FaithAction is hiring a new Community Education and Advocacy Coordinator!
This is a great opportunity for an experienced, bilingual person who is passionate about serving, loving, and protecting our neighbors.
The purpose of the Community Education and Advocacy Coordinator is to strengthen FaithAction’s proactive outreach and education work with diverse immigrant communities towards greater self-sufficiency and community integration, while empowering them to educate and advocate for change alongside of FaithAction.
This position will also assist the Executive Director with the expansion of the FaithAction ID program and help coordinate FaithAction advocacy initiatives in North Carolina.
Please send a brief cover letter and resume by Friday, February 14th to Executive Director, David Fraccaro - email@example.com.
The Community Education and Advocacy Coordinator will:
- Consistent networking and meetings with diverse immigrant and refugee communities to assess needs, gaps, hopes, and contributions.
- Create and provide educational forums with diverse immigrant communities on navigating a new culture and social system, community laws and resources, immigrant rights, family violence issues, and much more.
- Work with the Executive Director on managing NC Driver’s License campaign, and responses to immigrant detention and deportation.
- Empower immigrant and refugee leaders, as well as community partners and volunteers, to speak out and take action alongside FaithAction.
- Assist FaithAction Executive Director on expanding the FaithAction ID network within North Carolina and other strategic initiatives, as well as all staff on FaithAction ID drives and Stranger to Neighbor events.
A strong candidate will have a bachelor or advanced degree in social work, education, political science, conflict resolution, or human rights, with a focus in multicultural education, interfaith cooperation, and immigration. The position requires excellent bilingual speaking and writing skills (Spanish and English, French, Vietnamese, or Arabic a plus), and at least 3 years of experience serving, educating, and advocating alongside diverse immigrant populations. We are looking for someone with outstanding multicultural communication and public speaking skills, and who has been highly effective in developing advocacy efforts on immigration and human rights. Candidates must also demonstrate a strong ethic of staff teamwork, encouragement, and collaboration. The position will require a car to travel throughout North Carolina as needed, and may include occasional trips outside of the state.