Good Jobs Coalition Coordinator- Job Description
The Good Jobs Coalition Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the activities of a city-wide coalition established in 2018, bringing together non profit organizations, local government, a community college, and a workforce board. The main responsibility of the Coordinator is to facilitate the progress of the GJC Workplan, which was derived in part from the City of Chelsea’s Workforce Development Action Plan.
The Chelsea Good Jobs Coalition engages the city, businesses, and local non-profits to create an economically stable and mobile employment pipeline for the residents of Chelsea and other Metro North communities. The GJC focuses on mitigating socioeconomic and institutional constraints through building shared systems, referrals based on organizational specializations, alignment on political efforts, and collective action in equitable labor advocacy..
Coalition Support and Coordination (75%)
- Develop and maintain deep familiarity with the goals and objectives of the GJC Work Plan, City of Chelsea Workforce Development Action Plan, the MassUp Partnership, and the Mass Hire
- Metro North Workforce Board’s THRIVE initiative; current
- Maintain data and strategy for state legislative proposals related to labor rights and workforce development resources, including the scope of work and deliverables of any grant agreements and contracts being undertaken under the GJC banner.
- Develop agendas and materials for monthly Coalition meetings, monitoring action items as progress toward Workplan goals
- Develop and maintain a public-facing calendar of GJC programming and an internal calendar of anticipated programming
- Maintain data on direct services offered under the GJC logo
- Support the development of grant applications and funder reports
- Prepare materials for public meetings, presentations to elected officials, and general public awareness of the GJC
- Generate a quarterly summary of GJC activities for internal (GJC members’) use
- Help develop and maintain a comprehensive system for identifying and communicating job openings and training opportunities relevant to our population
- Supervise Coalition administrative support staff
- Supervise, mentor, and/or direct the work activities of students and assigned temporary staff
- Manage and oversee expenditures of Coalition budget (or contract)
- Seek and write grant proposals to obtain additional funding as needed
Direct Service (10%)
- Assist program participants individually and in groups with job search-related activities.
- Coordinate relevant certification tests, technical courses, and education resources
- Maintain list of interested community members and their program engagement
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
- Associate Degree in Human Services, Business Administration, Public Health, Education, or related field.
- 1-3 years of experience in workforce development or related field (other social services, public health, psychology, social work) required
- Fluency on high-level proficiency of Spanish required.
- Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills required.
- Preferred candidates will have a strong knowledge of the Metro North labor market, the socioeconomic and institutional barriers to equitable employment for MN communities, and organizations involved in mitigating those barriers
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