EXTENDED DEADLINE! APPLICATIONS DUE TUESDAY, FEB. 16 AT 5:00pm
RESIDENT LEADER FELLOW -Neighborhood Revitalization
The Resident Fellow is a part-time internship within the CDA’s Neighborhood Revitalization Line of Business to help further its goals and develop knowledge and skills to effect community level change in White Center. It is expected that through this internship program, the Fellow will gain practical experience in community organizing and outreach, and solid interpersonal and organizational skills.
Position/Classification: Part-time employee thru December 31, 2010
Reports to: Neighborhood Revitalization Program Manager
Customers: CDA agency partners and workgroup members, residents and other CDA constituents
Job Duties /Major Responsibilities
1. COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Assist NR Program Manager to work with White Center’s produce markets initiative in the business district and to raise awareness of healthy food options for residents, families, youth & seniors.
Assist NR Program Manager to conduct community outreach for the White Center business district marketing strategy, including but not limited to the shoppers card project and the business attraction package. Other tasks as assigned.
2. ADMINISTRATIVE/PROGRAM SUPPORT
Become familiar with designated NR program strategies and projects. Act on requests by the NR Program Manager to provide follow-up communication, data support, and logistical/administrative assistance for NR-related work.
Provide periodic reporting to the NR Program Manager on outcomes, issues, and needed actions for data, administrative and workgroup activities.
3. CAPACITY BUILDING
Participate in resident leader fellowship circles and evaluation; attend mandatory workshops for skill building and leadership training.
4. DATA SYSTEM SUPPORT
Become familiar with the CDA’s database (Salesforce) purpose, type of data, and reports so as to assist in locating relevant data for designated internal and external parties.
Become familiar with the CDA’s Salesforce database purpose, type of data and reports so as to be able to identify relevant Neighborhood Revitalization data for input and extraction.
Perform data entry as requested and assist in compiling relevant Neighborhood Revitalization data for results accountability and funder requests.
Develop and follow an annual workplan tied to NR goals.
Participate in evening and/or weekend events as required.
Participate in CDA meetings, events, etc. as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and expectation. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
1. Commitment to the White Center CDA mission, vision and values.
2. Highly desirable - Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time.
3. Comfort and confidence with community organizing, outreach, and meeting new people.
4. Excellent communication skills and proficient written and verbal communication skills in English.
5. Highly desirable - Bilingual in English and either Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Somali, Cantonese, Samoan, Amharic, Tigrinia, Tagalog, or other language spoken by residents of WC/BP.
6. Basic computer skills including word processing, database and presentation software.
7. Strong ability to work with others, develop resources and build alliances; proven ability to work with extremely diverse populations, including age, language & ethnic diversity.
8. Must have access to transportation and ability to attend day/evening meetings as required.
9. Preference given to White Center/Boulevard Park residents (98168, 98106, 98146 area codes)
Education & Experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required qualifications and skills set will be considered.
Physical Demands & Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read, speak, stand, walk, sit and use a computer keyboard and monitor. Some heavy lifting and physical labor is required during special events. This position requires occasional travel to meetings and conferences. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Hours and Compensation: Fellow must have the ability to attend flexible day/evening meetings as required by their respective department. Fellows are part time employees of White Center CDA with no health benefits. Fellows will be compensated at an hourly rate of $15/hour thru December 31, 2010, total hours not to exceed 667. Fellows generally average 10-15 hours per week based on this arrangement. Future work is negotiable based on performance and budget.
Submit a resume, cover letter and three names & contact info. for references to:
White Center Community Development Association
Attn: NR Resident Fellow 1615 SW Cambridge Street Seattle, WA 98106
OR e-mail resume, cover letter and three names & contact info. for references to: Info@wccda.org
All application must be in by Friday, January 29 at 5:00pm.
If you have further questions or comments, contact Soona Vili at (206) 694-1082 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The White Center Community Development Association prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities or in employment and application for employment as protected under state or federal law. We are an equal opportunity employment.
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