SPANISH BILINGUAL TRAINING & ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

  • 17 Jun 2022 2:18 PM
    Reply # 12820314 on 12792597

    This position has been filled.  Other opportunities with SPAN are posted here:  https://www.safehousealliance.org/about-span/employment-opportunities/

  • 24 May 2022 4:18 PM
    Message # 12792597

    Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence is seeking a dynamic team member to work closely with and among other SPAN teammates in its quest to end interpersonal violence within its community. By asking to join SPAN, means that you are committed to working toward fulfilling this quest.

    The Position

    The fulltime Spanish Bilingual Training & Engagement Coordinator serves as a staff member at will of Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). The Spanish Bilingual Training & Engagement Coordinator provides expertise in facilitating dynamic learning opportunities. They are responsible for leading the development and implementation of SPAN’s internal and community-facing training programs. They also work closely with SPAN program staff to coordinate the outreach, preparation, and retention of SPAN volunteers. The Spanish Bilingual Training & Engagement Coordinator is part of a team of Coordinators at SPAN whose mission is to advance program and organizational goals through strategic community and in-house collaboration. This role requires working, in-person, in Boulder County.

    Compensation

    This is a nonexempt, salaried position. The salary range is $42,200-$45,000 annually, depending on experience. An additional $100 per month ($1,200 per year) bilingual pay differential is available for proven Spanish language proficiency. Compensation also includes our standard benefit package, including a medical plan, dental plan, retirement plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, and Employee Assistance Program.

    About You

    You have progressive experience facilitating trainings with a variety of audiences and are skilled at making ideas relatable and accessible.

    You are passionate about nonviolence and likely have experience providing advocacy services with survivors of abuse.

    You see the connections between all forms of violence (i.e. domestic violence, racism, heterosexism, ageism, victim blaming, and more); you translate this into preparing people for doing their jobs in client- and youth- driven ways.

    You’ve served as a manager, responsible for coordinating initiatives involving many intersecting components and people.

    You’re a collaborator and have experience advancing program goals in partnership with diverse community groups and stakeholders.

    You have excellent problem-solving skills, you take initiative, appreciate the details, and you’re organized.

    A Day in the Life

    Responsible for development, coordination, and implementation of training for incoming staff, interns, volunteers, and board members.

    Promotes clear and transparent communication with Program Directors so they can successfully implement onboarding procedures.

    Collaborates with SPAN program staff in implementing professional development and ongoing troubleshooting, including regular review of critical protocols and opportunities for skill building.

    Coordinates with community partners who provide in-service trainings and presentations for SPAN.

    Develops and delivers training modules for the community on a myriad of intersecting topics, including dynamics of violence, anti-oppression, violence prevention, and IPV service delivery that is client-directed, trauma-informed and culturally relevant.

    Coordinates outreach efforts in conjunction with program staff working directly with community partners to foster and strengthen collaborations, and mutually improve service delivery.

    Partners with Program Coordinators in organizing SPAN booths/tables at community events.

    Prepares SPAN staff to facilitate trainings and presentations.

    Synthesizes volunteer needs of each program into clearly delineated roles.

    Recruits volunteers, focusing specifically on bilingual individuals to fill gaps in service for monolingual Spanish speaking clients.

    Supports program staff in training, onboarding, supervising, and evaluating volunteers.

    What You Bring to Us

    A 4-year degree in Education, Human Services or Advocacy, or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

    Four years of progressive experience in training and/or education development.

    Three years of program coordination and management.

    Proven written and oral communication skills in Spanish required; ability to act as a Cultural Broker preferred.

    If you’ve made it to this bullet, you can guess that you need great computer skills including MS Office. You also need to produce and meet deadlines in our fast-paced and changing environment.

    The desire and ability to work hard, usually days, but nights and weekends if needed.

    About Us

    Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against adults, youth, and children through support, advocacy, education, and community organizing. Operating since 1979, SPAN is the only organization serving Boulder, western Broomfield, smaller towns, and unincorporated Boulder County, designed to provide shelter and advocacy for victims of interpersonal violence. SPAN is dedicated to the promotion of social justice, diversity, equity, inclusivity, peace and non-violence for all individuals and their families.

    SPAN Culture

    SPAN team members are dedicated and work in a fast-paced environment with full days – including some evenings and weekends – yet remain committed to a healthy work/life balance. While SPAN expects work to be taken seriously, it also knows the importance of having fun and the value of enjoying the work.

    SPAN’s Organizational Goals: Foster organizational excellence – Provide meaningful and effective support and resources to adults, children, and youth impacted by interpersonal violence. Violence prevention initiatives – Implement initiatives that promote safety, dignity, and liberation for all people. People Centric – Engage team members, individuals, groups, policy makers, and the community at large in efforts that promote economic, racial, and social justice and an atmosphere where team members and clients are valued.

    Inclusive – Team members are welcoming, inviting, authentic, outward-facing, and visible to all audiences, voices, and stories.

    Application Process

    We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by mail. Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@safehousealliance.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    The Legal Stuff

    You need to be able to sit or stand for long periods each day. While not frequent, you need to reach for, move and/or 15 pounds and use your hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, mobility to access a wide variety of meeting and settings, and to perform a variety of tasks that involve standing, walking/traversing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, and twisting, occasionally climbing stairs or using an elevator, possibly reaching chest high and overhead for materials, with reasonable accommodation (we put it all in 1 sentence to may our legal team happy!).

    Ability to communicate adequately in person and by phone, in personal and group settings, and function with periodic distractions such as people, telephone calls, and noise.

    Ability to work with, and process information from, a variety of individuals and media (e.g., computers, projected images, printed materials).

    SPAN is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all team members and to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SPAN are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual applicant qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, or belief, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), family or parental status, or any other status protected by law. SPAN will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


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