Immigrant Rights Campaign Coordinator

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 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a founding affiliate of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC).

Position Opening: Immigrant Rights Campaign Coordinator
The Korean Resource Center (KRC) is seeking a committed individual to fill a full-time position as the Immigrant Rights Campaign Coordinator.

Website: www.krcla.org
Location: Los Angeles and Buena Park, CA

Position Status: Full-time
Start Date: As soon as position is filled

Major Responsibilities:
• Advocate immigrant rights issues, particularly, Legalization, Higher Education, Enforcement, and Civil Liberties on behalf of Korean American Community
• Assist with and coordinate KRC Immigrant Rights campaigns from planning to evaluation
• Educate and organize community members on issues that affects the immigrant communities
• Coordinate community members’ participation on various immigrant rights campaigns
• Assist with and develop press communications and social media
• Support major KRC project areas, such as healthcare, immigrant rights, and affordable housing, and civic engagement as well as fundraising
• Build and work with community coalitions in Los Angeles, Orange County, throughout California, and nationally to protect and advance the immigrant rights
• Work closely with a committed team of immigrant rights project, interns, and volunteers
• Assist with grant proposals and reports in a timely manner
• Submit required activity reports in a timely manner
• Note: KRC Immigrant Rights Projects are subject to change throughout the year

Qualifications:
• Commitment to immigrant rights and social justice
• Fluency in Korean and English preferred
• Strong communication skills
• Capacity to organize Korean American community members
• Previous experience organizing immigrant communities or working on immigrant rights campaigns
• Ability to work collaboratively with KRC staff and with other coalition partners
• Ability to work with various constituencies, including multiple Korean American generations (seniors, parents, youth) as well as community members from across ethnic and racial communities
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize among projects
• Ability 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:
Hee Joo Yoon, Executive Director
Korean Resource Center
900 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
yoonheejoo@krcla.org

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

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits:
• 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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