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Civic Engagement Coordinator

Lowell, MA, USA

Job Type

Full-Time

Workspace

On-Site

About the Role

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Civic Engagement Coordinator to join our team in Lowell, MA. This role focuses on empowering the Khmer community by providing crucial information on current events, encouraging participation in local voting events, and ensuring equal access to information regarding local candidates. The Civic Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the Social Media Manager to create advocacy campaigns and engage the community in civic activities. This position requires collaboration with local partners to develop voting plans and phone banking efforts during elections. The role also involves creating surveys to understand community needs and provide comprehensive reports for advocacy and improved services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Community Engagement: Engage the Khmer community in Lowell to increase awareness about important current

    events and to promote understanding of local voting procedures.

  • Information Dissemination: Provide information in Khmer to ensure equal access to details regarding local candidates

    and issues.

  • Campaign Development: Collaborate with the Social Media Manager to create and implement campaigns

    advocating for equal access to information.

  • Voting Advocacy: Promote awareness of the importance of voting, encouraging voter registration, and educating people about the voting process and their rights as citizens.

  • Survey Creation: Design and distribute surveys to assess community needs and gather data for advocacy purposes.

  • Reporting: Analyze survey data and create comprehensive reports to present findings and support community advocacy efforts.

  • Collaboration: Partner with Lowell Votes, local organizations and stakeholders to enhance civic engagement and provide better services to the community.

  • Flexibility: Be available for occasional nights and weekends as needed for community events and activities.


Qualifications

  • Fluency in Khmer is required.

  • Experience in community engagement, civic participation, or a related field.

  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and independently.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of local government processes and electoral systems is a plus.


Benefits

  • Competitive benefits

  • Competitive salary within the range of $40,000 to $45,760

  • Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are the ideal candidate for this position to jobs@cmaalowell.org.


About CMAA

Organization Overview: Founded in 1984, the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Cambodian Americans and other minorities and economically disadvantaged persons in Lowell through educational, cultural, economic, and social programs.

CMAA is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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