Racial Justice Coordinator
|Employment Type:||Part Time|
|Department:||Racial and Social Justice|
|Description:||Provides leadership in the development and implementation of racial justice and social justice programming and services of substantial complexity and impact to support YWCA Yorks mission.|
Part-time position, up to 20 hours per week, four days a week (some evenings and weekends required).
|Duties:|| Organizes racial and social justice advocacy efforts and related activities across the Association and in the community.|
Develops a strategy for delivering on YWCA York mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and strengthening families.
Designs and assesses instructional materials, workshops, and dialogues (racial justice/cultural competency/intersectionality).
Creates and delivers customized trainings for businesses, schools, and organizations.
Identifies best practice strategies that can be applied to YWCA Yorks racial and social justice programming and services.
Supervises interns and coordinates volunteers.
Serves as staff liaison to the Racial Justice Committee.
Serves on the Board Advocacy Committee.
Coordinates the Race Against Racism committee.
Cultivates and maintains relationships and partnerships with businesses, school districts, community agencies, funders, faith-based organizations, governmental agencies, and staff.
Attends relevant community meetings. Participates in professional organizations related to racial and social justice.
Provides educational and event content for social media postings. Provides website and marketing updates, as needed.
Monitors local and national events and recommends timely messaging and actions.
Works with the Marketing Coordinator to develop marketing and training materials.
Maintains a high level of confidentiality when working with sensitive information related to services provided to businesses, schools, and organizations.
Maintains related service statistics for funders and YWCA USA.
Adheres to all YWCA York policies and procedures.
Some evening and weekend work required.
Performs other duties as required.
|Qualifications:||A bachelors degree from a four year accredited college or university is required. Those with masters level training in the fields of social work, public policy, gender or critical race studies, or the history of oppression are especially encouraged to apply. |
The ideal candidate will be skilled in working collaboratively with community partners, as well as influencing without authority. They will be adept at close listening, facilitating difficult conversations, accepting and offering constructive feedback, and engaging with diverse perspectives.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated commitment to the YWCA Mission.
Advanced facilitation skills including reflective listening and conflict management.
Ability to research field-related topics, and develop/deliver written reports and presentations.
Excellent written and verbal communication and public speaking skills.
Ability to maintain composure during dialogue about sensitive subjects.
Proven track record of interpersonal and institutional consensus building.
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with short deadlines.
Ability to collaborate with groups and individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and social media.
Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Observes safety and security procedures.
Adapts to changes in the work environment.
In addition to the duties listed above, this position also has physical components as listed below. The list is intended to give an overview of the position as performed by a person without disabilities. In conformance with the Americans With Act, YWCA York will make reasonable adjustments to enable an otherwise qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation where necessary.
Ability to lift, push, and/or pull up to 15 pounds.
May require driving in inclement weather.
Frequent sitting, standing and walking.
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