Location of Service: Centro Hispano de East Tennessee – 2455 Sutherland Ave, Centro Hispano Building D
About Centro Hispano de East Tennessee:
Centro Hispano is a small non-profit serving the Latino community of Knox County and the surrounding region. The vision of this organization is for all Latinos and Latinas to thrive culturally, educationally and economically. Centro pursues this vision by offering tools and information to connect, integrate and empower the Latino community through education and engagement. Centro Hispano’s Youth and Family Engagement Department includes afterschool programs, parent education, youth development and college access programs, and educational advocacy.
- Attend outreach events in order to broaden awareness in the community of Centro Hispano’s mission and vision.
- Seek out new and innovative tabling opportunities that would be beneficial for Centro Hispano to attend such as health fairs, community events, neighborhood events and more.
- Recruit Volunteers through outreach efforts such as: volunteer fairs, speaking in classrooms, community events, social media and other events as they arise.
- Assist the Director of Development with at least one Volunteer Appreciation event.
- Aid communications team in developing materials for outreach such as flyers, brochures, appeals letters and more to reach clients, community members, volunteers and donors.
- Generating a monthly newsletter for Centro Hispano including research into best practices for nonprofit storytelling.
- As a final product, develop a calendar for this position with a list of events, where they are and how successful they are.
- Associates Degree required; Bachelor’s preferred but not required
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred
- Must be proactive, self-starter, and willing to be adaptable to learning and growing in their position
- Team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
- Experience with or passion for working with culturally diverse populations
- Detail-oriented and organized
- Graphic Design Experience, preferred but not required
- Knowledge of google suite (Gmail, sheets, docs)
Member Benefits Include:
- A modest living allowance of $17,600 or, $675.08 bi-weekly (pre-tax), paid over 52 weeks.
- Education Award of $6,495 that can be applied to student loans and/or future education expenses OR a $1,800 end-of-service stipend.
- Housing subsidy of up to $300/month
- Relocation reimbursement at $0.40/mile if relocating more than 50 miles for service
- Up to $750 Settling-In Allowance to reimburse upfront moving costs
- A Health insurance subsidy is available for members covered through healthcare.gov
- 80 Hours Personal Leave AND 80 Hours Sick Leave
- 11 Holidays
- Worker’s Compensation
- Child Care Reimbursement
- May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In-house SNAP benefits specialist available to provide assistance in determining eligibility.
- May be eligible for utility bill assistance. In-house specialists available to provide assistance with determining eligibility.
- Professional development and networking opportunities.
- Non-Competitive Eligibility status for federal hiring after completion of service.
- Opportunity to enroll concurrently in Carson Newman MBA in Nonprofit Leadership
Equity and Inclusion: The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will take action to ensure that members and employees are treated equally without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender, romantic/sexual orientation, age, handicap, cultural or religious convictions. CAC AmeriCorps provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation at any point in the recruitment / employment process.