The Diverse Elders Coalition (DEC) is seeking an experienced, passionate educator and coordinator to lead our coalition’s growing presence in the field of training around diverse family caregivers. The DEC’s Trainer will be responsible for supporting and implementing trainings, representing our members and our work at public events, and communicating with the DEC’s National Director and members. We are looking for someone who is committed to social justice, interested in improving the lives of older adults and family caregivers in diverse communities, and excited to work with our staff and coalition member organizations.
Founded in 2010, the Diverse Elders Coalition works to improve aging in racially and ethnically diverse communities, American Indian and Alaska Native communities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. Our six member organizations are trusted, committed experts on aging in the communities they represent, and together, we have developed a powerful voice committed to ensuring that diverse elders have a say in the policies and programs that impact our lives. Our member organizations include:
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) – Seattle, WA
The National Caucus & Center on Black Aging (NCBA) – Washington, DC
National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) – Washington, DC
National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) – Albuquerque, NM
SAGE – New York, NY
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) – Washington, DC
Reports to: National Director, Diverse Elders Coalition
Location: Remote position
Schedule: Part-time, hourly (Average of 7 hours per week (with a maximum of 20 hours/week) temporary-to-hire position
The DEC Trainer will promote training opportunities to the field; manage incoming training inquiries and requests; develop training estimates and quotes for clients; and organize and facilitate trainings. After receiving orientation and support, the Trainer will conduct online trainings from the DEC’s Caring for Those Who Care: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Family Caregivers Curriculum for healthcare providers and professionals from the Aging field. They may be asked to provide input on updates to the curriculum as needed. These trainings employ several different teaching methods to engage providers in developing competencies and skills to support diverse family caregivers for older adults and learn about diverse cultures. Trainings are informative and impactful and may be conducted in collaboration with partner staff from the DEC’s 6 member organizations.
This is a 6-month position, with varying hours week to week, with the potential for permanent hire after 6 months. The trainer’s schedule and hours may vary, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week.
This position does not include benefits.
Successful applicants must have:
- Ability to manage, track, and respond to incoming requests including:
- Schedule trainings to respond to training needs
- Coordinate training scheduling, platforms, and logistics
- Assist in preparing training materials as needed
- Overall cultivate a healthy and positive relationship with clients from the point of inquiry to training delivery
- Experience facilitating trainings, or in education, and/or with excellent public speaking skills
- Knowledge of or experience working with racially and ethnically diverse populations, American Indian and Alaska Native communities, and/or lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), and/or aging communities preferred
- Excellent attention to detail and the ability to adhere to administrative processes.
- Strong communication skills, with demonstrated ability to efficiently facilitate both public and private meetings
- Self-starter who has experience working remotely, good organizational skills, team player
- Proficiency with Zoom, or other comparable online meeting platforms.
How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “DEC Trainer” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
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