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NMIC (Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation)


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Published 13 days ago

February 18, 2020
At least $25

Census Organizer - Part Time

About the Census Complete Count Fund: 

To support a fair and complete count for the 2020 Census, NMIC is working in partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY), Mayor de Blasio’s NYC Census 2020 office, and the New York City Council to mobilize New Yorkers to self-respond to the 2020 census.  NMIC’s team, composed of the Census Captain and six Outreach workers, will be canvassing high traffic areas and events in our community where they are likely to connect with hard-to-reach individuals and will specifically focus on the following high need neighborhoods: Morris Heights, Highbridge, Claremont, and Mount Hope while also supporting the Washington Heights, Inwood and Hamilton Heights areas. We will support this focus by basing most or all team members out of our Bronx Office at 8 Clinton Place. With these efforts our goal is to count 12,000 community members.  

 NMIC is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates for the role of Census Captain. The Census Captain will be responsible for supervising a team of Census Organizers in educating community members about the significance of the census and the importance of census self-response; identifying and dismantling barriers to census participation; asking and encouraging New Yorkers to self-respond to the 2020 census; and connecting them to the tools and resources they need to self-respond. 

Responsibilities: 

Working under the leadership of NMIC’s Census 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 NMIC’s stakeholders as it relates to the NYC Census 2020 Campaign;   
  • Supervise a team of Census Organizers, CUNY Census Corps Students and/or Volunteers on behalf of NMIC’s census engagement plan; 
  • 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; 
  • Track census engagement activities using both qualitative and quantitative methods; 
  • Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities; 
  • Adhere to all data security and privacy protocols around census engagement; 
  • Ensure that support is provided to volunteers in the Washington Heights and Hamilton Heights NOCCs; 
  • Lead volunteer recruitment and training efforts. 
  • Ensure our pop up census self-response centers are fully staffed.  

 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 Latinx and Immigrant communities;  
  • Understanding of New York City’s diversity and experience working with people of diverse backgrounds; 
  • Proficiency in use of technology such as laptop computers and tablets; 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish. 

 Salary/Additional Information: 

 The salary for this position is $25/hour. This is a part time (25 hours/week) short term position from February 18th, 2020 until June 30, 2020 and is not benefits eligible. 

NMIC IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 

NMIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for employment. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise. 

 

Census Organizer - Part Time

About the Census Complete Count Fund: 

To support a fair and complete count for the 2020 Census, NMIC is working in partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY), Mayor de Blasio’s NYC Census 2020 office, and the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Temporary

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish. 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish. 

How to Apply

 TO APPLY: 

 Please submit the following to Human Resources with the job title in the subject line: 

  • Cover letter 
  • Resume 

  All attachments should be in Word or PDF form. No phone calls, please. 

 TO APPLY: 

 Please submit the following to Human Resources with the job title in the subject line: 

  • Cover letter 
  • Resume 

  All attachments should be in Word or PDF form. No phone calls, please. 

Location

8 Clinton Place, The Bronx, NY 10453

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