SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition seeks passionate Community Engagement Liason/Fiscal Sponsorship Manager to join our team!
Since 1968, the SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has collaborated with the SE Portland community to build informed, inclusive, and participatory neighborhoods that support our social and ecological well-being. SE Uplift empowers individuals and groups to engage with their communities and uplifts communities through a variety of skill-building trainings and resources.
This position provides support, encouragement, and trainings to groups, organizations, and neighborhood associations of SE Portland to develop community building, shared resources, and leadership skills. This position also manages the Fiscal Sponsorship Program, which entails administrative contract management and bookkeeping. There is a lot of time in the community, as well as computer, phone, and office/administrative work. The position requires a flexible and versatile individual who can work autonomously and as part of a team, with relatively frequent evening and weekend work hours.
Provide Outreach and Support to Community Organizations (50%)
Work with organizations including community groups, neighborhood associations, and nonprofit organizations to further their effectiveness through coordinating trainings, networking, skill-sharing, problem-solving forums, and community-building events.Serve as a liaison between SE Uplift and up to eight neighborhood associations, assisting with technical support, problem-solving specific issues, promoting inclusivity and participation. Support other SE Uplift team members in public events or projects, and represent SE Uplift at city-wide meetings and events.
Manage SE Uplift Fiscal Sponsorship Services (35%)
Manage the fiscal sponsorship program which allows emerging community groups and neighborhood associations to function under the SE Uplift nonprofit umbrella. Ensure compliance with contract obligations. Monitor financials, track donations and spending, and bookkeeping.
Coordinate and Plan SE Uplift Events and Trainings (15%)
Develop, plan, and coordinate workshops, events and trainings for members of SE Portland that address the SE Uplift mission of collaborating with the SE Portland community to build informed, inclusive, and participatory neighborhoods that support our social and ecological well-being.
Intercultural competency and commitment to a multicultural diverse community
Experience in event planning and project coordination
Experience with outreach and engagement strategies and tools
Strong advocate for building a connected community
Dynamic public speaking and meeting facilitation
Understanding of volunteer coordination
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong work ethic
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines amidst many competing priorities
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Commitment to SE Uplift’s mission of civic engagement and community building
Outgoing and fun personality
Previous non-profit experience
Strong bookkeeping and data management skills
Please submit the following three items:
1. Detailed covered letter demonstrating that your skills, passion, experience and aptitude match this position and meet the requirements outlined above
3. Three professional references
By email to email@example.com
By mail to: SE Uplift
Attn: Hiring Committee
3534 SE Main St
Portland, OR 97214
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Anticipated deadline is Monday, July 2.
SE Uplift is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, genetics, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.