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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisor

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SAIL2CHANGE

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ABOUT SAIL2CHANGE

Sail2Change is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve community equity by empowering our youth through access, opportunity, authentic relationships, and alternative outdoor education. Sail2Change’s vision is to provide meaningful experiences for our youth to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and be immersed in opportunities they may have never had access to before. Through our partners, sponsors, and supporters, we can build a community where our youth feel safe to discover the best version of themselves.

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of Administrative Staff, the volunteer Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Advisor combines their knowledge of Sail2Change’s mission, vision, and strategic goals to develop and manage initiatives that will contribute to the achievement of Sail2Change equity and inclusion goals.

The volunteer DEI Advisor position has a high level of discretion in carrying out duties and assignments and the position responsibilities are broad in scope, strategic in nature, and impact all of the organization's operations, programs, and partnerships. The volunteer serves as a guide and resource person for management and staff in the areas of diversity, inclusion, and equity.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Sail2Change team and the Advisory Panel to build relationships and a recruitment strategy with schools, BIPOC communities, and the LGBTQIA+ community.

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate goals, policies, training tools, and programs associated with the Sail2Change cultural proficiency work.

  • Create learning opportunities and forums for open dialogue and discussion about cultural proficiency in order to build stronger relationships between staff and young people.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience with leading diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding access, equity, diversity, inclusion, implicit bias, and institutional racism; ability and experience developing and implementing strategies to identify and define complex equity and inclusion issues
  • Knowledge and experience developing and implementing communication strategies to reach diverse audiences
  • Ability to communicate effectively to Sail2Change team, partners, participants, and their families. Knowledge and experience facilitating and leading difficult conversations
  • Experience providing direction on developing relationships with underserved or underrepresented communities, communities of color, and differently-abled communities.

More opportunities with SAIL2CHANGE

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About SAIL2CHANGE

Location:

10135 NW LANGWORTHY TER, PORTLAND, OR 97229, US

Mission Statement

Our MISSION is to improve community equity by empowering our youth through access, opportunity, authentic relationships, and alternative outdoor education.

Description

Sail2Change is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve community equity by empowering our youth through access, opportunity, authentic relationships, and alternative outdoor education. Sail2Change’s vision is to provide meaningful experiences for our youth to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and be immersed in opportunities they may have never had access to before. Through our partners, sponsors, and supporters, we can build a community where our youth feel safe to discover the best version of themselves.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Organization Design
  • Human Resources Diversity
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Child Development
  • Adult Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 5-10 hours a week
  • ● Computer software skills including Google Drive, Monday.com, Microsoft Word & Excel. ● Initiative, creativity, reliability, flexibility, thoroughness ● Strong verbal and written communication skills

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