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Senior Organizer

Based in Los Angeles, CA
(travel within California)


The California Long-Term Care Education Center (CLTCEC) provides courses and tools to empower long-term care workers to build better lives for themselves and improve the quality of care for seniors and people with disabilities.

It is CLTCEC’s mission to prove the value of a trained home care worker within healthcare, define and develop career pathways for advancement opportunities within long-term care, expand access to training for long-term care workers across California, be a partner in the solution to the looming long-term care workforce shortage and contribute to workforce access and job equity for women and people of color.
CLTCEC is funded through a combination of contributions from private and public grants.

Position Summary: The Senior Organizer, a member of the Education Center’s extended leadership team, plays a key role in developing and executing recruitment campaigns and in executing program components. He/she also engages in high level strategic planning to meet the deliverables of programs and to support the partnership of multiple stakeholders, including SEIU Local 2015, health plan partners and other community-based organizations.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works in close collaboration with the Director of Education, Application Development Manager, Executive Director, and others to develop strategic plans to meet deliverables and to support the successful implementation of programs.
  • Provides direction, supervision, monitoring, and evaluation of the program elements of projects.
  • Designs, implements and evaluates complex, highly focused community organizing and participant recruitment plans.
  • Develops and conducts trainings to increase the skill level of Regional Managers, Field Coordinators, and Member Interns
  • Manages the identification and recruitment of students/participants.
  • Manages overall quality of services provided to members, participants, and stakeholders.
  • Identifies potential problems in service delivery, personnel management, availability of resources, and participates in the management and resolution of these problems.
  • Supervises Regional Managers, including the development and execution of individual work plans.
  • Presents program to partners, consumers, providers, and other stakeholders.
  • Establishes and cultivates relationships with key union and stakeholder representatives.
  • Keeps abreast of industry changes
  • Performs other duties assigned by Deputy Director or designee

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in workforce development or related area preferred
  • Four years of experience in workforce development or community organizing or related area preferred
  • Two years minimum experience in supervising and managing staff
  • Two years minimum campaign experience
  • Excellent leadership development skills with ability to foster staff development
  • Substantive experience in management, program development and oversight for home-base care setting, IHSS workers, diverse communities, low wage workers and/or elderly and disability communities
  • Effective oral and written communication with public speaking skills
  • Highly organized, systemic thinker with strong management skills
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to workplace change
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment with minimal supervision, has initiative and is a self-starter
  • Exhibit collegiality and diplomacy within a team environment, display good work ethics and a mature understanding of cultural diversity
  • Demonstrate compassion, competency, and professional accountability for interactions with consumers, stakeholders, colleagues and others
  • Bilingual preferred (Armenian/English, Spanish/English, Chinese/English, Korean/English)
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, especially Excel, and familiar with database programs
  • Ability to transfer information from database form to real time, reports, graphs, list, etc.
  • Flexibility to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Able to travel within California
  • Valid California driver license, reliable transportation, and automobile insurance are required
  • Personal commitment to the goals and mission of CLTCEC

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50 percent of the time
  • Ability to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. as well as outside of the office in the field for door knocking and delivery of class activities
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ability to communicate with others and exchange accurate information
  • Employees must recognize that working in the non-profit environment is demanding work, which sometimes requires working long or irregular hours

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to jobs@cltcec.org

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