Professional Development

Wholesome Wave Georgia Hiring “Bilingual Benefits Specialist”

Bilingual Benefits Specialist

Wholesome Wave Georgia (Atlanta, Georgia)

ORGANIZATION

At Wholesome Wave Georgia, we believe all Georgians will have access to fresh, healthy, locally grown food choices. Founded in 2009, Wholesome Wave Georgia’s mission is to facilitate access to and awareness of healthy food choices for all Georgians in need through local farmers and community partners.

Wholesome Wave Georgia was launched as a statewide chapter of Wholesome Wave, the national organization, to double Federal Nutrition Assistance, such as SNAP and WIC benefits, at Georgia’s farmers markets. Since Wholesome Wave Georgia’s founding, Wholesome Wave Georgia provided over

$3.1 million in healthy food to Georgia’s families and revenue to Georgia’s small, independent farmers through our Georgia Fresh For Less program and our Georgia Food For Health program.

Our Georgia SNAP Connection Program provides SNAP enrollment assistance and outreach to our neighbors in need of food assistance. The program provides outreach and assistance as a Community Partner of the Georgia Department of Children & Family Services, and expanded from 3 regular enrollment sites to 19, with a growing team of community partners.

Wellstar’s vision is to deliver world-class healthcare to every person, every time. WellStar has partnered with Wholesome Wave Georgia to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. Wellstar Community Health aims to fulfill the values of serving with compassion, excellence and honoring every voice. To learn more, please visit www.wholesomewavegeorgia.org.

ORGANIZATION CORE VALUES

At Wholesome Wave Georgia, we are rooted in our core values. Our core values are the guiding principles for our team, our programs, and how we impact the communities we serve.

  1. We are available to listen to and serve our partners, supporters, and Georgians in need.
  2. Local We tailor our efforts to serve the unique populations and economic needs of urban and rural communities across Georgia.
  3. We insist on being respectful, considerate, and empathetic towards ourselves and those we serve.
  4. We depend on each other and our community to fight food insecurity and support local agriculture in Georgia.
  5. We are not afraid to challenge convention with fresh ideas and voices that benefit Georgians and the local food movement.
  6. We value equity and dignity for all and are proud to be representative of the neighbors, families, and communities we serve.
  7. We give ourselves freedom to celebrate and play in an authentic and accepting workplace culture.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Georgia Food for Health Program Manager, the Benefits Specialist screens and enrolls individuals and families for public benefits under the Georgia SNAP Connection program, with a focus on Wellstar members and Spanish-speaking neighbors. S/he is responsible for conducting SNAP outreach and SNAP enrollment activities, engaging with partner organizations and leaders, and performing administrative tasks to support program effectiveness and efficiency.

This is a dynamic role including activities such as:

  • Coordinate, promote, and conduct SNAP outreach and enrollment activities in office and at community partner sites
  • Use Salesforce to track and manage individual caseload and overall program activities
  • Execute annual SNAP Outreach Plan, ensuring all policies and procedures are followed
  • Engage with community partners and ambassadors by assisting with trainings and attending outreach events
  • Regularly update timelines for ongoing reports and trainings
  • Assist other Program Staff with outreach and administrative tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a human service field such as Social Work, Public Health, Sociology or related field
  • Fluent or high proficiency in Spanish – speaking, reading, and writing
  • Experience with public benefits including SNAP/food stamps, Medicaid, CAPS, TANF, or WIC
  • Experience using relationship databases preferred, Salesforce in particular
  • High level of skill using Google G Suite products

COMPENSATION, TIME, AND CLASSIFICATION

  • Salary: $48,000
  • The position is full time, exempt at 40 hours per
  • Flexible time-off and remote
  • Highly flexible working conditions with the opportunity to work remotely, as
  • Position will be co-located out of Wholesome Wave Georgia’s Atlanta office and Wellstar Community Health Marietta
  • This position includes an attractive benefits package including comprehensive health package, including medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance, and a 401k retirement savings
  • The individual in this role will occasionally be expected to work evenings and weekends for planned outreach activities, some of which may require overnight travel outside of the Atlanta
  • We anticipate a start date of February 28,

DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

The Wholesome Wave Georgia community is made up of leaders which represent many different racial, socio-economic, gender, and other identities. Being inclusive is a Wholesome Wave Georgia core value and is a strength to support the communities we serve across the State of Georgia.

TO APPLY

  • Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining background, experience, and interest to Sarah Moore, Georgia Food for Health Program Manager, at sarah@wholesomewavegeorgia.org.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until midnight on January 30,
  • Please use subject line “Bilingual Benefits Specialist”

ABOUT WHOLESOME WAVE GEORGIA

Wholesome Wave Georgia believes that all Georgians should have access to fresh, healthy, locally grown food choices. Founded in 2009, Wholesome Wave Georgia strives to strengthen local food communities by empowering networks of farmers to facilitate access to and awareness of healthy food choices. By increasing the affordability of healthy, locally-grown foods, Wholesome Wave Georgia makes healthy, nourishing choices accessible for Georgia’s food-insecure population. Learn more about our work at wholesomewavegeorgia.org, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

ABOUT WELLSTAR

Nationally ranked and locally recognized for our high-quality care and inclusive culture, Wellstar is one of Georgia’s largest and most integrated healthcare systems. Every day, 25,000+ of us work together to provide personalized care for patients at every age and stage of life – and our team members are the foundation of that care.

At Wellstar, we’re on a mission to enhance the health and wellbeing of every person we serve. That means not only helping the individuals who walk through our doors, but meeting our neighbors, right where they are. Through a variety of community programs, we reach many — in our churches, at community events in our neighborhood and at home.

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GALEO JOB POSTING: FULL-TIME COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

JOB POSTING: FULL-TIME COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

GALEO:

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 increased voter engagement.

  • 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 team of canvassers in a specific assigned county
  • Meeting aggressive recruitment and contact goals in phone banking, text banking, mailers, and any other campaign GALEO does.
  • Running meetings, training sessions,in person canvassing with safety protocols, contactless canvassing (literature drops), phone banks, text banks, 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 in various databases.
  • Managing and working with part-time canvassers across the state. Primarily in assigned County, and elsewhere as extra support is needed.
  • Working with the Program Manager and GALEO staff to ensure that field team goals are being met and communicating and overcoming obstacles.

Job duties:

  • Maintain computer files, records and contact lists in a consistent and organized manner
  • Create and maintain relationships with community leaders, organizations, community groups
  • 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 as an administrator for metrics-driven Field Programs (Voter Registration, Petition Gathering, GOTV, etc.).
  • Build and manage team of motivated individuals to work in outreach (in person and virtually)
  • Work with your team to strategize best practices to reach your community and get your campaign message across
  • Manage team to meet your county’s campaign goals
  • Work with other coordinators/GALEO staff on collaborative work/townhalls/media projects and events
  • Manage canvassers hours, making sure canvasser requirements are met.
  • Attend and lead community meetings, presentations, and county discussions
  • Conduct quality control procedures on voter registration and canvassers work
  • Meet and review progress of your campaign
  • Meet and review performance of your canvassers
  • Other duties/projects assigned by the GALEO staff, including Chief Executive Officer, are to be done efficiently and professionally and on time.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred college level education. (Associates, Bachelors, Masters, etc.)
  • Must be fully COVID vaccinated/boosted
  • Must meet goals in a timely manner.
  • Must be comfortable with last minute changes.
  • Required to work some weekends; no exceptions.
  • Must have their 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 Latinx community.
  • 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 be comfortable in all mediums.
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent time management, project management and organizational skills.
  • Some experience in the non-profit sector is preferred.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced & flexible
  • 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.

Benefits:

Please review the benefits with the link provided.

Link:https://galeo.org/wp-content/uploads/Recruiting_BAAG_-_Liberty_70-425__web_-1-1.pdf

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 Jeniffer Chow, Program Manager at jchow@galeo.org.

Resumes and the corresponding requirements listed above will be accepted until the 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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HIRING: Philanthropy Southeast Seeks “Program Associate”

Job Description

TITLE:  Program Associate

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Programs and Partnerships

STATUS:  Exempt, Full-Time, Salaried

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Program Associate is responsible for providing excellent teamwork and focused effort on behalf of the Programs and Partnerships department at Philanthropy Southeast.   S/he/they will support key organizational committees, fundraising activities and our fellowship program. The position will be a hybrid of remote and in office. Initially, the position will primarily be remote.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage virtual programming for member educational programs.
  • Design and execute member surveys and evaluations using online tools.
  • Plan small to midsize events: scheduling, volunteer support, meeting materials prep; onsite meeting needs such as AV setup and support; registration/check-in; and general meeting support as assigned.
  • Provide support for affinity group
  • Administer Philanthropy Essentials program coordination twice/year.
  • Update weekly programming email to members.
  • Attend and support leadership committees as assigned, prepare meeting materials and minutes.
  • Assist with grants and funding requests as assigned.
  • Provide general support to other staff as requested.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR three years of experience working with adult learners providing educational learning experiences OR three years of experience in the training and education environment.
  • Strong administrative, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven customer service skills.  Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficient knowledge of basic database software.
  • Ability to work with and embrace a diverse population.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiar with Zoom platform.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Accuracy and close attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation – both external and internal.
  • Experience with database and list management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of the philanthropic and nonprofit sector is preferred.
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises good judgment.
  • Unwavering commitment to Philanthropy Southeast’s values and mission.
  • Time Management – strong ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Flexibility – ability to effectively adapt to schedule and priority changes.
  • Proven “whatever it takes” attitude and approach to work.
  • Provides friendly atmosphere
  • Excellent team player: ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Minimal physical effort.
  • Regular use of keyboard and internet.
  • Able to travel by car and air.
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Able to use office equipment.

Please email your letter of interest and resume to tiffany@secf.org. Include “Program Associate” in subject header of the email.

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HIRING: CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA) seeks a Constituent Services Representative for his Atlanta office.  This full-time position requires experience in customer service, social service, or casework. Duties include providing exceptional customer service and casework to constituents and working with congressional liaisons at federal agencies to address and resolve a high volume of cases across Georgia. Qualified candidates will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and experience in customer service; excellent verbal and written communications skills; exceptional organization and project management; and the ability to exercise good judgment. Proficiency in Spanish or a foreign language spoken by large numbers of Georgians (both written and verbal) preferred.

The salary range for this position is $50,000 to $55,000 annually plus benefits. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number and “Constituent Services Representative” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No calls or drop bys, please.

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GALEO Hiring: Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development

Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development

Job Description

GALEO LCDF Is Seeking an Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development

Location: Norcross, Georgia

Reports to: Program Manager for Leadership Development

Posted:  November 18, 2021

About GALEO

GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia.

Vision: GALEO strives for a better Georgia where the Latino community is engaged civically and its contributions and concerns are recognized.

Core Beliefs:  Inclusive, Non-Partisan, Diversity, Responsive

Accomplishments

GALEO was instrumental in increasing the Latino/Hispanic vote in Georgia in 2020 by more than 70%.  GALEO founded the longest serving leadership organization for Latino/Hispanic leaders in Georgia, training more than 725 people in 23 cohorts across the state of Georgia, each cohort investing 89 hours in leadership and development training.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development will be supporting the Program Manager for Leadership Development. The position of Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development will be helping with the GALEO Institute for Leadership (GIL) Program which includes the statewide and Georgia State University cohorts. The Assistant Program Coordinator will also assist in planning other leadership events such as the annual Latino Leadership Summit and Leadership Series.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create and publish the monthly GIL alumni newsletter (knowing some graphic design is a plus)
  • Prepare materials for the GIL cohort sessions
  • Be present during the cohort sessions
  • Complete the facilitator evaluations after each session
  • Help coordinate the annual Latino Leadership Summit
  • Assist with planning the Leadership Series
  • Keeping track of payments from the statewide cohort members
  • Perform other administrative tasks within the Leadership Department
  • Attend and participate in other GALEO events such as the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon and Power Breakfast, and others as needed
  • Represent the organization in professional settings
  • Other duties as assigned by the organization

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and strong work experience in the social justice movement strongly preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends) and to travel
    domestically on occasion
  • Ability to work on Canva
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in the Latinx community
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced work environment and take initiative on related projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission, goals, and work of GALEO LCDF
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a strategic and efficient fashion
  • Strong administrative, management, facilitation, interpersonal, and leadership development skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Access to vehicle and a valid GA driver’s license

Salary & Benefits:

GALEO offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.  Full range of competitive benefits are included at this link too.

Salary range: $17-$18 per hour, based upon relevant experience.

To Apply:

Please send your resume, a thoughtful cover letter, and a short writing sample on policy issues to esilva@galeo.org.  Position will be opened until filled.  Please no phone calls, if there are questions, please send to the email address above.

Deadline to apply will be December 14th, 2021.

GALEO LCDF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, low-income people, women, gender non-conforming, and LGBTQI people to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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BILINGUAL English/Spanish Office Manager – Marietta Clinic

BILINGUAL English/Spanish Office Manager – Marietta Clinic

The Road to Recovery, Inc. – Marietta, GA 30062

About us

The Road to Recovery is a premiere behavioral health practice with full-service clinics located in Atlanta and Marietta. Psychological services, outpatient substance abuse treatment, and behavioral health programs are provided in English and Spanish by experienced, licensed and certified, bilingual, and bicultural mental health professionals.

The Road to Recovery’s mission is to improve the quality and accessibility of mental health and social services in our community. We dedicate ourselves to being a center of excellence in providing the highest level of care in psychological services and behavioral health programs.

At the Road to Recovery, Inc, we pledge professionalism, warmth, empathy, care, and respect for our patients in their journey toward a healthy and functional life. We are dedicated to maintaining our position as the State of Georgia’s leader in specialized psychological counseling services.

BILINGUAL English/Spanish Office Manager at the Marietta Clinic located at 2255 Sewell Mill Road Suite 120 Marietta, GA 30062

Qualified applicants must have high organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, be self-disciplined, work with minimal supervision, have a positive attitude, have excellent phone etiquette, demonstrate experience in creative problem solving, work well with deadlines, and be able to establish a professional rapport with our patients and business partners. Qualified applicants are expected to understand business marketing strategies while working in a professional environment.

Esta posición requiere que el candidato/a sea fluido en español a nivel profesional. Fluent SPANISH at native/professional level and proficiency in professional verbal and written English is required for a pre-screening zoom interview. Applicants must have impeccable English writing skills.

A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and/or Mental Health is preferable for this position. Computer skills required: MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and basic knowledge of Electronic Health Records (EHR-Theranest) programs.

Applicants must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and must be willing to submit to a drug test and criminal background check within 30 days from the date of employment.

We offer a Paid Training Program for one week at a rate of $12.00 per hour on a 1099 contract basis. Employees who are able to successfully complete the training program, are offered a full-time position, as W-2 employees. Administrative positions start at $18.00 per hour (yearly salary of $37,440.00) and higher based on level of education, language ability, years of experience, and the skills and ability demonstrated during the training program.

We offer you a professional work environment; competitive full-time salary; paid holidays; retirement plan; health insurance; paid personal leave, bonus based on meeting your goals, pay increases based on yearly work performance appraisals, and opportunity for advancement within the corporation.

Send your updated resume with your best contact information including email through our webpage. We are interviewing via zoom on a daily basis.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: From $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:

All patients are required to wear a mask; most appointments for individual, couples, and group therapy remain virtual.

Application Question(s):

  • If offered, are you able to work a part-time schedule: Monday to Friday 10:00am to 3:30pm and Saturdays 8:30am to 1:30pm for a 30 hours weekly.
  • If offered are you able to work the required full-time schedule: Monday to Friday 10:00am to 6:30pm and Saturdays 8:30am-1:30pm? (with Thursdays leaving at 4:00pm)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Office Management/Administration: 1 year (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
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GALEO Searches for Deputy Director

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

For almost 20 years, GALEO has been committed to greater civic engagement and leadership development across Georgia’s Latinx community. Georgia and its elections are once again primed to be the focus of the national stage in 2022 and 2024, and GALEO’s nonpartisan efforts to educate and engage the Latinx community and increase access to voting are more critically important to the support of our civil infrastructure and community engagement in our democracy than ever before. As the team and the organization grow to meet the call to action, GALEO extends an invitation for nominations and applications for the position of Deputy Director.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Deputy Director will be a strategic thought-partner and exceptional manager working collaboratively with staff, board, and stakeholders to build and sustain both the organization and the voter rights movement’s infrastructure in service to impacted communities in Georgia. The successful candidate will be a proven manager with demonstrated ability to be both hands-on and agile in support of organizational goals. S/he/they will oversee a team, office management, administration, finance, and budgeting, and will inform and align strategic growth and programming goals to operational excellence in service to GALEO’s mission.

A successful candidate will have a passion for GALEO’s mission and significant experience in each of the following operational areas: administration, facilities and office management, human resources, and finance. S/he/they will be a creative and strategic thinker, strong at improving and institutionalizing processes, a quick learner, and a team player committed to strengthening organizational culture.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

• Directly supervises a team of 3-5 employees; actively partners with them to maximize their respective operations.
• Assists CEO in strategically investing resources in both short-term and long-term goals.
• Will lead the programmatic operations and programmatic development of the Organization.
• Track important KPIs and analyze trends.
• Forecast return on investment (ROI) for current and future programs.
• Recruits and actively develops the capability of staff to meet current and future staffing needs.
• Sets performance goals and provides on-going feedback, coaching, and development to enhance the staff’s capability and to drive a culture of coaching and continuous improvement; reviews performance in a consistent, fair, and objective manner to facilitate open communication and to encourage continuous development and performance improvement.
• Provides the tools, resources, and training needed for staff to effectively perform their respective roles.
• Cultivates and stewards an organizational culture of respect, trust, and transparency.
• Ability to serve as a strong and authentic spokesperson for the Organization’s mission in partnership with the CEO.

Finance/Budgeting

• Oversee cash flow management, staying apprised of restricted vs. unrestricted funds.
• Serve as liaison to Accountant in order to ensure financial processes are followed and documents are submitted in a timely manner.
• Work with Accountant and CEO to develop roles and responsibilities for annual budgeting process.
• Inform key stakeholders of financial status and investment plans.
• Ensures proper organizational controls to protect against fraud and embezzlement.
• Ensure all financial operations comply with federal and state laws.
• Coordinate audit activities.

Administration

• In conjunction with the CEO, manage the hiring, on-boarding and off boarding of employees.
• Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations.
• Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the Organization.
• Manage the Organization’s employee time management system and process.
• Manage Organization’s on-and off-site vendors, including troubleshoot any vendor requests, needs, or concerns.
• Work closely with the leadership team to support the organization’s culture, communication, and strategic plan.
• Further develop the Organization’s human resources and administration, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, training, culture-building, and recruiting.
• Ensure all department and organization policies and procedures and activities are compliant with government laws, regulations, and guidelines to promote equity, growth, and a positive culture.
• Performs all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

While no one candidate will embody all the qualifications enumerated below, the ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent professional experience; CPA or MBA, preferred.
• 6+ years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience in a nonprofit environment.
• Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities.
• A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
• Exceptional management and leadership skills; ability to encourage team building and collaboration; ability to connect with all staff and stakeholders at various levels of the Organization.
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
• A multitasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the Organization’s mission.
• Leadership experience in government, business, or nonprofit preferred.
• Understanding of and sensitivity to political, social, and economic issues of affecting Latinx community.
• Must be fully bilingual (English/Spanish) for both conversation and written.

COMPENSATION DETAILS & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

More information about GALEO may be found at: www.galeo.org

GALEO offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, health benefits with the option to add dependents and/or enroll in a HAS or FSA plan, basic life and AD&D insurance, an EAP program, and commuter benefits program. Benefits can be viewed here. Target compensation is $80,000 with final salary offered commensurate with experience.

GALEO is partnering with Katherine Jacobs, Julian Jackson, and Jess Powers of NPAG on this search. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applicants may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s website.

GALEO is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity.

Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

www.NPAG.com

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Ramos & Law is Hiring: Legal Assistant

Employment Announcement: Position of Legal Assistant

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Ramos & Law is an established law firm dedicated to representing Georgia’s working class. Our firm is dedicated to maximizing injured employees’ recovery from their occupational accidents. While our principal office is located off of Lenox Road, our firm provides workers’ compensation services to all regions in the State of Georgia.

Essential Job Duties

 Effectively communicate with potential and current clients;

  1. Manage legal documentation and correspondence;
  2. Draft effective emails, answering phones, and handling general office tasks;
  3. Perform initial file opening tasks and filings within ICMS (State Board’s e-filing system);
  4. Provide information to clients and solve basic administrative problems including:
    1. Irregularities with weekly payments;
    2. Mileage reimbursement;
    3. Appointment scheduling;
    4. Arrangement of transportation; and
    5. Securement of approval of medical
  5. Maintain the firm’s active calendar;
  6. Proof and finalize basic correspondence or documents drafted by attorneys;
  7. Draft basic letters and launch forms for review/modification by the attorneys;
  8. Handle medical records management:
    1. Request records via telephone;
    2. Request records via a formal request when necessary;
    3. Monitor those requests to make sure we get records;
    4. Save the records to the client’s file;
    5. Possibly summarize or provide chronologies of medical records; and
    6. Compile medical records for use by experts or examining
  9. Work with attorney to prepare cases (for settlement, hearing, mediation, or deposition)
    1. Analysis of wage records and possible income benefits owed;
    2. Verification of benefits and rate being paid;
    3. Verification of medical and panels process;
    4. Review and analyze requests for records and documents and take appropriate action as needed;
    5. Analysis of medical releases as requested by defense counsel and prepare necessary 207s to forward; and
    6. Preparation of litigation exhibits (for medical documents, motions, etc).

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  1. Assist with Completion of Discovery Requests
    1. Sort discovery responses;
    2. Format and draft answers to discovery for attorney review; and
    3. Track and monitor WC-102 requests and responses to
  2. Perform other miscellaneous administrative duties as

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  1. Two-year degree or equivalent certification; or High school degree with relevant work
  2. Two years of working experience in an administrative capacity;
  3. Experience in a professional legal office setting;
  4. Strong technology and computing knowledge;
  5. Excellent interpersonal, communication skills (written and verbal);
  6. Affinity for problem solving and “next level thinking”;
  7. Able to take direction and work independently with little to no supervision;
  8. Highly organized / detailed oriented; and
  9. Strong work

 

Preferential Qualifications

 

  1. Language proficiency in English and Spanish (written and spoken);
  2. Working knowledge of workers’ compensation law; and
  3. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and other MS Office

 

Compensation

 

Ramos & Law strongly believes in paying its employees, not only a livable wage, but a competitive wage. We believe in Georgia’s workforce. We also provide opportunities for employees to grow within our firm, and we value professional development.

 

If you’re interested in becoming a part of our team, please send your resumé to Bryan@ramoslawfirm.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CASA & CASA IN ACTION is Hiring: Georgia State Director

Job Title: GA State Director CBA

Classification:

D2
Reports To: Chief Strategic Officer FLSA: Exempt
Department/Program: Advocacy Union Position: No
Hours: Mon-Fri, may include weekend and evening hours. Employee

Type:

Full-Time
CASA Location: GA (currently seeking office

space in Clayton/South Fulton)

Last Update: 8/15/2021

TO APPLY: CASA/CASA in Action’s job search for this position is being managed by an external consultant. Interested candidates should forward resumes and cover letters to Hayden Mora at haydenjlmora@gmail.com.

CASA & CASA IN ACTION SYNOPSIS:

CASA’s mission is to create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in working class and immigrant communities. Our vision is a future where we stand in our own power, our families live free from discrimination and fear, and our diverse communities thrive as we work with our partners to achieve full human rights for all. CASA has a sister organization, CASA in Action, a separate, but related, nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code. Although CASA and CASA in Action share a common goal of supporting immigrants and low-income people in Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, they are separate organizations with their own board of directors. A set of employees at the two organizations, including the person filling this position, shares their time between the two organizations. This has no effect on salary or benefits.

POSITION SUMMARY:

 Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer, the Georgia Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Georgia based programs and execution of CASA and CASA in Action’s mission in Georgia including 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 programming and priorities. S/he/They will develop deep knowledge of the political and services landscape, core programs, operations, and business plans so S/he/They will develop a plan and executive it based on CASA’s vision, mission and strategic plan.

As CASA is expanding to GA to build and complement permanent, progressive infrastructure for immigrant communities – especially Latino/Latina communities – this role requires someone who is a critical thinker, able to develop a strategy that includes base building, service provision, civic engagement, advocacy and political work. The ideal candidate will thrive in effectively developing, driving and executing a GA focused program within the parameters of CASA’s model and strategy; has the skills and passion to build authentic, intentional and effective relationships with movement partners around shared values and shared work; and is comfortable with a dynamic and evolving program and landscape.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties may include, but are not limited to, some of the following which are discussed and prioritized by the employee and supervisor, and reflected in individual and program annual work plans:

  • Provide strategic vision for the development and expansion of a base of CASA members and leaders as well as CASA programming in Georgia that both implements CASA’s strategic plan and does so in light of local needs and
  • Plays a key role in developing the strategic plan to launch and support workforce, youth, educational, health, citizenship, and social services programs with the objective of both short-term learning for CASA’s members and to improve economic stability of individuals and
  • Identifies, designs and implements strategic campaigns to ensure the accomplishment of local and state wins chosen by our Georgia
  • In partnership with the Development Department and the Executive Director, spearheads Georgia development efforts as CASA and CASA in Action continue to grow including but not limited to anchoring the work to secure, maintain and expand local and state contracts and grants and fundraising activities to support the launch of services, campaigns and civic engagement.
  • Oversees management of program expenditures; identifying and preparing applications for alternative

funding sources including advocacy for state-level funding

  • Ensures Program and grant deliverables are collected and reported upon accurately and in a timely manner
  • Serves as a member of CASA’s Executive team and providing strategic CASA-wide vision for the development of programs and implementation of strategic goals
  • Supervises staff, personnel, volunteers and consultants; ensuring that professional development opportunities are provided and all HR policies are followed
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key national, state, and local advocacy allies and policy-makers, including candidates for office. Develop relationships of authenticity and trust across movement partners around shared values, interests and work.
  • Serves as a spokesperson for CASA and its members in
  • Works closely with key CASA department leadership – including but not limited to the Chiefs of Services, Organizing and Leadership, Federal Policy, Finance and Operations, and key Directors including the Communications Director and the Director of Human Resources and Operations – to ensure that the entire force of our organization is invested in the development and growth of our work in Georgia.
  • Closely collaborates with the Executive Director of CASA in Action to ensure that we have aligned and strategic engagement in electoral opportunities in
  • Plays a crucial role in developing CASA’s Leadership Council and Board Members in
  • Host regular multi-departmental Georgia meetings and ensure high quality and consistent communication across programs operating in
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • Minimum of seven years’ experience working in non-profit sector, politics or advocacy (or some combination thereof), Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life .
  • Valid US driver’s license, reliable vehicle and auto insurance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Experience developing, promoting and implementing non-traditional programs; establishing and overseeing cooperative agreements; as well as representing programs to a variety of audiences;
  • Experience leading policy campaign’s, preferably around immigration and worker’s rights;
  • Experience preparing and administering budgets; directing and evaluating the work of others;
  • Experience supervising individuals and/or teams;
  • Ability to plan, manage and organize multiple projects; identifying and analyzing problems/issues and recommending strategies and solutions;
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English and Spanish required
  • Must be efficient at communicating effectively orally and in writing; establishing cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned
  • Demonstrated interest in working with the immigrant community in Georgia, especially working class

Latino/as and strong commitment to social justice and the progressive movement;

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple ongoing projects;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends;
  • Passion, idealism, progressive and pro-immigrant is a Integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.
  • Must be able to successfully pass and reference checks and provide evidence of vaccination against

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

OSHA: A Human Resources Assistant is not to handle any human body fluids, biological agents, laboratory chemicals, or be exposed to hazardous materials such as noise, asbestos, or carcinogens.

CASA, Inc. and CASA in Action do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation

This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 CASA has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective 02 June 2021, requiring COVID-19 vaccination(s) for all employees and prospective employees, AmeriCorps members, and paid or non-paid internships. In accordance with CASA’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees, AmeriCorps members and interns, and their families, CASA members and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations. In making this decision, the executive leadership team reviewed recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, CASA’s Legal Counsel and local health officials. All prospective employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or appropriate medical / religious accommodation documentation prior to the first day of employment with CASA. AmeriCorps member candidates will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or appropriate medical / religious accommodation documentation at the time of presenting proof of citizenship and SSN eligibility.

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GALEO is Hiring: Community Organizer

Community Organizer

Job Description

GALEO Latino Community Development Fund is Seeking a Community Organizer

Location: Norcross, Georgia

Reports to: Program Manager for Civic Engagement

Posted:  August 12, 2021

About GALEO

GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia.

Vision: GALEO strives for a better Georgia where the Latino community is engaged civically and its contributions and concerns are recognized.

Core Beliefs:  Inclusive, Non-Partisan, Diversity, Responsive

Accomplishments

GALEO was instrumental in increasing the Latino/Hispanic vote in Georgia in 2020 by more than 70%.  GALEO founded the longest serving leadership organization for Latino/Hispanic leaders in Georgia, training more than 725 people in 23 cohorts across the state of Georgia, each cohort invest 89 hours in leadership and development training.

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

Job Summary:

GALEO is working together in a coordinated manner with our allies to ensure increased civic engagement within the Latino community.  Civic engagement includes:  registering to vote, being educated about the voting process, voting, becoming a U.S. citizen, being counted in the Census, and advocacy for the needs and interests of the Latinx community and allied communities.  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.  DeKalb County is one of the anchor geography for this position and knowledge of the county would be strongly preferred.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Building and coordinating a team of canvassers in a specific assigned county
  • Meeting aggressive recruitment and contact goals in phone banking, text banking, mailers, canvassing in communities, and any other activities designated by GALEO.
  • Leading meetings, training sessions, contactless canvassing (literature drops), phone banks, text banks, canvass teams in communities, 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 in various databases.
  • Managing and working with paid part-time canvassers across the state and assigned geographic areas by county.
  • Working with the Program Manager and other GALEO staff to ensure that field team goals are being met.
  • Maintain computer files, records and contact lists in a consistent and organized manner.
  • 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 for metrics-driven Field Programs (Voter Registration, Petition Gathering, Census, GOTV, etc.).
  • Other duties/projects assigned by the GALEO staff, including Chief Executive Officer, are to be done efficiently and professionally.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Preferred college level education. (Associates, Bachelors, Masters, etc.)
  • Required to work some weekends and evenings; no exceptions.
  • Must have their 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.
  • Knowledge and experience within DeKalb County communities strongly preferred.
  • Some electoral, community or union organizing experience. Passionate about making a significant impact in the Latinx community.
  • 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 be comfortable in all mediums.
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent time management, project management and organizational skills.
  • Some experience in the non-profit sector is preferred.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced & flexible schedule.
  • 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.
  • Because of extensive work in our community, the person in this role must be COVId-19 vaccinated and provide documented proof of vaccination.
  • 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.

Salary and Benefits:

GALEO offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.  Full range of competitive benefits are included at this link too.  The position is for full time (40 hours) and is hourly. Hourly pay rate to start ranges from:  $16.50-$18 per hour, based upon relevant experience.

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 Jeniffer Chow, Program Manager at jchow@galeo.org.  No phone calls please.

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.

GALEO Latino Community Development Fund is an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of color, low-income people, women, gender non-conforming, and LGBTQI people to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Resumes and the corresponding requirements listed above will be accepted until the position is filled.

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