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San Miguel Resource Center (SMRC) is currently hiring a full-time Community Engagement Manager, a key leadership position reporting to the Executive Director in our Telluride, Colorado office.
SMRC is a domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy center dedicated to helping clients break the cycle of violence. The Community Engagement Manager is the primary advocate for Spanish-speaking, LGBTQ+ and other marginalized victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and manages SMRC’s community engagement, outreach and awareness events.
· Advocate for clients during law enforcement investigations, the criminal justice process, court appearances, medical exams, job and housing searches, and immigration procedures including VAWA, U-visa, and T-visa.
· Serve as an advocate during helpline shifts during the office work week, and as needed for shifts not covered by volunteer advocates during non-office hours. Serve as staff backup on the helpline.
· Record all activities and contacts in the SMRC Client Management Database in a timely manner.
· Conduct community outreach activities and publicize client services to all populations served by SMRC, both marginalized and non-marginalized.
· Ensure client materials are accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma informed.
· Promote prevention education programs about domestic violence and sexual assault to all populations served by SMRC.
· In coordination with leadership, assist with the development of the Community Engagement Program budget. Manage and monitor all program expenses.
· Develop Community Engagement Program standards and protocols.
· Develop, manage and execute the implementation of an overall plan for community outreach and engagement, including raising awareness about SMRC’s mission, programs, and services, including DVAM and SAAM awareness campaigns.
· Assist with the development of individual program goals ensuring alignment with agency mission and grant requirements.
· Ensure the implementation and efficacy of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices across all programs by providing feedback on services, programming, presentations, and print materials.
· Recruit and train bilingual volunteer advocates to provide culturally aware services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
· Develop relationships and serve as a liaison with regional, state and national service providers who work with members of under-served populations – racial, cultural, ethnic, language minorities, and other diverse populations.
· In collaboration with the Prevention Educators, organize and manage youth education programs addressing cultural awareness and teen dating violence and sexual assault prevention.
· Respond to requests for information about the Community Engagement Program.
· Research, report, and provide program information for grant purposes.
· Support and participate in fundraising efforts.
· Participate in client debriefings, program development meetings and staff trainings.
· Seek out and participate in professional development opportunities on cultural engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion, immigration, and advocating for marginalized survivors and provide related information to staff and volunteer advocates.
· Participate in advocate trainings and serve as a trainer as needed.
The Community Engagement Manager travels regularly, and must therefore have a valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle, and car insurance (minimum coverage of 100,000/300,000 for bodily injury and 100,000 in property damage). The Community Engagement Manager must complete a 40-hour Certified Victim Advocate Training and must pass a background check before working with clients.
· Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Experience working with agencies addressing interpersonal violence and providing victim services desirable; experience with any human services agencies would be helpful.
· Fluent in Spanish and able to interact successfully with individuals/groups from varied backgrounds and identities.
· Experience in diverse community outreach and networking. Prior experience in cultural awareness preferred.
· Leadership or management experience.
· Ability to develop training and educational materials.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Computer literacy.
· Ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with others in a small office with shared responsibilities.
· Demonstrated ability to manage time, evaluate progress, and adjust activities to complete projects within established time frames.
$55,000 – $60,000 depending on experience level.
Benefits beginning at start date:
10 paid holidays
PTO accumulated at 5 hours per pay period
1 paid hour per week dedicated to your wellness
Benefits beginning 60 days after the 1st of the month following your start date:
Health, dental and vision insurance (fully funded by SMRC)
Simple IRA account with up to 3% company match
A Wellness Fund ($1200 per year)
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