Mayfair Coordinator – Fuertes Network & Development

Mayfair Coordinator – Fuertes Network & Development

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This Mayfair Coordinator position provides leadership and support for professional development and network-building efforts for the SOMOS Fuertes program, as part of the Learning and Leadership Development (LLD) department. This staff member plays a key role in the development of a vibrant network  of well-trained, highly skilled promotores to increase access to economic opportunity for excluded workers, create connections between institutions and local communities, and carry out transformative work that advances community wellbeing and justice. They will also expand access to professional development opportunities for the wider SOMOS Collective and partner initiatives.

The Fuertes Network & Development Coordinator will be directly responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of a radically inclusive professional development strategy, including workshops, practice spaces, and other forms of support. This position will support community-building within the Fuertes network, building a sense of belonging for promotores and cultivating a culture of compañerismo and cooperation that challenges competition and individualism. The Fuertes Network & Development Coordinator will also closely align their work with other programmatic areas in order to move forward SOMOS’ strategic priorities.

This position reports directly to the Fuertes Economic Justice Manager and works alongside a team of program coordinators and Program Assistants.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications and Qualities

  • Deep passion and commitment to grassroots leadership and to advancing racial, economic, and social justice in immigrant, working class, and multi-generational communities.
  • Experience in community organizing, popular education, or movement organizations preferred.
  • Experience or willingness to learn about promotor models.
  • Experience applying popular education methodology in group facilitation and developing participatory workshops.
  • Experience effectively supervising volunteers, leaders, promotores, and/or staff.
  • Experience with innovative workforce development programs and/or economic justice background preferred.
  • Desire to collaborate and co-create projects with others. Comfort with community-led strategy and delegating responsibilities to others.
  • Desire and commitment to experiment and develop new, innovative approaches, while implementing and executing quality work.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions, manage ambiguity, and be solution-oriented. Desire to engage in ongoing learning.
  • Commitment to nurturing healthy relationships and communication and openness to working within a restorative organization.
  • Consistently high-quality analysis, decision-making and judgment.

Key Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bilingual/biliterate Spanish-English required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups.
  • Ability to self-direct and take initiative in the area of work. Strong time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace programs.
  • Experience utilizing social media platforms for community outreach preferred.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends.
  • Valid California driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.
  • Fingerprint and background check may be required.

Learn more about this and other opportunities by visiting our website Careers page!

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@somosmayfair.org

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