Looking for a Consultant

Oakland, California, United States

Description

Are you interested in youth development, advocacy, and education?

Banteay Srei (www.banteaysrei.org) is looking for a temporary consultant to support our dynamic work and hold space for our youth. Banteay Srei is an Oakland nonprofit dedicated to empowering young Southeast Asian (SEA) women and girls who were, are being, or are at risk of becoming commercially sexually exploited (CSE). We achieve this through creating a safe space; infused with social support, community building and skills based learning. We provide case management; this includes one to one work, advocacy and effective sign posting.

The program supports the learning/prevention with opportunities for the youth to be exposed to a number of topics including; teen dating violence workshops, leadership skills, youth feminist education, dance, drama and healing activities. All our programs are geared towards working with victims/survivors, and are culturally specific so this post would necessitate the applicant to have some understanding of this intersection.

Responsibilities: Under supervision of the Program Manager, the individual will conduct outreach to SEA and other Asian American women and girls and help them access reproductive health care, coordinate and facilitate leadership and young women’s health programs. The individual will also provide health education or prevention activities with the SEA community that may include presentations, workshops, and health fairs tabling as well as working in collaboration with community partners.

The following are some of the duties of this consultant position:


Requirements

Qualifications: minimum education requirement is community college/university bachelor’s degree or a commensurate level of experience. Also - work experience in a related program area or health field is preferred


Additional preferred experience:


Opening date: immediately

Closing date: approximately August - with the potential for extension.


Benefits

This is a consultant position, requiring 15-20 hours per week to complete these responsibilities. In addition to business hours, the individual should be flexible to work some evening and weekends too.

This opportunity would benefit someone interested in anti - sexual exploitation work with an emphasis on culturally-specific solutions. This consultant position offers great opportunities to develop transferable skills such as budgeting, administration, and case management. The applicant should be able to demonstrate how to advocate for vulnerable minors and support them.


Salary range; $20 – 22 an hour


Banteay Srei encourages women of color, from the SEA and/or LGBTQ community to apply.


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