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EMPLOYMENT & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Family Connector 

Part Time Position

Everett Haitian Community Center (EHCC) will host a Family Connector for Project RISE. The Family Connector will work in collaboration with the other sites in Project RISE and two Community Engagement consultants to design, create, and implement the two phases of Project RISE, capacity-building and interventions. During the capacity-building phase, the Family Connector will play a central role in organizational development, asset mapping and partnership development, and community design strategies. In the intervention phase, the Family Connector will implement intervention strategies at the individual, family, community, and policy levels. The Family Connector will be part of a Learning Community that involves Family Connectors from the other agencies in Project RISE.

Training will be provided to ensure that the Family Connector has the skills and knowledge to plan, deliver, and modify programs and services. The Family Connector will meet on a regular basis with the Project RISE Director of EHCC and the two Community Engagement consultants for supervision and support.

Some evening and weekend work will be required, and the Family Connector must have the ability to travel locally as needed. 

Please note that this is a part-time, grant-funded temporary contracted employee position expected to last approximately 2.5 years.

Preferred experience:

  • Experience working with immigrant populations strongly preferred
  • Ideal candidate will have knowledge of social work and theology
  • Project management experience 
  • Interest or experience planning events
  • Ability to use a computer and software such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Zoom  

Compensation: 30/hr; grant-funded temporary contracted employee position

Number of hours per week: 20-24 hrs

 

 

     

    Responsibilities

      • Organize and coordinate the day to day operations for Project RISE in the host agency
      • Communicate effectively with host agency and Project RISE staff and community partners
      • Regular meetings with Community Engagement consultants, other Family Connectors, and Project RISE agencies
      • Conduct capacity building activities (e.g. asset mapping and environmental scan) for the organization with the support of the Community Engagement consultants 
      • Identify strategic partnerships for the agency to leverage
      • Coordinate local partnerships to support emotional wellness
      • Plan and execute community design strategy workshops for the community in collaboration with the Community Engagement consultants
      • Conduct and coordinate intervention services 
        • Assess family and community needs through on-going intake and evaluation
        • Conduct individual and family interventions such as support groups and workshops
        • Provide training to community members on racial equity and financial health
        • Coordinate community activities which may include workshops and recreational activities
      • Refer individuals and families to clinical services when deemed necessary
      • Collect and monitor evaluation data for reporting purposes
      • Participate in on-going training
      • Represent the host agency of Project RISE at different stakeholder meetings
      • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Education: BA with preference given to candidates with a Masters
    • Bilingual proficiency in English and Haitian Creole or French (both spoken and written)
    • Lived experience (either first or second generation immigrant preferred)
    • Ability to know how to listen and build trusting relationships with families and community members
    • Strong organizational and coordination skills 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Group facilitation skills
    • Knowledge and awareness of the local community and immigrant family issues
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

    Interested?

    Email us: info@theehcc.org