Community Liason - The Common Acre

CLOSING DATE: February 28, 2019


JOB #: 13612

POSTED: January 30, 2019


Status:  Part time, seasonal March-Oct

Hours: 20 hours per week – flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends

Compensation: $18-22 per hour Depending on Experience, produce share (valued at $25/week)

Reports to: Executive Director, program leadership committee

Job Summary: The Community Liaison will play a critical role in helping to build a framework for community leadership and ongoing communications channels, and improving understanding of and support for this project. You will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of a strategic community outreach effort in order to engage and build relationships with residents and organizations within a target area. This will involve planning and attending community meetings and events, facilitating community feedback processes, connecting with cultural anchors, and documenting outreach opportunities.


Desired Qualifications: Skills ● Developing compelling messaging and outreach strategies ● Public presentation skills which accommodate multiple audience types and non-English language proficiencies ● Organized, detail-oriented, creative, proactive, and dependable ● Proficiency in a non-English language; e.g., Spanish, Somali, Amharic, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, etc. Abilities ● Interacting professionally and with emotional intelligence with a range of people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives ● Strong understanding of race and social justice principles and impacts of systemic racism and oppression ● Incorporating racial equity outcomes in program planning and policy development ● Working independently ● Learning new skills quickly ● Learning new technical systems ● Understanding the benefits of community involvement in planning, implementation, and evaluations of projects Experience ● Convening and building capacity for community leaders of color and community based organizations serving communities of color ● Knowledge of and passion for community building, gardening, food access, food justice, or food policy issues ● Developing multilingual outreach campaigns

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