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COMMUNITY EDUCATION & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

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Connecticut Fair Housing Center | Hartford, CT
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Connecticut Fair Housing Center


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Published 13 days ago

Start Date

July 15, 2019

Application Deadline

June 21, 2019

Salary

$45,000 - $55,200


The Connecticut Fair Housing Center seeks an innovative, energetic, and experienced Community Education and Outreach Coordinator. This position will work closely with all staff, and will be primarily responsible for organizing community-based legal education projects that train and empower residents to assert their fair housing rights, building and maintaining relationships with key allies and partners across the state, disseminating information about fair housing and the work of the Center, and developing and implementing strategies to ensure that the Center’s work is responsive to the concerns of target communities.

Responsibilities Include:

·      Coordinating community education projects including the development, marketing, and delivery of fair housing trainings for the general public, community organizations, social service agencies that work with those protected by the fair housing laws, and other target populations;

·      Building and maintaining new and existing partnerships with organizations working on issues facing our clients, including tenants’ associations, grassroots community groups, social services providers, advocacy organizations, and others;

·      Building coalitions with other organizations to advocate for racial and economic justice, homeowners’ and renters’ rights, disability rights, LGBTQIA+ equality, and other transformative objectives;

·      Attending community meetings and other public events to build relationships, raise the Center’s profile and gather information about issues that may have fair housing implications;

·      Soliciting input and feedback from community members, partner organizations, and former clients to inform the Center’s work;

·      Expanding the audience for the Center’s written materials;

·      Seeking new ways to coordinate outreach and education between all staff members and engage other staff in outreach and education efforts;

·     Taking on other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

·      Either a BA degree and 2 years of experience in community outreach, advocacy, training, education, community organizing, or related field OR, AA degree, and 4 years of directly related experience;

·      Exceptional interpersonal skills; proven ability to cultivate relationships with and establish networks among a diverse set of stakeholders, including clients, partner organizations, community groups, etc.;

·      Excellent verbal and written communication skills; public speaking/training experience strongly preferred;

·      Demonstrated interest in and passion for combating housing discrimination or other civil rights violations, or related issues;

·      Ability to work independently and take initiative;

·      Ability to collaborate well with others;

·      Proficient in Word and Excel; experience with other relevant software programs and with managing social media accounts and/or websites helpful.

·      Bi-lingual and/or bi-cultural individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

·      Must be willing and able to travel throughout CT for meetings, trainings, and other events (mileage reimbursed).


The Connecticut Fair Housing Center seeks an innovative, energetic, and experienced Community Education and Outreach Coordinator. This position will work closely with all staff, and will be primarily responsible for organizing…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

health insurance, life insurance, long term disability, vacation, sick, and personal time

health insurance, life insurance, long term disability, vacation, sick, and personal time

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish highly desired.

Fluency in Spanish highly desired.

How To Apply

Please include a writing sample that reflects the applicant’s own work without significant revision from others as well as the names and addresses of people who can act as references. Please do not call.

Please include a writing sample that reflects the applicant’s own work without significant revision from others as well as the names and addresses of people who can act as…

Location

60 Popieluszko Court, Hartford, CT 01060
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