• Community Engagement Coordinator

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/19/2019 1:48 PM)
    Req ID
    2019-17321
    Dept
    Immigrant Advancement
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    May Community Participate
    Salary Min
    49,502.57
    Salary Max
    68,919.74
    Union
    MYO
    Openings
    1
    Contact Email
    Mayra.Canetti@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

     

    The Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA) works to strengthen the ability of immigrants and Boston’s diverse cultural and linguistic communities to fully participate in the economic, civic, social, and cultural life of Boston. Under the direction of the Community Engagement Project Manager: The Community Engagement Coordinator will focus on community outreach and relationship building, expands and strengthens MOIA’s services in diverse immigrant communities, manages MOIA’s social media accounts, and provides logistical support to special projects and events.

    Responsibilities:

    Develops and maintains current MOIA relationships with immigrant communities, identifies their needs, and works with MOIA team to best address them.
    ● Expands and fosters new relationships and engagement pathways with immigrant communities not currently served by MOIA, identify their needs, and work with MOIA team to best address them.
    ● Develops and implements community engagement activities/events to expand and strengthen immigrant community awareness of and access to MOIA’s services, with focused engagement of immigrant residents/communities not currently connected to MOIA.
    ● Build strong relationships with community partners, city departments, volunteers, and other stakeholders
    ● Implement strategies to promote MOIA’s programs and priorities (e.g. Immigrant Information Corners, Annual Citizenship Day, neighborhood community conversations etc.)
    ● Manages the execution/logistics of key community engagement initiatives, including but not limited to Annual Citizenship Day, Know Your Rights workshops, partnership with Boston Public Schools, and others.
    ● Organizes and creates effective outreach tools including presentations, promotional scripts, project literature etc.
    ● Updates and maintains MOIA’s social media accounts to promote MOIA and other City programs and priorities
    ● Updates MOIA’s website to disseminate and promote MOIA’s programs, resources, and initiatives.
    ● Coordinates MOIA’s bi-monthly pro-bono immigration clinics.
    ● Maintains organization and growth of contact lists (community organizations, government entities, media etc.)
    ● Attends events, meetings, resources fairs to represent MOIA.
    ● Serves as a MOIA liaison to the general public.
    ● Coordinates special projects as assigned.
    ● Participates in regular office responsibilities, including phone coverage and constituent services.
    ● Performs related work as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    Applicant must have at least three (3) years of fulltime, or equivalent part-time experience in development and implementation, organization of training and community events. Bachelor’s degree can be substituted for one year of the required experience.
    ● Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills.
    ● Ability to organize and inspire cooperation and collaboration
    ● Experience in group facilitation, organizing training and community events preferred.
    ● Strong skills and experience in social media.
    ● Graphic design proficiency.
    ● Ability to take initiative and work independently and as part of a team.
    ● Knowledge of the diverse immigrant communities across Boston.
    ● Fluency in English and Haitian Creole or French or Spanish preferred (additional languages a plus).
    ● Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate evenings and weekends events.
    ● Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.

     

    BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.
    Terms:
    Union/Grade/Salary Plan: Nonunion/MO-6, $49,502-$68,919
    Hours per week: 35

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