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BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

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BLACK is seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences and a commitment to racial equity and social justice to lead change and inspire our services to and support the African American Community. We are seeking a stellar Racial Equity Social Justice (RESJ) Progam Director who models the core values and who is fueled by a passion to lead the development and deployment of multiple RESJ partnerships designed to provide culturally responsive and culturally specific academic, social, and/or emotional support services to communities and families.

To achieve our vision, we want someone who has a commitment to life-long learning, a vision for team success, and the ability to serve and support our culturally specific community partners. BLACK is committed to eliminating systemic racism and its adverse impact on student learning, and we seek candidates who bring a deep commitment to racial equity and social justice.

The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Social Work or a related field and at least three (3) years working with children and/or adolescents to effect positive academic, social, and/or emotional life-skills with one of those years or as a Program Supervisor or two (2) years as a Student Advocate.

Preferred but not Required

  • Master’s degree will also substitute for one year of experience in a lead or supervisory role
  • Experience serving the needs of a richly diverse student and community population
  • Experience managing a portfolio of partnership contracts to achieve expressed goals
  • Understanding how Racial equity policies impact student achievement, discipline, and graduation
  • Experience in a lead, supervisory, or management role is preferred

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About BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

Location:

Human Resources Development & Training, Chicago, IL 60649, US

Mission Statement

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK)

Description

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African American civic and community leaders who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among African Americans. Our work at the grassroots level is to educate and engage communities and to provide neighborhood-based services and solutions addressing community problems.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Program Management
  • Public Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Orientation and Training

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