Community Engagement Coordinator

Deadline January 21, 2020

The Community Engagement Coordinator sustains, initiates and nurtures Community Artes programs and initiatives designed to expand and enhance creative experiences and build relationships with the Latino community.

Position requirements include a heightened sensitivity towards Latino arts and culture, strong organizational and communication skills, fluency in English and Spanish, an outgoing and engaging personality, and a keen, creative and inquisitive mind. Key Outcomes include:
Outreach: Representation and engagement at community fairs, cultural events, centers, schools, universities, and Latino neighborhoods.
Partnerships: Increased arts and cultural events accessible to the Latino community with arts organizations or social service organizations representing or serving the Latino community
Programming: Increased use of El Zócalo (Milagro’s newly renovated event space) for free or low-cost art workshops, talks, exhibitions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Research program themes, potential artists and program schedule with program staff and the Executive Director to support Milagro’s mission
Attends community meetings, conferences and peer learning networks on Milagro’s behalf
Serves as lead developer for Spanish language education and outreach materials
Establishes partnerships with mission-related organizations and organizations serving Latino or underserved communities
Inputs data and follows proper database procedures
Participates in program evaluation design, data collection, analysis, and reporting
Participates in strategic planning and fundraising events as needed
Serve as lead staff for facility rentals, which included scheduling space and staff, maintain calendar, develop contracts, and invoicing clients
A bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas of study: theater, music, performance, dance, Chicana/o studies, cultural studies, visual culture, education, public health, communications, intercultural studies, or a related field
Minimum 2 years of experience in community outreach, coalition building, as well as service in the Latino communities
Project management experience including leading project teams comprised of staff and/or volunteers
Cultural competency with demonstrated experience working successfully with Latino communities.
Outstanding organizational skills with demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate a variety of detailed outreach projects, sometimes under tight deadlines
Strong computer skills, including working in a PC environment, proficiency in Microsoft 365 Office, and experience with social media platforms
Willingness to support Milagro activities in general
Valid OR Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
Ability to lift 50lbs. at a minimum
Ability to use simple power tools, climb ladders, light fabrication and prior experience with staging, performance, and lighting, etc.
Top-notch writing, editing & proofreading skills along with excellent oral communication skills. Bilingual(Spanish/English) a plus
Self-directed, independent, yet open to receive feedback
Demonstrated ability to work in a team
Good follow-through on tasks, ability to handle multiple responsibilities & set priorities
Willing to learn and understand the organizational culture of Milagro and to focus on strengths
Good-natured, flexible and the ability to work under pressure
Interested in personal professional development

Salary. $36,400. This is a full-time position with health benefits, paid vacation and holidays.

Send your resume and cover letter to Please indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the Community Engagement Coordinator position. No phone calls, please. Applications will be considered as they arrive. Position open until filled.

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Portland, Oregon

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