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Census Complete Count Fund Captain

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Asian American Federation | New York, NY
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Published 17 days ago

February 3, 2020
Up to $25Salary is $25 per hour for a 25-hour work week.

Established in 1989, the Asian American Federation (AAF) is a pan-Asian nonprofit leadership organization that represents and supports a network of nearly 70 Asian American community service organizations in New York City, which work in the fields of health & human services, education, economic development, civic participation, and social justice. AAF’s mission is to raise the influence and well-being of the pan-Asian American community through research, policy advocacy, public awareness, and organizational development. 

Overview: 

This part-time contract position will run from February to June 2020 and require 25 hours of work per week. 

AAF is seeking an exceptionally qualified candidate for the role of Census Captain. The Census Captain will work closely with the Census Complete Count Fund Program Manager to coordinate on-the-ground outreach efforts to inform community members about the significance of the census and the importance of census self-response; identify and address barriers to Census participation; ask and encourage New Yorkers to self-respond to the 2020 Census; and connect them to the tools and resources they need to self-respond. 

Responsibilities: 

Working under the guidance of the Census CCF Program Manager, the Census Captain will: 

  • Ensure that outreach-related outcomes are being met as part of the city-wide strategy 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with AAF’s stakeholders as they relate to the NYC Census 2020 Campaign 
  • Engage New Yorkers about the census through a variety of activities, including canvassing, tabling, phone-banking, text-banking, town halls, teach-ins, and other types of events 
  • Participate as a collaborative member of AAF’s in-house Census team in strategizing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the outreach and community engagement effort 
  • Track census engagement activities using both qualitative and quantitative methods 
  • Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities related to the census 
  • Adhere to all data security and privacy protocols around census engagement 
  • Lead volunteer recruitment and training efforts 

Qualifications: 

  • Experience managing field staff and/or volunteers 
  • Experience in community engagement, campaign work, or other forms of direct outreach 
  • Excellent communication, project management, and multi-tasking skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills 
  • Demonstrated cultural competence with respect to Asian communities, particularly in Staten Island 
  • Understanding of New York City’s diversity and experience working with people of diverse backgrounds 
  • Flexible time schedule, with willingness to work occasional weekend and evening hours 
  • Proficiency in use of technology, such as laptops and tablets 

Established in 1989, the Asian American Federation (AAF) is a pan-Asian nonprofit leadership organization that represents and supports a network of nearly 70 Asian American community service organizations in New York City, which work in…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Written and spoken proficiency in an Asian language, particularly in Chinese, Urdu, Korean, Tagalog, Malayalam, Bengali, Sinhala, or Hindi.

Written and spoken proficiency in an Asian language, particularly in Chinese, Urdu, Korean, Tagalog, Malayalam, Bengali, Sinhala, or Hindi.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume with [Last Name] Census Outreach Captain in the subject line to HR@aafederation.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will begin in February 2020. No phone calls, please. 

 

Please email cover letter and resume with [Last Name] Census Outreach Captain in the subject line to HR@aafederation.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the…

Location

120 Wall Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10005

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