Job Announcement: Civic Engagement Coordinator

Job Title: Civic Engagement Coordinator
Salary and Benefits: DOE; health benefits package
Position Status: Full-time
Start Date: As soon as position is filled
Posting Date: September 1, 2014
Location: Los Angeles, CA

About the Korean Resource Center (KRC):
KRC was founded in 1983 to empower the Korean American community, low-income immigrant and people of color communities through a holistic model that combines education, social services, and culture with effective community advocacy and organizing. KRC is guided by the four principles: Live Rightly, Know Our Roots, Empower Ourselves, and Live in Harmony. KRC is a 501c3 non-profit organization and a founding affiliate of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)


Position Opening: Civic Engagement Coordinator
The Korean Resource Center (KRC) is seeking a committed individual to fill a full-time position as a Civic Engagement Coordinator

Major Responsibilities:
 Assist with and coordinate KRC Civic Engagement programs including Voter Registration, Voter Education and Mobilization Campaigns, Voter Research and Polling
 Organize community members and elections volunteers to assist with programs
 Manage a sophisticated voter turnout campaign and to utilize KRC’s computer voter database software (PDI)
 Assist with press communications and social media as well as support major KRC project areas– such as healthcare, immigrant rights, affordable housing — through civic engagement
 Build and work with community coalitions in Los Angeles, Orange County, and throughout California and nationally to protect and advance the immigrant vote
 Work in a team with two full-time civic engagement colleagues and a committed team of civic engagement members, interns, and volunteers
 Current projects include: Voter Registration; Increasing Korean American voter turnout in the 2014 elections; research, advocacy, and electoral community organizing around housing, budget, and immigrant rights issues
 Note: KRC Civic Engagement Projects subject to change throughout the year

 Commitment to immigrant rights and social justice
 Fluency in Korean and English and strong communication skills are assets
 Capacity to organize Korean American community members in Orange County is a major asset
 Previous experiences organizing immigrant community or previous experience on electoral and civic engagement campaigns are assets
 Able to work in a team and work with various constituencies including multiple Korean American generations (Seniors, Youth Working Adults) as well as community members from across ethnic and racial communities
 Able to manage multiple tasks, prioritize among projects, and committed to learning
 Able to work some evenings and weekends.

KRC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, minorities, and LGBTQ-identified applicants.

Application Instructions
To Apply, please send resume, cover letter and three references to:
Yongho Kim
Director of Digital
Korean Resource Center
900 S. Crenshaw Blvd., LA, CA 90019

If emailing, please attach the resume and cover letter as PDF or MS Word files.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

• Health, dental, vision insurance available after successful completion of three month introductory period
• Paid vacation and personal days
• Life insurance after one year
• Personal development support after five years


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