Building Healthy Communities Kern is looking for an All Action Team Liaison. Please take a look at the job description below for more information.
Job Description: All Action Team Liaison
Job title: All Action Team Liaison
Project Background & Description:
Building Healthy Communities is a public health initiative aimed at achieving health and racial equity in California. The effort, supported by The California Endowment, is intended to improve the health outcomes of people living in fourteen communities throughout California and to provide a blueprint of creating healthy communities by building power, changing the narrative, building partnerships and leveraging resources. Building Healthy Communities Kern (BHC-Kern) can change the odds for underserved communities in Kern. Advancing the work of BHC-Kern is a broad and diverse collaborative comprised of public agencies, community organizations, schools, faith-based groups, advocates, residents and youth. Supporting the BHC-Kern collaborative is the central team (Learning & Evaluation, Communications Director, Policy & Strategic Facilitator, All Action Team Liaison and Translator) also known as the HUB, which provides coordination, infrastructure and logistical support to collaborative partners.
The BHC-Kern All Action Team Liaison will report directly to the Policy & Strategic Facilitator. The position’s primary function is to provide administrative support to the HUB. The Liaison is responsible for helping with logistics and arranging meetings, providing clerical support to Hub staff as needed, and helping coordinate large BHC-related events in conjunction with the Hub Policy & Strategic Facilitator. The All Action Team Liaison may also assist with other initiative-related activities.
The position requires a flexible work schedule as meetings and events may occur outside normal office hours, including evenings and weekends.
Works collaboratively with the HUB staff, BHC-Kern partners, and community members to meet the goals of the initiative.
Follows established protocols and checklists for planning BHC-Kern events, meetings and activities.
Arranges logistics (with support and oversight from Policy & Strategic Facilitator) securing locations, arranging food and refreshments, technology, materials, childcare, etc. for all BHC Kern events, including but not limited to, monthly HUB meetings, Action Team meetings, All Action Team Meetings, and monthly partner events.
Attends all meetings and is responsible for taking and distributing minutes, being in charge of set up/clean up, and assisting the Policy & Strategic Facilitator with activities.
Responds promptly to telephone, mail and e-mail.
Maintains membership roster by keeping the partners database up to date.
Maintains and populates BHC-Kern social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and BHC app.
Develops monthly newsletter
Other duties as assigned.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The All Action Team Liaison must be able to work with a diverse cross-section of people and serve communities with varied economic, social, racial, and cultural backgrounds. The All Action Team Liaison should enjoy a challenge, be passionate about the work, and be committed to social justice. The All Action Team Liaison should be a self-starter and-highly motivated, and able to work with minimum supervision, while keeping Hub staff up to date with all activities.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
A.A degree or higher.
Two or more years of recent clerical or office assist experience in the non-profit sector is highly desirable. Event planning experience is a plus.
Experience working within community settings is highly desirable.
QUALIFICATIONS: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required, including use of proper grammar, punctuation, spelling and standard business formats.
Able to manage multiple priorities and work well with others in a busy, fast- paced, evolving team environment.
Proactive workstyle, able to anticipate teams’ needs, seeing projects to successful conclusion.
Able to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Able to produce proper and timely record keeping and minutes
Able to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.
Ability to maintain complete discretion, confidentiality, sensitivity and professional judgment.
Possesses strong organizational skills initiative and follow-through
Proficient and comfortable using the Internet and social media tools.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive within Kern County and California as needed
Ability to perform safe and effective lifting and bending.
Ability to sit and/or stand for periods of time.
Must be able to lift 35 pounds
Deep interest in and commitment to the vision, mission, and work of BHC-Kern.
Professionalism with the ability to maintain a positive attitude and respectful demeanor at all times.
Polite, courteous, and professional demeanor, particularly under stress.
Able to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and communities.
Bi-lingual in Spanish preferable
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The All Action Team Liaison is a full-time, contract position. This position is grant-funded. Salary $40,000.