Job Title: Queer Network Program Coordinator
Job Classification: PartTime (28 hours/week)
Position Reports To: Community Organizing Program Manager
API Chaya formed in October 2011, when the Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center and Chaya merged into one organization to better serve Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes in Washington State. At API Chaya, you will work with a diverse, highly motivated and dedicated team of staff and volunteers. We have a strong emphasis on engaging communities to find solutions to end violence; our community organizing includes communities such as LGBTQ, men, young people, faithbased communities, and various ethnic groups. We are an organization that highly values staff development, support and growth. We value personal learning, relationship building, and creating a respectful and supportive multi-ethnic, multifaith and multilingual organization. For more information about our organization, please visit apichaya.org. The Queer Network Program Coordinator will, with the support of the Program Manager, provide culturally and linguistically appropriate support, outreach and education to Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islander communities on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. The Coordinator will be expected to work during traditional and nontraditional work hours (weekends and evenings), have excellent people and organizing skills, and have a passionate interest and commitment to API Chaya’s mission.
● Recruit, retain and develop API LGBTQ and ally community leaders to take action to address domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking, and enhance skills in supporting LGBTQ survivors of violence.
● Develop, recruit and train 1 prevention group for LGBTQ communities on ending sexual assault
● Lead presentation and outreach efforts to LGBTQ communities of color
● Assist in recruiting, supervising and working with volunteers and Natural Helpers to participate in public education and outreach activities, including Pride Weekend and Queer API Quarterly Dim Sum Group.
● Develop partnerships with other organizations serving queer APIs.
● Assist in training Natural Helpers, volunteers, interns, and new staff as needed.
● Provide culturally relevant advocacy-based crisis support to Queer API survivors of violence and provide resources and referrals for adequate support.
● Collect and maintain outreach records and assist in preparation of monthly program reports, grant reports, and other programmatic documents.
● Attend staff meetings and relevant trainings.
● Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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