Organization: Mending the Sacred Hoop | Location: Duluth
Activity Area: | Job Type: Full-Time | Salary: $18.00 to $19.00 /hour
The Sacred Hoop Coalition is a grant-funded non-profit organization that works from a social change perspective to end violence against Native women and children while restoring their safety, sovereignty, and sacredness. We are committed to strengthening the voice and vision of Native peoples through grassroots efforts to restore the leadership of Native women.
We are looking for a responsible Project Coordinator to administer and organize various coalition projects and plans. The position will be a 32-hour full-time position with the possibility of 40 hours in the New Year. This position will help to promote and develop the coalition work being done to address violence against women by supporting advocates on behalf of crime victim issues, challenges ideas and attitudes which permit violence and the systemic oppression of victims to continue, and respond to the needs and concerns of communities through input from its members. The coalition employs both prevention and intervention strategies. Coalition activities shall increase the capacity of direct service providers to promote and provide crime victim services. Coalition activities shall also be directed towards a broader social and cultural change and equipping member programs and others to employ primary prevention strategies. The coalition work will focus on: public awareness, public policy and systems change, capacity building and membership support, and overarching commitments to accessibility, diversity, inclusion, and best practices.
Project Coordinator responsibilities include working closely with our coalition director to prepare comprehensive action plans, including resources, timeframes, and budgets for projects outlined in the grant goals/objectives. Preform various coordinating tasks such as scheduling, designing/ implementing, training/public speaking, administrative duties, project documentation, grant reporting, and other responsibilities. Time management, the ability to prioritize competing deadlines and relationship building skills are a crucial component for this position. Ultimately, the project coordinator’s duties are to ensure that all projects are completed on time, within budget and meet high-quality standards.
- Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role
- Experience in project management, from conception to delivery
- An ability to prepare and interpret data, schedules and step-by-step action plans
- Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
- Strong communication and teamwork skills
- Experience coordinating and implementing statewide events and training
- The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and violence against women
- The ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience working with/in Native American programs/communities
- The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of systemic and institutional responses to violence against women
- The ability to analyze and interpret data and address different forms of oppression/inclusion and how it relates to violence against women and tribal sovereignty
- The ability to problem solve, work in high-pressure situations, and meet short deadlines
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and other related software
- Required to travel both in state and nationally, must provide a valid driver’s license, insurance, and suitable vehicle