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Job Posting: Training & Events Coordinator

The Training and Events Coordinator helps to advance the Tewa Women United mission by supporting the work of the Indigenous Women’s Health and Reproductive Justice Program (IWH). This position reports to the IWH Program Manager and is specifically responsible for IWH training’s and events. The Training and Events Coordinator provides broad support for IWH events, including event logistics. IWH key events include the monthly Parents Circles; quarterly Childbirth Education Classes; Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Circles; community training’s, as well as our upcoming YVK Doula Training and Certification Program. The Training and Events Coordinator must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and a deep understanding of working with communities in Northern New Mexico. This is a part-time position (20 hours/wk) and supporting specific events will require a flexible work schedule.

Training and Events Coordination Responsibilities:
• Work closely with IWH Program Manager and staff to plan and implement all IWH Program staff and community events
• Logistically prepare for all aspects of events prior to the event, including on-site management, and post-event follow-up
• Be present during IWH program events to assist with logistics, registration and arrangements.
• Order/purchase/prepare refreshments, supplies and educational materials as needed
• Communicate volunteer needs for events and collaborate with the IWH Program Manager and YVK Doula Project Coordinator
• With IWH Program Manager, design and develop marketing materials for IWH events in an engaging and compelling way that provides all necessary information and entices participation
• Ensure promotional materials reach community through local advertisement and social media outreach

YVK Doula Training & Certification Program
• Coordination of the YVK Doula Training and Certification Program’s continued development, facilitation, implementation, and evaluation processes.
• Promotion of Doula Training through local advertisement and social media outreach
• Assist in admission process for Doula Training and respond to all student information requests.
• Maintain participant, instructor, and presenter profile information in database.
• Logistically prepare for all aspects of doula trainings prior to the event, including on-site management, and post-event follow-up
• Order/purchase/prepare refreshments, supplies and educational materials as needed for doula training.
• Be present during all YVK Doula Training events.
• Work closely with YVK Doula Project Coordinator to coordinate client referral, intake and match process for the YVK Doula Training Certification process.
• Observe and maintain record of student progress and assist students in Doula Certification process after Doula training.

Other Responsibilities & Requirements
• Weekend and occasional evening hours required, necessitating a flexible schedule.
• Attend and participate as a team member in staff meetings, seminars, community meetings and training sessions
• Complete quarterly and annual reports to the IWH Program as required
• Complete and present various training reports as required
• Commitment to anti-oppression and de-colonization work with a focus on racial equity and reproductive justice, specific to birth justice
• Perform other duties, as required, assigned by IWH Program Manager

Characteristics Required:
• Maintain a positive and welcoming attitude
• Provide service above and beyond what participants anticipate
• Be compassionate while maintaining clear boundaries
• Be an active, contributing member of the TWU Team
• Respect and understand of the differences between positions
• Be willing to pitch in and help in areas that do not fall directly within your position’s responsibilities
• Commitment to anti-oppression and de-colonization work with a focus on racial equity and reproductive justice, specific to birth justice

Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED required (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
• 2+ years of events, nonprofit or related experience
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Ability to build and foster relationships with individuals with a variety of ages, backgrounds and experiences
• Ability to multi-task successfully
• Excellent computer skills, specifically with Google, FileMaker and Microsoft Office products
• Knowledge of social media and related strategies
• Attitude of continual improvement
• Experience in and aptitude for effectively working with volunteers
• Valid driver’s license
• High energy and passion for the TWU mission

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to doulas@tewawomenunited.org