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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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       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.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

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.

SALARY

$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)

Please forward your cover letter and resume’ to ed@nullsmrcco.org.

To apply for this job email your details to ed@smrcco.org