Job Opening: Statewide Navigation Coordinator

Job Opening: Statewide Navigation Coordinator


Description

Pueblo Unido seeks a full-time Statewide Navigation Coordinator to conduct outreach presentations and navigator trainings, coordinate a network of trained volunteer navigators, and deliver Equity Corps navigations. The Statewide Navigation Coordinator at Pueblo Unido will collaborate with the Executive Director and a subcontracted Statewide Navigation Coordinator at a partner organization to provide reliable access to Equity Corps across the state. In Year 1, the Coordinator’s focus will be to travel outside the Portland metro region to recruit navigators, deliver trainings, and submit navigations. In Year 2, the Coordinator’s focus will be to deliver outreach presentations, submit navigations, and manage trained volunteer navigators. The Coordinator will be responsible for tracking and reporting service outcomes.

Team

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Executive Director, Admin Assistant, and Subcontracted Statewide Coordinator to lead 20 navigator trainings around the state, at least 14 of which are outside PDX metro.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director, Admin Assistant, and Subcontracted Statewide Coordinator to deliver 30 linguistically-specific outreach events to immigrant community members around the state, at least 20 of which are outside PDX metro.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director, Subcontracted Statewide Coordinator, and trained volunteer navigators to submit no fewer than 200 navigations of program-eligible applicants, at least 125 of which reside outside the PDX metro area.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Subcontracted Statewide Coordinator to coordinate and manage trained volunteer navigators.
  • Engage clients using trauma-informed and strengths-based approaches.
  • Attend necessary meetings related to this Statewide Navigation Coordinator role and meetings as required by Pueblo Unido and the Equity Corps cohort.
  • Participate in trainings and coordination meetings as requested by the Executive Director, sometimes on short notice.
  • Timely and complete data entry and tracking in required databases.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Adherence to Pueblo Unido PDX’s policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be bilingual (Spanish/English) and bi-cultural.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in-writing in Spanish and English.
  • Able to establish trust and credibility quickly with community members and organizations.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience with legal services preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge working with a broad range of issues affecting Latinxs, Communities of Color, and people with vulnerable immigration status.
  • Experience with community networking and organizing.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating and delivering trainings and presentations.
  • Intermediate proficiency in all programs of Microsoft Office; experience with data entry and management.
  • Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, take initiative and follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner. High attention to detail required.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities.
  • Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting, as well as independently.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which could include some evenings, weekends, and overnight trips, and adapt well to different dynamics in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb 1-2 flights of stairs.
  • Ability to travel long distances throughout the state of Oregon. Travel is required and applicant must possess and use their own vehicle and automobile insurance and have a valid drivers’ license. Satisfactory results from civil and motor vehicle background check required.
  • This position may require completion of the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) check, as well as state criminal background checks. Presence on the National Sex Offender Public Website is a bar to service. Other criminal history does not necessarily disqualify you from employment.
  • References will be called and reviewed, and past employers may be called. Current employer may be called with the consent of the applicant.

 

Compensation

Starting pay rate is $17.25/hr with paid leave benefits. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Funding for this position is confirmed through June 30, 2021, provided satisfactory performance towards the goals of this position and the Equity Corps of Oregon.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pueblo Unido is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

 

Application instructions:

Please send one email with the subject “Job Application” to PUboard@pueblounidopdx.org and include the following attachments:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample (may be in the form of professional correspondence, policy analysis, research summary, or academic essay), (3 page maximum)

 

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