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Poverty Education and Outreach Coordinator

Washington, Washington DC
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Under the supervision of the Director for Education and Outreach, the Poverty Education and Outreach Coordinator provides outreach and education on the mission and activities of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, on the Church's teaching about poverty, and on the reality of poverty in the U.S. The Poverty Education and Outreach Coordinator has the lead role in building CCHD diocesan director capacity and contributes to the department's general efforts to share Catholic Social Teaching and build the capacity of the Church to act on it. This includes contributions to the office's communications and outreach under the guidance of the Communications Manager for Social Mission. It also includes relationship building, formation, and outreach to growing populations within the Church such as Hispanic Catholics, under the direction of the CST Education Manager. Contributes to the Bishops' strategic plan for the Conference. Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity.

Bachelor's Degree Major Field/Specialty: Theology, social work, political science, Spanish, or related field

Type and Nature of Professional Experience:

Excellent time management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.

Experience in project management.

Experience in offering trainings and/or leadership development.

Experience working collaboratively with peers, colleagues and others to achieve mission goals and objectives.

Experience with the Hispanic Catholic community in the United States.

Experience in national, diocesan or parish social ministry.

Experience with empowerment of low-income people and communities through community organizing or similar

Experience as an educator or trainer.

Strong speaking and writing skills in English (and preferably also in Spanish).

Other Specialized Training: (i.e. word processing, personal computer, knowledge of Catholic Church, etc.)

Requires knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Church and its social teachings.

Excellent written and oral bilingual (English and Spanish) communication skills and relational abilities required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, social media, e-mail and other communication tools.

Strong project management, planning and organizational skills.

Number of Years Required: 5 years of experience in national, diocesan or parish social ministry, or a combination of ministry and experience in

community organizing, social work, or related field
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