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BIPOC Programming & Spanish Access Coordinator

Company: Out Boulder County
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: BIPOC Programming & Spanish Access CoordinatorHours: 40 hours per week, including hours on some nights and weekendsCompensation: $25.00 per hour, Non-ExemptBenefits: Health, Dental, Vision, & Disability Insurance. Retirement plan option. Type: Full-time employeeOffice Locations: Boulder CountyReports to: Deputy Director
Mission -Working independently and in collaboration, we facilitate connection, advocacy, education, research, and programs to ensure LGBTQ+ people and communities thrive in Boulder County and beyond.
Description of the WorkThe BIPOC Programming & Spanish Access Coordinator is an integral team member who will work across the organization with all staff members. The role of the BIPOC Programming & Spanish Access Coordinator is to work closely with Out Boulder County staff and cultural organizations in the region to center LGBTQ Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities in Out Boulder County's services and programs, and to provide written translation and verbal interpretation in Spanish for OBC's materials and programming. The BIPOC Programming & Spanish Access Coordinator will create and coordinate programming catering to BIPOC communities and Latinx families, and will be involved across the organization to facilitate access for Spanish speakers. -BIPOC Programming Job Duties -

  • Serve as a point of contact for BIPOC LGBTQ+ community members and potential members; build relationships with BIPOC communities and invite them to spend time, virtually and in person, at OBC's community spaces and events.
  • Represent needs and interests of BIPOC communities and BIPOC members to OBC staff, partner organizations, and in relevant committees. -
  • Provide one-on-one advocacy and support for BIPOC members -
  • Design, coordinate, and host events and programming centering BIPOC communities
  • Other duties as assignedSpanish Access Job Duties -
    • Provide Spanish written translation for OBC materials as relevant
    • Provide Spanish verbal interpretation for OBC events and programs as relevant -
    • Facilitate access for Spanish speakers across OBC programs
    • Cultivate relationships with Latinx-serving and POC-centered organizations with an emphasis on LGBTQ inclusion
    • Provide education on LGBTQ identities and experiences in Spanish for Latinx communities and families
      Personal Qualities
      • Committed and enthusiastic about Out Boulder County's mission and programs with knowledge of LGBTQ communities and issues
      • Equipped to work with diverse populations while having a working knowledge about specific issues faced by transgender, intersex, and non-binary individuals and other marginalized communities.
      • Straightforward and self-assured; one who shares information readily; listens well and respects the abilities of others; diplomatic and empathic
      • Creative and adept at planning, prioritizing, organizing and following through; highly energetic and able to balance multiple competing priorities
      • A dedicated team player; able to work cohesively with others and perform related tasks effectively and always willing to help a volunteer or another staff member at any time
      • Healthy in relational skills. One who is a trained listener, speaks respectfully and inserts themselves as appropriate in groups, honors diverse perspectives and is honest
      • Motivated and willing to work flexible shifts, including nights and weekends;
      • Emotionally mature with a sense of humor to maintain balance
      • Dedicated to effective self-care and a strong believer in sustainable programming
        QualificationsKnowledge of interlocking systems of oppression and how they impact LGBTQ people and other communities. Bicultural and bilingual fluency in Spanish is required. Spanish translation and interpretation experience is highly preferred. Community organizing and event coordination experience is strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication required; minimum two years of work experience. A strong commitment to ethical values, confidentiality, and appropriate boundaries; extensive understanding of LGBTQ issues; ability to work independently and efficiently; ability to work evenings and weekends. Open to learning, growth, and change; Computer proficiency required, including Microsoft Office & Google Suite. Candidates should be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds for short periods of time, work at a computer for three hours at a time, and tolerate numerous interruptions throughout the day. Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record. Must pass a Background Check. -
        Out Boulder County is an affirmative action employer. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, persons with disabilities, formerly incarcerated people, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or intersex are particularly urged to apply. -How to Apply Send a cover letter and resume to with "BIPOC & Spanish Access Coordinator" in the subject heading. The position will remain open until filled by a qualified candidate. Review of materials will begin on January 1, 2022.

Keywords: Out Boulder County, Boulder , BIPOC Programming & Spanish Access Coordinator, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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