Job Title: Day of Service Coordinator
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Salary: $17/hr, with a maximum of 150 hours
Start Date: January 8, 2018
End Date: April 16, 2018
Organizational Summary: The mission of the Recuerda a César Chávez Committee (RCCC) is
to educate our youth and communities about the legacy, life and work of the great American civil
rights leader, César Chávez and the farmworker movement. We do this by promoting universal
values and timeless vision for a better world and engaging our communities in the spirit of
service. Our vision is a community that knows its history, celebrates together, understands the
importance of service and commitment to the land, is actively engaged in improving the life
opportunities of its people, and strives for justice for all.
Description: The Day of Service Coordinator will be responsible for organizing the 2018 Cesar
Chavez Day of Service & Learning and associated programs, which aims to teach youth about
César Chávez’s legacy and inspire a new and existing generation to engage and actively
participate in their communities.
Application Deadline and Submission: Applications are due on November 27th by 5:00 p.m.
Submit a resume, cover letter and 3 references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include
“Day of Service Coordinator” in the subject line.
➢ Organize the César Chávez Day of Service & Learning (DOS) held on April 5
➢ Plan, facilitate and attend weekly subcommittee meetings and provide activity reports
during the larger committee meetings.
➢ Lead efforts to contact APS schools, recruit classes for the DOS, and maintain
communication with teachers and staff throughout the process.
➢ Work with the subcommittee to coordinate educational classroom presentations to various
schools prior to the DOS.
➢ Recruit diverse volunteers to join the DOS and actively participate in the event planning
➢ Identify and coordinate workshop activity stations with community organizations,
individuals and leaders for the DOS that align with RCCC’s mission. Ensure an ongoing
list of needed supplies.
➢ Procuring and communicating with bus companies and food vendors for the Day of
➢ Maintain an organized budget; identifying workshop materials needed, transportation
costs and food costs.
➢ Develop and maintain a database for volunteers and participants in the DOS.
➢ Delegate responsibilities regarding logistics, media, outreach and volunteer recruitment to
various subcommittee members.
➢ Collaborate with Event Coordinator to assist with media outreach about the DOS,
including website and Facebook management.
Knowledge and Skills
➢ Experience organizing community events
➢ Excellent written and oral communication skills
➢ Proven ability to manage multiple projects and assignments and meet deadlines
➢ Demonstrated ability and effectiveness working with volunteers
➢ Ability to think and act strategically
➢ Proven self-starter and ability to work independently
➢ Outstanding interpersonal skills, including strong telephone and in-person communication
➢ Flexibility and humility in working with community
➢ Excellent organizational skills
➢ Experience facilitating meetings
➢ Positive, collaborative style
➢ Ability to work calmly under pressure
➢ Deep passion for public service
➢ Experience with community organizing
➢ Experience serving on the RCCC and DOS subcommittee
➢ Knowledge of César Chávez’s legacy, the farmworker movement and civil rights
➢ Experience working with youth