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Punjabi Sikh - Community Safety Specialist

Company: Jakara Movement
Location: Fresno
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Punjabi Sikh - Community Safety Specialist Organizational Relationship: Reporting to Project Lead General Summary: The Punjabi Sikh - Community Safety Specialist will build relationships with Punjabi speakers and do direct outreach especially to vulnerable sections of the community, especially elders, and help initiate a Buzurg Ambassadors Program in the Central Valley. In addition, they will help develop lesson plans and presentations for local school districts. Finally, they will put together local resources both mental health and legal for the aid of survivors. APPLICATIONS DUE: ASAP and will begin start date after discussion with applicant. THE ABILITY TO SPEAK PUNJABI IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. Candidates that can speak AND write/produce materials in Punjabi will be highly considered. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Lead the outreach duties in making sure that the Punjabi-speaking communities throughout the Valley are aware of this new initiative Assist Punjabi-speakers in gaining access to various resources, especially mental health and legal Train volunteers in community organizing skills and execution, including workshops, informal meetings, and when possible, one-on-one trainings Work with workers in communities in needs assessments and program development and execution Develop content and materials for workshops, activities and outreach Make presentations to community bodies regarding these new programs and other key information Be able to write and produce press releases, newsletters, flyers, blogs, usage of social media etc, to keep the membership and the general public informed. Train volunteers on how to perform these functions. Maintain database of those assisted as well as with volunteers in the area Build links with other communities Support coalitions and joint projects with allied communities Organizing and patience with workers and their families Assist the appropriate staff and volunteer leaders with planning and implementation of assigned programs, including recruitment, outreach, engagement, maintaining lists and databases, and making arrangements for events and activities. Provide program support as needed, including administrative support and volunteer supervision Performs administrative duties as assigned. Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.Position SpecificationsPreferred if employee has the following education/experience: Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Health, Social Work, Education or a related field preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Strong problem solving and leadership skills. Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. Strong sense of order and organization. Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and handle multiple long and short-term tasks and projects simultaneously. Ability to manage and develop long-term virtual relationships. Detail-oriented, resourceful, self-motivated and excellent follow though skills. Well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organization levels. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Proficiency or willingness to learn computer applications, including MS Office, Canva, Nationbuilder, Slack, database, and other web-based applications Strong communications skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work flexible hoursWorking Conditions This position will probably take around 30-40 hours a week. Position will largely be remote though heavy travel in region for outreach will be required Position Start Date: As soon as possibleJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $3,500.00 - $3,600.00 per monthBenefits: Flexible scheduleSchedule: Holidays Monday to Friday Weekend availabilityLanguage: Punjabi (Required)License/Certification: Driver's License (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Jakara Movement, Fresno , Punjabi Sikh - Community Safety Specialist, Other , Fresno, California

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