Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
  • Amsterdam, NY, USA
  • 20.00
  • Hourly

The Community Resident Participation Specialist role is a part time (20 hours per week) temporary position which will oversee, connect and develop outreach with community residents that fosters neighborhood status improvement in the neighborhood and community of Amsterdam, NY. This position reports to the Regional Director.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a strong presence in the community consistently, engaging residents and leveraging opportunities.
  • Maintain accurate records of resident contact information and participation.
  • Organize and assist in facilitation of Block Club and committee meetings as specified by Regional Director & IBERO-American Development Corporation.
  • Develop materials for neighborhood to include community calendars, newsletters, and other promotional materials.
  • Effective door to door outreach in the community required on a weekly basis: completing flyer distribution, surveys, recruitment, and other forms of resident feedback & engagement.
  • Ability to identify needs and opportunities that could positively impact neighborhood residents.
  • Ability to track and evaluate progress in order to create reports as required.
  • Must communicate work schedule with Regional Director due to flexible hours.
  • Assist Regional Director & IBERO-American Development Corporation in the management of resident projects.

Position Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to communicate community organizing values and practices to team members and incorporate them into project efforts.
  • Ability to facilitate and organize meetings as required by the Regional Director & IBERO-American Development Corporation.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others as part of a team.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Strong outreach, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Willingness to be flexible with work schedule. Some Saturdays and evenings required.
  • Ability to work and adapt to neighborhood and understand how to empower people to work together for the good of the community.
  • Experience in working with Microsoft office Word and Excel.
  • Experience in creating, recording, analyzing, and maintaining a database for reporting purposes.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Other duties as deemed pertinent IADC's President and/or the Regional Director.
  • Ability to perform work accurate
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to Motivate, influence, and support others to accomplish team and organizational goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and the ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.


This position holds a relatively high degree of independence within the framework of the agency's policies and procedures. The individual must be resourceful and able to display initiative and understanding of management systems and interpersonal relations.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a must have skill.
  • Associates degree in human services or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Two years of experience in human service field or event planning.
  • Proficiency in use of various types of office equipment including computers, software, copier, fax machine, etc.
  • A combination of training and experience other than the specified, if judged to be adequate for the job, may be considered by President & CEO.

Physical Demands:

The position does require occasional standing, squatting, lifting of up to approximately 10 lbs. And frequent sitting.

Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
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