Community Engagement Coordinator

Full time
26,000 - 32,000/year
Locationlacounty Calendar11/07/2019   Full time 26,000 - 32,000/year

Mission-driven, non-profit community Development Corporation seeks highly motivated and experienced Community Engagement Coordinator to join their Neighborhood Programs team. Reporting to the Community Affairs Manager, the community engagement coordinators will play a critical role in building NHS’s influence through organizing, base-building, programs and campaigns.

The Community Engagement Coordinator will partner with NHS staff and resident leaders to develop and expand programs that enhance the quality of life in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County, and will work closely with strategic allies on various local and county wide policy campaigns. The ideal candidate has experience organizing work across a variety of issues, developing and managing resident-led initiatives, and has a proven track record of developing and engaging community leaders and residents in both program events and advocacy activities. We seek a candidate who:  1) understands the importance of integrating leadership development into all aspects of program and policy work, 2) will engage and mobilize significant numbers of community members, building a diverse and committed NHS presence in the process, and 3) will prioritize building deep and sustainable community capacity to advance the broader social change movement.

Salary and Benefits

Must have strong communication skills (both orally and written).  College degree in Public Affairs, Urban Planning or Business preferred.  Preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish).  Salary $26k to 32k (DOQ), plus benefits.