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Associate Director Social Justice

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BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

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Associate Program Director (APD) will have a role in designing, implementing, and managing programs to bring about social change and equality for vulnerable and marginalized African-American populations. Develop programs and initiatives advocating on behalf of victims and marginalized populations for their rights to services and justice

The Associate Director should have skills in program development, management, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, research and analysis, and more. The APD will often work with local organizations and community partners to implement and run the programs their organization is putting in place. The APD should have some skills in research and analysis, as well as a working knowledge of law and policy within the region in which they serve. Responsible for keeping up with changes and trends in economics, social concerns, politics, and other relevant events so they can recommend and influence policy in the best way possible for the focus area.

Program initiatives work towards social justice and human rights in the most hands-on approach. They work directly with the people to help them connect to services they need and to help build communities through social and development programs. Supervises personnel who generally work at the local or state levels with non-governmental organizations or local government agencies, field officers in international organizations work. The APD must have a passion for working directly with people and must have great communication skills.

Qualifications: APD typically requires a degree in social justice, human rights, international development, or another related field. Between 3 and 10 years of work experience, depending on the management level the job requires. The APD should have skills in statistics, management, budgeting, as well as program design and development.

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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
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Orientation and Training

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