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Richmond Community Foundation’s goal is to create healthy, sustainable communities in Contra Costa County. We believe in the Theory of Change, in which we identify a realistic long-term goal and consider what conditions need to be in place to reach it. The majority of our long-term goals entail measuring and tackling social and economic challenges that local residents face.
We take our community’s issues seriously, and are continuously searching for concerned listeners, earnest thinkers, capable communicators, talented problem-solvers, and devoted professionals who want to learn, grow and most importantly, make the communities of Contra Costa County healthy and sustainable for the people who work, live and thrive here.
A career at RCF offers countless opportunities, an empowered workforce and a supportive environment. We pride ourselves in recognizing our associates’ and teams’ successes in our goal to solve our community’s most urgent concerns.
When you join RCF, you’ll find a culture where every person is a vital part of the solution and an essential voice of the community. We aim to be a safe place for anyone on our staff to learn, explore and grow. Ultimately, we strive to generate tangible results that will change the way our entire community works, lives and succeeds.
RCF Connects serves as a Co-Lead Agency for SparkPoint Contra Costa. The mission of SparkPoint Contra Costa is to partner with agencies to empower individuals and families to become financially sustainable and advocate for social change. SparkPoint Contra Costa provides one-stop financial education centers that help struggling individuals and families to make ends meet. Each center brings together a full range of services at one location to help clients create a step-by-step plan to set and achieve financial goals.
The SparkPoint Coordinator – Richmond assumes responsibility for the implementation of a single program, ensuring compliance with stated objectives of the project. This position coordinates the work of others within the program and works with other initiatives as necessary.
The position reports to the SparkPoint Senior Director with responsibility for the implementation of quality assurance practices and management reporting tools for the ECM client management tool for SparkPoint Contra Costa. The Coordinator works to strengthen community connections and build advocacy and pathways to financial sustainability for clients. The position provides general office management and administrative support. The position also supports the vision and mission of the Foundation and SparkPoint Contra Costa through the effective implementation of appropriate elements of SparkPoint services. Collaborating with staff and key stakeholders from throughout the community, the Coordinator will facilitate the principles of collective impact to deliver successful outcomes that affect positive community change. The successful candidate will have a commitment to working effectively in a diverse community and will have experience in community development or a related field.
- BA or relevant experience in a related field is desired with 3+ years’ experience in areas of data management, quality assurance, and/or project administration.
- Experience with ECM is desired.
- Experience in basic financial coaching.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, desktop publishing, and Internet research.
- Excellent database management knowledge, report generation skills and records maintenance skills.
- Must be accurate and detail-oriented, with strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize competing duties in a complex and fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of advocacy concepts and strategies.
- Ability to contribute to community-building efforts.
- Experience in planning and organizing events.
- Superior customer service skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
SPECIAL ADA REQUIREMENTS:
SparkPoint Contra Costa is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.
RCF Connects is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.
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Employees at RCF enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, retirement savings with employer match, paid time off, and work/life balance.