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20 Jan 2019

Full-Time Bilingual Outreach Coordinator – Posted by Sacramento, California, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:
This position reports to the Director of Programs and works in partnership with other programming staff,
stakeholders, service providers, as well as directly with adult and youth community members of diverse
backgrounds. This is a new, full-time, non-exempt position.
Community Resources:
Bilingual Outreach Coordinator (Spanish)
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center seeks
Bilingual Outreach Coordinator
to manage all outreach
activists, Spanish translation, and community resource referral efforts in our work to create a region where
Latinx, Spanish-speaking, Transgender, and immigrant/refugee LGBTQ+ people thrive. This position will
serve as the key staff member focused on raising awareness of Latinx LGBTQIA+ equity and social justice
issues, organizing support for these communities, and increasing access to Spanish language and
culturally affirming programs and services, and creating a hub of resource referrals with an emphasis on crime victim services, healthcare, education, faith-based, public and nonprofit social service agencies.
• Conduct motivational interviews in Spanish with clients to identify client needs.
• Conduct vulnerability and immediate needs assessment using the VI-SPDAT (Vulnerability Index-Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool) to determine risk and prioritization.
• Provide referrals to in-house services, and community-based organizations to assist in preventing
re-entry to homelessness and avoid re-victimization after stays in emergency housing.
• Work in coordination with case managers in our youth housing programs to develop Individual Service Plans that detail the supports, activities, and resources required for youth to transition from
homelessness to self-sufficiency.
• Assist in monitoring youth’s progress and remove any roadblocks that may hinder their success.
• Provide in-person and over the phone Spanish translation services for clients.
• Coordinate services available to the Transgender Latinx community.

Community Organizing & Advocacy:
• Serve as lead Center staff member for the Latinx, Spanish-speaking, and immigrant/refugee LGBTQIA+ community.
• Cultivate a collaborative network of affirming service providers focused on serving the LGBTQIA+ Latinx, Spanish-speaking, and immigrant communities.
• Serve as a representative of the organization in Spanish-speaking collaborative partner networks and at related community events and activities.
• Monitor public policy initiatives, educate policy makers and staff, and make recommendations for support/opposition of issues relevant to the LGBTQIA+ community; draft letters and talking points in alignment with the Center’s position.
• Organize community members to engage with policy makers on equity and social justice initiatives
• Work in collaboration with the Youth Outreach Coordinator to raise awareness in the Building
Healthy Communities (BHC) community regarding what rejection and discrimination look like in communities of color and its traumatic health impacts through traditional and social media outreach
Community Outreach:
• Research, design, and cultivate a marketing strategy to highlight the Spanish-speaking services offered by the Center.

• Translate all Center collateral materials and outreach information into Spanish.
• Increase staff’s critical consciousness in areas of immigration, Transgender women of color, and undocuqueer experiences.
• In collaboration with the Outreach & Training Institute Director, develop LGBTQIA+ cultural humility
training presentations in Spanish customized for educators, healthcare providers, elder care facilities, public safety agencies, social service providers, faith communities, and other businesses and organizations
• Engage parents, families, cultural organizations, and faith communities to educate and create brave spaces for the Latinx LGBTQIA+ community.
General Duties:
● Develop and manage meaningful volunteer and internship opportunities to support the program
● Develop printed and electronic materials to support program activities and market our training
program offerings
● Collect and enter outcome data and draft progress reports on grant deliverables
● Coordinate meetings, activities, workshops relevant to the program
● Collaborate with program, development, and operations staff to maximize the reach of Center
programs and advocacy efforts
● Serve as a representative of the organization in collaborative partner networks and at related
community and Center events and activities and other duties as assigned.
● Bachelor’s degree in community organizing and advocacy, Spanish, marketing or communications, gender or ethnic studies, social work, public health, education, or relevant field. Four years of directly related work experience may be substituted for formal education.
● Passion for the Center’s mission and work to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive and a commitment to follow all policies and procedures of the organization
● Expertise in the area of LGBTQ identities, undocumented/immigrant experiences, the intersectionality of gender, race, sexuality, age, disability, and economic justice
● Ability speak, read, write, and translate proficiently in Spanish is required
● Flexible availability to work occasional evening and weekend hours as needed
● Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable automobile transportation with proof of valid
insurance. Must be willing to drive and fly to participate in collaborations and training and outreach
primarily in the Sacramento region, but also on occasion statewide.
● Offer of employment may be contingent on satisfactory results of a criminal history background
● Minimum of 2 years with experience in community organizing, translation services, outreach, education, or another related field
● Knowledge of Central and South American countries, histories of migration, and homophobic and transphobic government policies
● Existing relationships with service providers, advocates, and stakeholders engaged with LGBTQIA+, Latinx, immigrant/refugee communities
● Knowledge of Trauma Informed Service Model and client-centered approach
● Ability to relate and work effectively with youth and adults of diverse backgrounds, races/ethnicities,
abilities, ages, sexual orientations and gender identities in a multicultural environment in an empathetic, non-judgmental, and empowering way
● Working knowledge of community resources as they relate to crime victim services, homelessness,
and youth
• Conduct outreach and train volunteers to do outreach at community events with an emphasis on the South Sacramento area, cultural events, schools, and faith communities.

● Demonstrated experience with case management, counseling, housing, employment, immigration issues, or other direct social service provision
● Ability to maintain strict confidentiality for clients and personnel
● Experience developing training curriculum, writing supplemental materials, and presenting to audiences of up to 100+ people.
● Prefer experience developing digital and webinar-based training with incorporated testing.
● Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; public speaking, facilitation, and
coalition building capabilities to balance interests, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
● Understanding of grant project management including activity design and data collection to ensure
contract deliverables
● Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, client services databases, and social media tools
● Requires safely lifting or moving up to 25 lbs. on an occasional basis and navigating tight storage space
● Full-time, non-exempt, 40-hours per week
● $16 per hour
● Monthly stipend to assist with health coverage
● Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
● Annual professional development opportunities
To Apply:

How to Apply

Go to Please submit a cover letter and a resume in a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document by email with “Bilingual Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line to No phone calls or in-person applications please. Successful candidates who are invited to an on-site interview will be required to give a 15-minute presentation in Spanish. About the Organization: The Sacramento LGBT Community Center works to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive. We support the health and wellness of the most marginalized, advocate for equality and justice, and work to build a culturally rich LGBTQ community. Position is located in Sacramento, CA. Equal Opportunity: The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, HIV/AIDS status, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: LGBT Health, Outreach, and Spanish. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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