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Community Engagement Team Outreach Worker to engage underserved Spanish speaking families

Company: City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Attend all required training sessions. Become familiar with available Cambridge resources that provide children with early literacy exposure. Refer families to early learning services and events that benefit the literacy development of their children. Organize a series of culturally appropriate parenting workshops to underserved families with young children in Cambridge. Participate on advisory boards and/or round table discussions, as assigned, that are addressing issues to reach hard to reach families. Participate in discussions and educate the Community Engagement Team about outreach strategies for building relationships with hard to reach communities. Complete all required paperwork: document outreach activities and participate as needed in the evaluation of the program. Attend all outreach worker team meetings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must speak Spanish Sincere desire to reach underserved Cambridge families with young children Ability to relate well with diverse groups and individuals Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, early learning community resources High motivation Strong work ethic Willingness to learn and to teach others Experience with parenting Cambridge resident strongly preferred The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies. WORK ENVIRONMENT:General office environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Job requires some walking. Sufficient mobility to travel throughout the City. RATE: $17.19 per hour APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing. Position will remain open until filled. For additional information please see flyer CET Spanish Speaking OW Flyer THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. PDN-936aaca1-c91b-4e86-a5e2-90d89d8de353

Keywords: City of Cambridge, Cambridge , Community Engagement Team Outreach Worker to engage underserved Spanish speaking families, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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