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Community Ambassador II

  • ... Pacoima, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 24.72 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Community Ambassador II   

JOB TITLE:

Community Ambassador II

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Pacoima Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSITION TITLE: Community Ambassador II

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt, Temporary

REPORTS TO: Project Coordinator

LOCATION: Onsite with offsite activities

WAGE: $24.
72 per hour

START DATE: February 1, 2024

END DATE: April 30, 2024

ABOUT MEND:

MEND-Meet Each Need with Dignity is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Pacoima, CA serving the crisis needs of the most vulnerable community members.
Operating the San Fernando Valley’s most extensive Community Nourishment Programs, MEND distributes almost 4 million pounds of good food a year.
And, in

alignment with MEND’s mission and long-term commitment to strengthen families and the community, MEND helps individuals address and overcome the long-term challenges that have kept them from thriving through our more intensive services and programs.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Community Ambassador II will coordinate community trainings, workshops, meetings and conduct outreach, providing information and resources on the State’s highest priority public awareness campaigns.
Outreach campaigns include Water Conservation, Extreme Heat, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) and COVID Vaccinations.
The Community Ambassador II will conduct outreach through in-person events, phone calls, tabling, door-to-door and community canvassing, interacting with community members on a one-on-one basis, answering questions, assisting with rapid response efforts, and assisting community members in accessing state resources.
The ideal candidate will have previous community organizing experience and strong formal and informal networks in our target communities within the San Fernando Valley.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.
Coordinate a series of interactive trainings, meetings and workshops providing direct assistance to community members, overseeing all aspects of events to ensure success including outreach, community collaboration, procurement of supplies and ensuring daily recordkeeping and submission of all activities.

2.
Conduct highly interactive outreach to build awareness on state campaigns primarily through:

a.
Door-to-door canvassing

b.
Community Canvassing

c.
Tabling at events

d.
Phone banking

e.
Other outreach methods as assigned.

3.
Prepare and assemble required materials for community canvassing efforts (flyers, banners, wagons, canopies, etc.
)

4.
Complete and submit Daily Activity Data reports to Lead on a daily basis.

5.
Supports in establishing and maintaining relationships with Community Based Organizations to facilitate collaborative outreach efforts.

6.
Participates in project training sessions and meetings with contracting agency, as required.

7.
Other duties as assigned and relevant to the project.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Ability to occasionally move supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs for various outreach event needs and lift up to 25 lbs, with constant lifting of small objects.

· Occasionally assemble, lift and carry materials and supplies required for activity.

· Perform sustained, repetitive, manual and circular motion tasks with the upper extremities.

· Must be willing to occasionally be on feet 3-4 hours of a nine-hour day.

· Must be willing to occasionally work in outdoor temperatures with a frequency of being in noisy and dusty environments.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree required or a combination skills and experience in lieu of degree.

· Bi-lingual; fluency in languages such as Spanish, Tagalog, Armenian, or American Sign language are required.

· Experience with community organizing 2 years minimum required.

· Existing formal and informal networks in Service Planning Area 2, required.

· Understanding of available public and private resources to support community members.

· Experience in leading engaging presentations/teaching/coaching type sessions

· Ability to work independently and as a team player.

· High energy, friendly, organized, and detailed-oriented.

· Valid CA Driver’s License and Current insurance; Must have reliable transportation, position requires extensive local travel.

· Excellent internet and research skills; Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

· Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills

· Experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds.

· Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate outreach activities.

Time Commitment: Full time 70 hours per bi-weekly pay period through end of grant term on April 30, 2024.
Temporary position.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include occasional evenings and weekends.
Position requires extensive local travel.

All positions contingent on continued funding.

All County-funded workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process.
Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@mendpoverty.
org.
Position open until filled.

The above statements reflect the essential functions considered necessary to describe the principal content of the job.
They are not intended to be a complete statement of all work requirements or duties that may be inherent in the job.
MEND is an equal opportunity employer.

MEND, named the 2022 Daily News Reader’s Choice FAVORITE WORKPLACE, is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.
We foster a culture that honors different perspectives, opinions, and backgrounds.
Company culture is at our core.

Culture

- Warm and welcoming environment

- Staff and volunteers have a passion for making the world a better place

- Investment in, care and appreciation for all employees

- Celebrate success together at staff meetings, annual holiday celebration and for outstanding achievements

- Emphasizes personal and professional skill development through quarterly performance appraisals and regular 1:1 meetings with management

- Commitment to program excellence and impact

Core Values

- Excellence in programs, outcomes, and operations

- Informed, holistic approaches through active listening and credible messengers

- Integrity in our actions, building trust in our community and donors

- Transparency and integrity in all we do

- Dignity & respect for those we serve and each other

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $24.
72 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 35 per week

Experience level:

  • 2 years

Schedule:

  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

24.72 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707481243-c662bd734dda0b22f1cdfcfacd60926c

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Pacoima

Job Origin:

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POSITION TITLE: Community Ambassador II

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt, Temporary

REPORTS TO: Project Coordinator

LOCATION: Onsite with offsite activities

WAGE: $24.72 per hour

START DATE: February 1, 2024

END DATE: April 30, 2024

ABOUT MEND:

MEND-Meet Each Need with Dignity is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Pacoima, CA serving the crisis needs of the most vulnerable community members. Operating the San Fernando Valley’s most extensive Community Nourishment Programs, MEND distributes almost 4 million pounds of good food a year. And, in

alignment with MEND’s mission and long-term commitment to strengthen families and the community, MEND helps individuals address and overcome the long-term challenges that have kept them from thriving through our more intensive services and programs.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Community Ambassador II will coordinate community trainings, workshops, meetings and conduct outreach, providing information and resources on the State’s highest priority public awareness campaigns. Outreach campaigns include Water Conservation, Extreme Heat, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) and COVID Vaccinations. The Community Ambassador II will conduct outreach through in-person events, phone calls, tabling, door-to-door and community canvassing, interacting with community members on a one-on-one basis, answering questions, assisting with rapid response efforts, and assisting community members in accessing state resources. The ideal candidate will have previous community organizing experience and strong formal and informal networks in our target communities within the San Fernando Valley.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Coordinate a series of interactive trainings, meetings and workshops providing direct assistance to community members, overseeing all aspects of events to ensure success including outreach, community collaboration, procurement of supplies and ensuring daily recordkeeping and submission of all activities.

2. Conduct highly interactive outreach to build awareness on state campaigns primarily through:

a. Door-to-door canvassing

b. Community Canvassing

c. Tabling at events

d. Phone banking

e. Other outreach methods as assigned.

3. Prepare and assemble required materials for community canvassing efforts (flyers, banners, wagons, canopies, etc.)

4. Complete and submit Daily Activity Data reports to Lead on a daily basis.

5. Supports in establishing and maintaining relationships with Community Based Organizations to facilitate collaborative outreach efforts.

6. Participates in project training sessions and meetings with contracting agency, as required.

7. Other duties as assigned and relevant to the project.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Ability to occasionally move supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs for various outreach event needs and lift up to 25 lbs, with constant lifting of small objects.

· Occasionally assemble, lift and carry materials and supplies required for activity.

· Perform sustained, repetitive, manual and circular motion tasks with the upper extremities.

· Must be willing to occasionally be on feet 3-4 hours of a nine-hour day.

· Must be willing to occasionally work in outdoor temperatures with a frequency of being in noisy and dusty environments.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree required or a combination skills and experience in lieu of degree.

· Bi-lingual; fluency in languages such as Spanish, Tagalog, Armenian, or American Sign language are required.

· Experience with community organizing 2 years minimum required.

· Existing formal and informal networks in Service Planning Area 2, required.

· Understanding of available public and private resources to support community members.

· Experience in leading engaging presentations/teaching/coaching type sessions

· Ability to work independently and as a team player.

· High energy, friendly, organized, and detailed-oriented.

· Valid CA Driver’s License and Current insurance; Must have reliable transportation, position requires extensive local travel.

· Excellent internet and research skills; Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

· Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills

· Experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds.

· Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate outreach activities.

Time Commitment: Full time 70 hours per bi-weekly pay period through end of grant term on April 30, 2024. Temporary position. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include occasional evenings and weekends. Position requires extensive local travel.

All positions contingent on continued funding.

All County-funded workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@mendpoverty.org. Position open until filled.

The above statements reflect the essential functions considered necessary to describe the principal content of the job. They are not intended to be a complete statement of all work requirements or duties that may be inherent in the job. MEND is an equal opportunity employer.

MEND, named the 2022 Daily News Reader’s Choice FAVORITE WORKPLACE, is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We foster a culture that honors different perspectives, opinions, and backgrounds. Company culture is at our core.

Culture

- Warm and welcoming environment

- Staff and volunteers have a passion for making the world a better place

- Investment in, care and appreciation for all employees

- Celebrate success together at staff meetings, annual holiday celebration and for outstanding achievements

- Emphasizes personal and professional skill development through quarterly performance appraisals and regular 1:1 meetings with management

- Commitment to program excellence and impact

Core Values

- Excellence in programs, outcomes, and operations

- Informed, holistic approaches through active listening and credible messengers

- Integrity in our actions, building trust in our community and donors

- Transparency and integrity in all we do

- Dignity & respect for those we serve and each other

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $24.72 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 35 per week

Experience level:

  • 2 years

Schedule:

  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

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