Project Coordinator

Farmworker Justice

About the organization

Farmworker Justice (“FJ”) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering farmworkers to improve immigration policy, wages and working conditions, occupational safety, health and access to justice. FJ engages in legislative and administrative advocacy, public education, capacity-building of community-based organizations, and impact litigation, frequently in collaboration with other organizations

Duties

The Project Coordinator is an exciting and unique opportunity to provide technical assistance and programmatic support to farmworker-serving organizations nationwide. Working with Rebecca Young, Director of Programs, and our programs staff, the Project Coordinator will:

• Develop training curricula, outreach materials, and educational resources on topics important to farmworker communities in English and Spanish (i.e. health care access, heat stress, and workplace harassment)
• Coordinate meetings with community and project partners and lead trainings (remote and in-person)
• Develop and present webinars and workshops on topics relevant to farmworker communities
• Monitor partner progress towards project deliverables; assist in monitoring partner invoices
• Assist in needs assessment, evaluation activities, and drafting of project reports (quarterly and annual)
• Write social media posts and summaries related to projects for the website, newsletters, and other FJ communications
• Support general organizational activities

The Project Coordinator may be asked to take on additional tasks and/or new projects, depending on funding and organizational need.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• 2-5 years of relevant professional experience
• Experience in training and presentations in in-person and virtual formats
• Experience in curriculum and material development, esp. for limited English proficient populations
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
• Well-organized and detail-oriented
• Familiarity/prior experience working with farmworker communities (preferred)
• Spanish proficiency (written and spoken)
• Strong commitment to the mission of Farmworker Justice

Salary

56,000 - 60,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please explain why you are drawn to FJ’s mission and how your skills and experience make you an ideal fit for this role. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a genuine commitment to our cause and showcase their relevant expertise and accomplishments.

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