Changing Tides Outreach Coordinator
LTSC

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Post Date: Jun 09, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 7/1/2021
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Description
The Changing Tides Outreach Coordinator works with youth and young adults to engage communities in meaningful conversations around mental health and mental health stigmas. The Changing Tides Outreach Coordinator must be a daring, self-motivated, out-of-the-box thinker who can develop opportunities to educate and engage the Japanese and Asian American communities around mental health issues through creative platforms and events. They must possess strong interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and willingness to work with different age groups, staff, volunteers and funders. Ability to organize events from concept to implementation is essential.

Outreach activities and program coordination
•        Create and nurture relationships with external organizations, communities, and mental health professionals
•        Oversee volunteer efforts of young adults, adults and mental health professionals
•        Continually update Changing Tides website with event information, photos & videos, and blog posts
•        Ensure that the website remains ADA compliant
•        Work with the Fiscal and Development departments to maintain an updated program budget; allocate funds, submit check requests
•        Secure funding through donor cultivation, grant writing, fundraising eforts
•        CT Podcast: assist with captions, highlights, social media promotion
•        Peer Specialist Training (w/ Project Return): liaise with PR staff and gather feedback
•        Possess flexibility in schedule to accommodate evening and weekend activities and ability to meet deadlines
•        Take active participation in other duties, as deemed necessary, as an employee of the Social Services Department and LTSC
Intern Supervision
•        Work collaboratively with interns to select a list of projects that they will work on and establish key dates and deadlines
Event Planning and Coordination
•        Organize fundraising events, workshops, and conferences to educate and engage community members and donors
•        Coordinate all event activities and details including logistics, committees, invitation list, sponsorships (fundraising), speakers, promotional materials, outreach and other activities as needed

Skills
Qualifications and Experiences:
-        Minimum of two years of experience in community outreach and engagement;
-        Minimum of two years of experience in event planning and coordination;
-        Excellent time management and communication skills;
-        Ability to manage multiple projects independently;
-        Proven leadership and organizational skills;
-        Initiative and ability to work both independently and in teams;
-        Experience in program administration, including coordination of people and resources


Notes
-        Experience with or knowledge of Japanese American and Asian American communities preferred;
-        Ability to create and post engaging content on website and social media;
-        Must be willing and able to travel for outreach, events and other activities as needed;
-        Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required.



Contact Details
Name: MARGARET SHIMADA
Address: 231 East 3rd Street
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90013
Country: United States
URL: https://www.ltsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/CT.Outrch-Coord.2021Ltthd.pdf