Professional Development

HIRING: GALEO County Field Coordinators

Job Announcement

Job Posting SEVERAL full-time County Field Coordinators 

GALEO:

GALEO is a statewide organization dedicated to building a better Georgia where the Latino community is engaged civically and its contributions and concerns are recognized. GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia. Our core beliefs are: Inclusion, Non-Partisan, Diversity and Responsive.

For more information, please visit https://galeo.org.

Position:

GALEO is working together in a coordinated manner with our allies to ensure increased participation in the upcoming 2020 Census and increased voter engagement in the 2020 elections.

  • Position requires the ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, and is considered a full-time position (40 hours per week minimum).
  • Great growth opportunity with GALEO for recent college graduates.
  • Building and coordinating a volunteer effort focused upon voter and Census engagement; recruiting volunteers and canvassers in assigned county
  • Meeting aggressive recruitment and contact goals for assigned county for both the Census and electoral cycle.
  • Running meetings, training sessions, canvassing of neighborhoods, phone banks and various kinds of rapid response and other field efforts to support GALEO goals.
  • Data entry of field work will be essential and keeping timely and accurate reports will be required frequently.
  • Managing and working with paid part-time canvassers across the state. Primarily in assigned County, and elsewhere as needed.
  • Working with the Executive Director and GALEO staff to ensure that the goals are being met and communicating and overcoming obstacles.

Job duties:

  • Maintain computer files, records and contact lists in a consistent and organized manner.
  • Blogging and posting updates on social media for further engagement.
  • Provide strategic and technical campaign support including field, communications, and administrative to meet the campaign goals and priorities of active civic engagement campaigns.
  • Implement and be held accountable to metrics-driven Field Programs (Voter Registration, Petition Gathering, Census, GOTV, etc.).
  • Post pictures on social media (Instagram/Facebook).
  • Other duties as assigned by the GALEO staff, including Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred to some college level education.
  • Must have own reliable transportation.
  • Must be fluent in both English and Spanish. Must be able to translate text and communicate effectively in both languages, written and oral.
  • Some electoral, community or union organizing experience. Passionate about making a significant impact in the 2020 Census and the 2020 Elections
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work well with others, work well under pressure, be detail and goal oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; diplomatic and professional approach to problem solving – ability to think outside the box.
  • Must have social media skills and comfortable in all mediums.
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent time management, project management and organizational skills.
  • Some experience in non-profit sector is preferred.
  • Willingness to work in fast-paced & flexible environment.
  • Willingness to accommodate a flexible schedule; working weekends and evenings will be required.
  • Must be a self-starter and demonstrate teamwork.
  • Must be comfortable working independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to grow with the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.
  • Knowledge of Latino community issues.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to Latino community and issues.
  • Computer skills are critical. Ability to work with MS Windows and/or Mac Office programs: MSWord, MSExcel, MSOutlook, MSPowerPoint, and various internet applications and social media such as Facebook.com, YouTube.com, Twitter, Instagram and WordPress. Must be comfortable or able to learn to work with website updates and HTML code.

Target areas:

  • Gwinnett County
  • Cobb County
  • DeKalb/Fulton Counties
  • Hall County

How to Apply:

Please send the following in an email:

  1. an email cover letter
  2. an attached resume
  3. list of at least three (3) work related references

to Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director, jerry@galeo.org.

Resumes and the corresponding requirements listed above will be accepted until position is filled.

This is an entry-level position with the potential for growth. The position is also non-exempt (hourly). Pay would be based upon education and experience.

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Georgia Rural Urban Summit News

November 25, 2019

Happy Turkey Day everyone!

Hope you enjoy as you wish … feast with family and friends or just hide and chill-out!

Calendar items usually get slim this time of year as everyone turns to a busy social holiday wind-down for the year. So, send in any items you want covered by Saturday this week. The December 2nd edition will be the last of 2019. We’ll take a break until the new year!

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New American Pathways has open positions- Logistics Specialist

New American Pathways

New American Pathways has open positions. All interested candidates- please email Careers@newamericanpathways.org with resume and cover letter.

 

Job Title:                    Logistics Specialist

Department:              Welcome Co-Op

Schedule:                   40-hour workweek, with occasional evenings and weekends

Supervisor:                Chief Executive Officer

Status:                        Full-Time, Non-exempt

GENERAL DESCRIPTION  

The Logistics Specialist will work on a team (2 Logistics Specialists to be hired) to support the management of inventory of purchased and donated household and personal-care items for newly arrived refugees’ homes. This will include ensuring the safe and reliable transport of these items, such as picking up donations from donors, purchasing and receiving items for vendors, managing within storage facilities, loading and unloading from trucks and other vehicles, and moving into apartment homes. The Logistics Specialist will support sorting and processing, recording, and tracking all in-kind donations in accordance with agency and other standards, including coordinating with appropriate case managers and development staff for tracking and reporting, and working with volunteers assisting in this process. The Logistics Specialist will also support relationships with housing providers for newly arriving refugees, finding and advocating for safe, clean, and affordable housing. This will include identifying new housing options, creating and maintaining relationships with housing providers (typically, apartment complexes), negotiating rent amounts and contracts, supporting tenants with basic apartment maintenance, and advocating on behalf of tenants as needed.

This position will operate under a shared-service agreement among 3 resettlement agencies: Catholic Charities Atlanta, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Georgia and Florida, and New American Pathways. For the initial 3 months of employment, the position will rotate among the agencies monthly, focusing on learning the similarities and differences among the ways in which agencies undertake this work. The 2 Logistics Specialists will periodically report out on preliminary findings. After spending a month with each agency, they will inform a report on recommendations and other considerations for the eventual consolidation of systems and storage space by the agencies.

The Logistics Specialist will be supervised and managed day-to-day the current hosting agency. As the fiscal agent for the shared-service agreement, New American Pathways will be the employer of record for this position.

This position will operate under a shared-service agreement among three resettlement agencies: Catholic Charities Atlanta, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Georgia and Florida, and New American Pathways, which will be the employer of record for this position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Prepare apartments for incoming arrivals, including stocking all required household and personal care items and assembling and placing all furniture.
  • Handle donation inventory, including organization of items and accurate record keeping, using paper forms and electronic spreadsheets, databases, and information-sharing systems. Organize storage facility for ease of loading, locating, and unloading items. Maintain an organized and sanitary facility. Monitor equipment condition and maintain equipment logs. Dispose of unusable (e.g., unsuitable, broken, surplus) items according to agency policies/procedures and relevant requirements.
  • Help volunteers that are assisting with sorting/processing of donations.
  • Perform daily vehicle checks and maintain accurate vehicle logs. Maintain clean vehicles, and monitor vehicle performance, include refueling and taking for regular maintenance. Advise appropriate point persons of pending vehicle inspections, insurance renewals, or any defects or problems.
  • Drive box trucks, both empty and loaded. Adhere to vehicle policies and procedures.
  • Load and unload vehicles responsibly, ensuring safety and security of passengers and items, especially large and heavy items (e.g., furniture).
  • Use material-handling equipment (such as hand trucks and dollies) in a safe manner to perform regular duties in storage facility and loading and unloading items to/from storage facility, vehicles, client homes, and donor locations.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES  
  • Valid driver’s license (class C), clean driving record, and competence driving box vans/trucks.
  • Ability to pass a background check and be around clients, including minors.
  • Demonstrated experience with inventory management, warehousing, or donation coordination.
  • High level of organizational skills and customer-service skills.
  • Energetic and positive attitude conducive to working on a small team.
  • Ability to work and interact well with individuals (staff and volunteers) from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Working familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn database/customer-relations-management (CRM) programs (e.g., Salesforce) quickly; CRM experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. by oneself or at least 150 lbs. with another person, repeatedly in short periods as required moving furniture, including up and down stairs, on, and off trucks.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills: the ability to work effectively with partners, donors, colleagues in a cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time Good basic math skills.
  • At least 18 years of age.
COMPENSATION  

This is a full-time hourly position at $15.00 an hour. Employer contributes to medical, dental and vision insurance.  Employer pays life and disability insurance.  Fourteen (14) paid holidays and a generous paid time off policy.  Employee has the option to contribute to 401(k). 

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to careers@newamericanpathways.org

No phone calls or emails please. New American Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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New American Pathways has open positions- Finance Accounting Coordinator

New American Pathways
New American Pathways has open positions. All interested candidates- please email Careers@newamericanpathways.org with resume and cover letter.
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New American Pathways has open positions- Senior Account

New American Pathways
New American Pathways has open positions. Please have all interested candidates to email Careers@newamericanpathways.org with resume and cover letter.
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Georgia Rural Urban Summit News

November 11, 2019

Call to Action

Act now to protect Georgians Health Care!

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GED Facilitator & Curriculum Coordinator, HEP

Position Number: 21006801

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

Job Close Date: 11/04/2019

Salary Minimum: $39,500

General Summary: Click Here for Official Job Description

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Georgia Rural Urban Summit News

This Week

1. Monday, September 23, 6:30 pm – Sierra Club RAIL Committee Meeting. Regional Action to Improve Livability meets at the State Office, 743 E College Ave, Decatur, 30030. The RAIL Committee works to bring more environmentally-friendly transportation options to all of Georgia. This includes rail, buses, sidewalks, cycling, greenways, and electric vehicles.

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Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is seeking an Associate Network Officer

Overview 

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is seeking an Associate Network Officer to manage existing relationships and identify new ones in specific parts of the South, and grow into administering related grants portfolios. 

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Georgia Rural Urban Summit is Hiring

1. Thursday, September 12, 9:30 am – Navigating Adolescence: Speak Up for Youth in Your Community. When our kids do well, we all do well. Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & potential (GCAPP) invites community leaders across all sectors — nonprofit, government, education, business, and faith communities, as well as parents and young people from Fulton County for a Breakfast Brainstorm around the health, emotional, and social well-being of young people. To be held at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, 1328 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, 30309. RSVP at 404.475.6064 or email Ellisha@gcapp.org

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