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FT job - San Francisco - Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation - Community Organizer

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Job Title: Community Organizer Organization: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Location: San Francisco Salary: $34,500. - $48,000. FT
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 2, 2006

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 10/02/2006 11:42 AM -----

      Job Title: Community Organizer
      Organization: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation
      Location: San Francisco
      Salary: $34,500. - $48,000.
      FT  Regular

      Job Description:
      Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Community
      Organizer is responsible for organizing and coordinating TNDC’s goals of
      addressing the needs of low income residents and making the Tenderloin
      neighborhood a better place to live through leadership development, building
      collaborations, and a focus on community issues.

      KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
      The Community Organizer customarily and regularly exercises discretion and
      independent judgment in the following job duties:
      1.                 Coordinate and facilitate the exchange of information about community
      development efforts between TNDC staff.
      2.                 Provide technical assistance, support, and leadership development to
      neighborhood groups and residents.
      3.                 Develop and maintain positive working relationships with tenant groups,
      community agencies, and neighborhood stakeholders
      and work collaboratively to address short- and mid-range community
      development goals.
      4.                 Lead outreach, issue cultivation, and leadership development within TNDC’
      s resident base, and throughout the community.
      5.                 Help to coordinate and organize community input and support related to
      community issues.
      6.                 Monitor and actively participate in relevant community meetings.
      7.                 Educate and work with public and elected officials around community
      issues.
      8.                 Recruit, train and coordinate/supervise workload of interns and
      volunteers
      9.                 Give public testimony to city agencies, civic committees, and
      neighborhood groups as needed.
      10.                 Other duties and specific assignments along specialized or technical
      lines that require special knowledge under the general
      supervision of the Executive Director.

      REQUIRED SKILLS
      •                 Excellent community building skills, public speaking skills
      •                 Ability to facilitate meetings.
      •                 Excellent verbal and writing skills.
      •                 Ability to understand and communicate the needs of low-income residents.
      •                 Ability to work independently and within a team structure.
      •                 Able to attend evening meetings and work on weekends

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      •                 Four-year college degree.
      •                 Two years of organizing or community development experience.

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
      •                 Bilingual and Bi-literate in English and at least one of the following
      languages:  Mandarin/Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog.
      •                 Familiarity with the Tenderloin neighborhood.

      ABOUT TNDC    Founded in 1981, TNDC is a non-profit, community development
      organization that serves the Tenderloin and surrounding neighborhoods.  Our
      combined annual budget is $15 million, with a staff of 220.

      WOMEN AND PEOPLE OF COLOR ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  EOE

      How to Apply:
      Submit cover letter and resume to: TNDC/Human Resources, 201 Eddy Street,
      San Francisco, CA 94102; fax to (415) 776-3952; or e-mail to jobs@....
      Position is open until filled.

      Organization Web Site: www.tndc.org
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