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Bi-lingual Programs Coordinator

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Daily Acts
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Petaluma, CA
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Published 26 days ago

We are thrilled to offer this unique opportunity to join our team! Do you want to learn about and deliver educational programs on water saving actions that build climate resilience in Sonoma County? Join our fun and enthusiastic team to expand our training on low tech, low cost, nature-inspired solutions to climate change into Spanish speaking communities. We are looking for someone who is organized, passionate, and ready to build community around solutions like water-wise gardens, rainwater catchment and graywater.

Our daily actions can make a big impact; are you ready to take heart, take part, and take action in your community? Apply today!

About the Position

Under the guidance of the Programs Manager, the Programs Coordinator will plan, implement, track and administer education, outreach and volunteer programs; work to build community stewardship of municipal landscape model sites; and represent Daily Acts within the community with the highest possible level of inspiration and professionalism.

This is a full-time (40 hours/week), hourly position that is based in Petaluma. Part-time applicants also considered at 20-32 hours/week. It allows for a flexible schedule with weekend and occasional evening hours required to coordinate programs, averaging 3 – 4 programs/ month. Pre-COVID, this position spends 75% of time in the office and 25% in the field.

Responsibilities

  • Design and coordinate all aspects of educational programs such as presentations, workshops, tours, and installations
  • Build and foster relationships with key community partners, agencies and businesses
  • Help develop and coordinate community stewardship of landscape model sites
  • Track and report on all program and contract-related activities.
  • Assist other Daily Acts programs to enhance delivery and maximize collaboration
  • Support organization-wide fundraising events
  • Represent Daily Acts at community events and meetings

Required Qualifications

  • Comfortable public speaker with proven verbal and written communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Ability to juggle a diverse array of tasks to a high standard
  • Self-starter, who can take initiative and troubleshoot problems effectively
  • Ability to perform field work involving digging, shoveling, planting, and lifting (up to 50 lbs) and loading heavy materials
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal communication, group facilitation, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with competing demands, while maintaining a grounded, positive and proactive attitude
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
  • Integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the Daily Acts’ mission

Preferred Experience

  • Previous program or event coordination experience
  • Knowledge of water conservation, stormwater management and watershed health
  • Well-developed network of contacts (community, business, municipal, school, etc.) within Sonoma County

Perks of Working for Daily Acts

  • Make a difference in your community while building your network of support
  • Be a part of a passionate team committed to the mission and culture of proactive action
  • Participate in staff trainings to grow knowledge and skills in water conservation, equity and personal leadership practices
  • Work virtually during 2022 with expectations of returning to office in 2023 and/or periodically as needed
  • Enjoy casual office attire and attitude with the potential for a flexible schedule

Our team is working to expand Spanish language programs and resources, to deepen into equity as a process and a goal, and to advocate for policies that ensure a fair distribution of resources. We believe in the power of our daily actions to be the change by embodying a culture that celebrates the diversity and wisdom in all worldviews. We invite you to view our Equity Framework on our website for further details.

Compensation

Pay for this position ranges from $20 – $24/ hour. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Daily Acts offers a benefits package including medical insurance (50% employer paid), paid holidays (11.5 days annually), paid vacation (10 days annually), and paid sick time.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@dailyacts.org with Bilingual Programs Coordinator in the subject line. Position open until filled. Cover letters, which must be no longer than 2 pages, should detail your qualifications for the position.

*Disclaimer – We are happy to offer a translated job description upon request, however, English will be needed in this position as it is still the primary language spoken in our organization.

No telephone inquiries, please.

We are thrilled to offer this unique opportunity to join our team! Do you want to learn about and deliver educational programs on water saving actions that build climate resilience in Sonoma County? Join our fun and enthusiastic team to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 22, 2022
Compensation
USD $20 - USD $24
/ hour

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in both English and Spanish

Fluency in both English and Spanish

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
245 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
Ste A-2

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Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@dailyacts.org with Bilingual Programs Coordinator in the subject line. Position open until filled. Cover letters, which must be no longer than 2 pages, should detail your qualifications for the position.

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