West Oakland Legacy and Leadership Project

West Oakland Legacy and Leadership Project Coordinator

Job Description

 

ATTITUDINAL HEALING CONNECTION (AHC)

 

The West Oakland Legacy and Leadership Project (WOLLP) will provide culturally relevant arts integration programming with an emphasis on STEAM to support leadership development for West Oakland youth. Integrating art, environmental awareness, and community advocacy, the program gives students greater awareness of their history as well as the land they live on, and encourages them to express that awareness through art. Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC) is the lead organization, in collaboration with West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP) and City Slicker Farms (CSF).

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the full-time WOLLP Coordinator will implement the Program’s strategies and goals that put forth AHC’s mission and vision. The WOLLP Coordinator will work hand in hand with the lead teaching artists, environmental instructors and other partners associated with the WOLP program to ensure their execution of program deliverables and grant compliance. The Coordinator will exhibit excellent team-building and organization skills that synchronize all of WOLLP school site activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Cultivate relationships with partners, staff, and parents that are consistent with AHC’s mission, values, and community needs.

  • Monitor the collection of data for external reporting and grant compliance.

  • Exhibit leadership and teamwork-attitude during all WOLLP-related activities, meetings, and actions.

  • Drive curriculum-development process based on WOLLP’s principles and goals.

  • Collaborate with program staff and project partners to ensure program quality, evaluations of projects and continuous quality improvement of  service delivery.

  • Provide ongoing support to staff in the areas of planning, management, program execution, and communication.

  • Coordinate and manage WOLLP events and presentations.

  • Develop effective communication systems among partners, staff and volunteers.

  • Engage WOLLP school sites in collaborative planning process that delivers joint presentations and community engagement.

  • Create effective parent engagement plan that bolsters strong communication, opportunities for volunteerism and program advocacy.

  • Delivers high quality service to all program participants.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong commitment to AHC’s mission, values, and education model.

  • A passion for the arts in schools, and arts integration, artists/community artists in education.

  • One year proven experience in leadership and team-building roles.

  • Proven expertise in developing curriculum; able to plan daily content of program.

  • Ability to teach arts using experiential methods.  Proven expertise in personal delivery of the subject matter.

  • A strong sense of social justice.

  • High professionalism, enthusiasm, cultural competency, and drive.

  • At least three years of experience in art education in K-12 educational setting.

  • Bachelor's degree or work experience in equivalent field such as arts education or other art related field.

To apply contact
Eduardo Escobedo
eddie@ahc-oakland.org
with subject line “WOLLP Coordinator”