused on raising awareness of Latinx LGBTQIA+ equity and social justice issues, organizing support for these communities, and increasing access to Spanish language and culturally affirming programs and services, and creating a hub of resource referrals with an emphasis on crime victim services, healthcare, education, faith-based, public and nonprofit social service agencies. This position reports to the Director of Health Services and works in partnership with other programming staff, stakeholders, service providers, as well as directly with adult and youth community members of diverse backgrounds.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Research, design, and cultivate a marketing strategy to highlight the Spanish-speaking services offered by the Center.
  • Help translate Center collateral materials and outreach information into Spanish.
  • Increase staff’s critical consciousness in areas of immigration, Transgender people of color, and queer experiences.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Advocacy & Training, develop LGBTQIA+ cultural humility training presentations in Spanish customized for educators, healthcare providers, elder care facilities, public safety agencies, social service providers, faith communities, and other businesses and organizations
  • Conduct outreach and train volunteers to do outreach at community events with an emphasis on the South Sacramento area, cultural events, schools, and faith communities.
  • Engage parents, families, cultural organizations, and faith communities to educate and create brave spaces for the Latinx LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Partner with the Community Resources Coordinator in order to provide respite clients with services in Spanish.
  • Cultivate partnerships with service providers in the greater Sacramento in order to increase the Center’s capacity to serve the Latinx community.
  • Draft progress reports on grant deliverables and assist in the data collection of program use and evaluation of client needs and data reports.
  • Coordinate meetings, activities, workshops relevant to the program
  • Collaborate with program, development, and operations staff to maximize the reach of Center programs and advocacy efforts
Community Resources

  • Conduct motivational interviews in Spanish with clients to identify client needs.
  • Conduct vulnerability and immediate needs assessment using the VI-SPDAT (Vulnerability Index-Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool) to determine risk and prioritization.
  • Provide referrals to in-house services, and community-based organizations to assist in preventing re-entry to homelessness and avoid re-victimization after stays in emergency housing.
  • Work in coordination with case managers in our youth housing programs to develop Individual Service Plans that detail the supports, activities, and resources required for youth to transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency.
  • Assist in monitoring youth’s progress and remove any roadblocks that may hinder their success.
  • Provide in-person and over the phone Spanish translation services for clients.
  • Coordinate services available to the Transgender Latinx community.
  • Support the Community Resource and Groups Coordinator in supporting the Latinx, Spanish-speaking, and Undocumented/Refugee LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Assist in translating materials and information into Spanish.
  • Provide in-person and over the phone Spanish translation services for clients.
  • Conduct client in-takes and provide appropriate referrals to monolingual Spanish-speaking clients.
  • Research, design, and cultivate a marketing strategy to highlight the Spanish-speaking services offered by the Center.
  • Build a network of providers who offer services to the Latinx, Spanish-speaking, Undocumented/Refugee LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Continuously evaluate and update training to maximize effectiveness.
Community Outreach

  • Serve as lead Center staff member for the Latinx, Spanish-speaking, and immigrant/refugee LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Cultivate a collaborative network of affirming service providers focused on serving the LGBTQIA+ Latinx, Spanish-speaking, and immigrant communities.
  • Serve as a representative of the organization in Spanish-speaking collaborative partner networks and at related community events and activities.
  • Monitor public policy initiatives, educate policy makers and staff, and make recommendations for support/opposition of issues relevant to the LGBTQIA+ community. draft letters and talking points in alignment with the Center’s position.
  • Organize community members to engage with policy makers on equity and social justice initiatives
  • Engage parents and family members of LGBTQIA youth in South Sacramento.
  • Engage with schools, faith-based leaders, and cultural groups to educate and create brave spaces for the Latinx LGBTQIA+ community.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Organizing and Advocacy, Spanish, Marketing or Communications, Gender or Ethnic Studies, Social Work, Public Health, Education, or another relevant field. Two years of directly related work experience may be substituted for formal education.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and translate in English and Spanish is required.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be detail-oriented, flexible, and able to multi-task in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent leadership, training, and developmental skills.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, and social media platforms.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable automobile transportation with proof of valid insurance. Must be willing to drive and fly to participate in collaborations, training, and outreach events primarily in the Sacramento region, but also on occasion statewide.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Salary $18-$21/ hour.
  • Benefits package available (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; Employee Assistance
  • Program, 403(b) retirement plans; Paid Holidays, Sick, and Vacation)
This position requires that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 upon hire

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Posted
01/13/2022
Salary Range
$44,000.00 - 71,000.00
per Year
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Location
Sacramento, CA 95828, US
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