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Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)

Community Education Coordinator

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)

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Job Summary

Full-Time Exempt Position. Temporary position, with an end date of December 23, 2020. Based in Nashville. Reports to the Campaign Manager.

Job Responsibilities

Community Education & Outreach on COVID19:

  • Promote TIRRC’s Community Navigators program and other support systems in the immigrant and refugee communities that have been impacted by COVID-19 with a focus on people who’ve tested positive or are likely to test positive.
  • Host educational spaces to share information about COVID-19 testing, resources, and other support systems in the community. 
  • Working with key leaders in the communities disseminate information to families about the resource available about COVID19.
  • Work with Spanish language media to educate and disseminate information through interviews, sharing content, and other best practices.

Base Building: 

  • Identify community leaders and other connectors through 1-1 meetings and provide leadership development around COVID19.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with faith leaders, business owners, educators, and strategic allies.
  • Support the development and expansion of the TIRRC membership program.

Materials

  • Create materials and educational tools about COVID-19 for community education as needed. 
  • Assist in translating resources and materials in Spanish and coordinating translations into other languages.
  • Work with the Policy and Organizing teams to develop content for media and social media.

Other Duties

  • Perform data entry and write regular reports to track data and progress towards goals.
  • Attend weekly check-ins with supervisor and other organizational meetings.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.

Qualifications

  • Belief in TIRRC’s mission and experience with social justice.
  • Fluency in English and in Spanish required.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, negotiation, and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to use online resources to supplement face-to-face contact with groups across Nashville and middle TN areas like Zoom, Google Hangout, Facebook, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience working with the Latinx communities.
  • Ability to work on deadlines, be very organized, and work with little supervision.
  • Basic computer and internet skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel required.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including some nights, weekends. 

 

Additional Information

Benefits

TIRRC has a generous benefits package.

How to Apply

Immigrants, refugees, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@tnimmigrant.org

Applications will be reviewed immediately; Position open until filled.

 

Details

  • Date Posted: August 25, 2020
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services