Workforce Development Programs Fellow Part Time

  • LULAC
  • El Paso, TX
  • Aug 24, 2022
Part time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 12-2022

OPENS: 8/24/2022

CLOSES: 09/07/2022 

Position Title: Workforce Development Programs Fellow Part Time

Location: El Paso, Texas

Reports to: Director of Programs

Classification: Non-exempt – Temporary Part Time (Hours Vary)

Salary : $20.00/hour 

Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org. 

Essential Duties: The Workforce Development Programs Fellow is responsible for administering LULAC’s workforce and empowerment programming and initiatives. Duties include overseeing the implementation of associated programs with the primary goal of assisting Latinos succeed in the modern workplace academy and ensuring all program goals and objectives are met in a timely manner and within designated resources. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Community Programming
    • Coordinate and oversee the programmatic operation of the Google Certification Program and the entrepreneur Academy and ensure all program goals and objectives are met in a timely manner.
    • Organize monthly capacity training and best practices conference calls with the local partners
    • Assist in planning and coordinating program events and celebrations
    • Maintain a program database running metrics for sites
    • Obtain status reports from each center and finalize reports for management and sponsors
    • Provide onsite and web training to staff on network operation and technology center
    • Collaborate with LULAC national staff, National Board, members, sponsors and local community-based partners to build relationships and maintain a network of individuals and groups to assist in the execution of programs across the country. 

II.      Curriculum Development

  • Assist in planning, developing, and organizing program components with program staff 
  • Develop technology center curriculum customized for center clientele, maintain current program guides and assets and assist with developing a LULAC model program guide.
  • Research and incorporate educational, employment, housing and online resources to include in the center curriculum.
  • Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs
  • Develop and organize training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials 

III.    Program Marketing

  • Assist in developing an advertising and media strategy for program
  • Assist in facilitation of the program’s public launches with funder, partner sites and LULAC representatives.
  • Assist in developing facts sheets, outreach and promotional materials for use by LULAC staff, members, and partner organizations.
  • Coordinate with the Communications staff to integrate program priorities and updates in the LULAC newsletters, website content, and other communication methods. 

IV.    Program Sustainability

  • Help coordinators manage the sub grant process, including writing the request for proposal, selecting grantees, facilitating the MOU process, managing the program and ensuring timely sub grantee reporting.
  • Responsible for management of the organization's volunteer database including the promotion, maintenance, and contacting of volunteers for available opportunities.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for LULAC’s national events. 

Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in oral and written English and
  • Knowledge in organizing, and working with grassroots advocates, Latinos, immigrant community members, government entities and community-based organizations.
  • Experience in public speaking, conducting workshops and training of grassroots community members.
  • Knowledge in budgeting, financial management, and program reporting
  • Ability to synthesize information from various sources and present it in a variety of written formats and styles for a variety of audiences.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a undergrad or graduate college
  • Experience or knowledge in working with grassroots / nonprofit organizations in the community 

Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required 

Benefits:

  • Accrual of 4 hours of sick time and 4 hours of vacation time per month
  • Paid Federal Holidays 

How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to jobs@lulac.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at jobs@lulac.org. 

LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Salary

$20.00/hour