Census Outreach Worker- Government Affairs


Census Outreach Worker- Government Affairs

Status: Admin/ Non-Exempt/ Part- Time
Reports to: Census Manager
Date Posted: 16-Jan-2020
Job Type: Part Time


General Responsibilities:
Under supervision of the Census Manager, the Census Outreach Worker will be responsible for directly engaging with JASA program staff, clients and volunteers.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Build strong relationships with historically undercounted New Yorkers in order to encourage census self-response;
• Track census engagement activities using both qualitative and quantitative methods;
• Adhere to all data security and privacy protocols around census engagement;
• Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities;
• Support volunteer recruitment and training activities.
• Engage JASA program participants, clients and tenants about the census through a variety of activities, including canvassing, tabling, telephone reassurance, teach-ins, and other types of events;
• Report weekly to the Census Manager and regularly meet with the Census Captain.

Skills and Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent required.
- Understanding of New York City’s diversity and experience working with people of diverse backgrounds;
- Proficiency in use of technology such as laptop computers and tablets;
- Experience in community engagement, campaign work, or other forms of direct outreach;
- Excellent communication, project management, and multi-tasking skills;
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills;
- Demonstrated cultural competence with respect to older adults;
- Knowledge of Spanish or Russian preferred.
SUBJECT TO REVIEW FOR PURPOSES OF ADAAA JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment

To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: jobs@jasa.org. Indicate Census Outreach Worker- Government Affairs - Manhattan in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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