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Community Advocate

PositionCommunity Advocate
Salary$19.00 – $22.00 per hour ($39,520 – $45,760 per year) plus benefits
Reports toProject Manager (Community Outreach Component)
StatusFull Time; Non-Exempt


Under the supervision of the Project Manager of the Seismic Safety Outreach Program (SSOP), the Community Advocate will provide community outreach, trainings and workshops to residents, youth, seniors, businesses and merchants within and in the surrounding areas of District 1; build working partnership with other community based organizations and city departments, engage in community fairs and events; and develop solution driven recommendations to create disaster preparedness communities.


  • Engage the diverse population in District 1
  • Engage in planning and development of educational curriculum and presentations, as well as multicultural events for District 1 residents
  • Conduct at least 40 workshops to District 1 residents per year
  • Outreach and provide referral and linkages to residents, community organizations, schools and merchants
  • Support the leadership development of youth leaders
  • Attend community fairs/activities, community initiatives, collaborative meetings related to community engagement and seismic safety
  • Assist in program documentation and reports
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • Support agency-wide events
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Education, and other related fields or equivalent experience
  • Two years working experience in youth and/or community development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work with representatives of government agencies, community-based organizations and the business community
  • Knowledge about diverse cultures and ability to provide competency in working communities
  • Knowledge of computer software, particularly MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently and as an active team member
  • Able to lift or move at least 25lbs
  • Must know how to drive and have a valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to pass TB health clearance and fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and FBI
  • Bi-lingual in English and Chinese highly desirable

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume to CYC Main Office via email: [email protected]

Attn: Community Advocate – D1


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