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Community Organizer

Fresno, CA | Full Time
16 Days Ago

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Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC)

Community Organizer Job Description (September 2022)

The Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC) is a Fresno County-based nonprofit organization that serves and empowers immigrant families in the Central Valley. CVIIC works with a wide range of partner organizations in the region, including nonprofit organizations, public sector agencies and private sector entities.

 

CVIIC has an opening for a Community Organizer position. This is a full-time, non-exempt position that requires previous experience working with immigrant families, preferably assisting them to apply for available immigration forms of relief. An ideal candidate will be able to carry out the responsibilities described below and meet the requirements necessary to achieve excellent results. The position requires availability to work on some evenings and weekends and to travel as needed. This is a Fresno County-based position, and the hired candidate will operate out of CVIIC’s office in Fresno.

 

Primary Responsibilities

The Community Organizer will work under the supervision of the Executive Director. Principal tasks include:

- Assisting in the organization and delivery of immigration legal assistance services (applications for naturalization, DACA renewals, legal permanent renewals), in collaboration with nonprofit legal services partners and pro bono attorneys

- Organizing community education/know your rights events and making presentations to the public (in-person and online)

- Participating actively in CVIIC social media activities, including Facebook Live events

- Posting events in Wordpress websites.

- Developing informational materials on topics addressed by CVIIC

- Representing CVIIC in events held with regional, state and national partners

- Carrying out necessary research

- Developing and strengthening partnerships with other nonprofit organizations, public sector and private sector partners.

- Carrying out ongoing documentation of activities and submitting reports as required by Executive Director

- Other relevant tasks as assigned by Executive Director

 

Desired Skills and Requirements

- At least 1.5 years previous experience addressing immigration issues and/or working with immigrant families, preferably assisting them to apply for existing forms of relief and delivering know your rights information.

- An ability to work independently and be part of team efforts

- A strong and proven commitment to work on behalf of immigrant rights and a familiarity with CVIIC’s regional network

- Excellent communication skills

- Excellent customer relations skills

- Full Spanish/English fluency (verbal/written)

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other basic software programs; a willingness to learn how to create posts in Wordpress websites

- Valid driver’s license and own vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage

- Authorization to be lawfully employed

 

Compensation and Benefits

- $18/hour but negotiable in the case of a more experienced candidate.

- Employer paid medical, dental, vision plan for employee

- This is a full-time position that entails working 40 hours per week.

CVIIC is an equal opportunity employer.

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