Employment Opportunities

How would you like to work for a non-profit that truly serves the Latino community and makes positive changes?

If you are interested in any of our open positions, please email your resume to info@amistadesinc.org. If there are no current openings, you may still email us your resume and we will keep it on file.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Amistades is currently recruiting community-minded, energetic, and dedicated volunteers. Please email volunteer inquiries to info@amistadesinc.org

Current Openings

Project Coordinator - 2 openings available

The Project Coordinator is a full-time position. (40 hours, weekends and evenings as needed). Some of the programs that the project coordinator may be responsible for are:

Familia Adelante

The Project Coordinator will implement the Familia Adelante Project in Apollo Middle School and surrounding schools to Latino families. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating the parent curriculum to five to seven cohorts, conducting virtual parent home visits to offer additional or necessary resources to the families and coordinating four prevention activities. The Project Coordinator will facilitate weekly lesson plans, Familia Adelante planning meetings, attend community partner/collaborator meetings and facilitate/attend trainings.

CASA Code

The Project Coordinator will facilitate the CASA (Cultura, Aprendizaje, Servicio y Accion) Code project to Latino middle schoolers, working one-on-one with students to increase Latino representation in computer science field, and expose Latino students to computer science using culturally relevant strategies that identify service-learning process amplifying their voice to address community problems.

Entre Mujeres

The Project Coordinator will facilitate the Entre Mujeres at Pueblo High School and CASA Code curriculums at Apollo Middle School. Entre Mujeres is focused on supporting Latina high school students and strengthening self-image, redefining womanhood, and build a sense of familia, these cohorts will meet at least once a month for a 60-90-minute workshop and provide at least two hours of experiential learning activities and one-on-one coaching for program participants.

Barrios Saludables

The Project Coordinator will implement the Barrios Saludables Project with Latino youth, parents and community members in Pima County, with a focus on the 85706-zip code. The Project Coordinator will implement 8 youth sessions virtually utilizing the Too Good for Drugs curriculum with 7-10 youth cohorts. The Project Coordinator will implement monthly parent town halls and Rx360 workshops for community members to increase knowledge around opioid misuse and abuse and to change perceived risk of harm. The Project Coordinator will provide Naloxone trainings to community members and Rx360 & Trauma Informed Care workshops to school administration and staff on a quarterly basis. The Project Coordinator will disseminate culturally relevant and bilingual opioid information to youth, parents, and community members in Pima County.

Padres Comprometidos – Ed Tech

Padres Comprometidos (PC) is a parent engagement program whose primary outcome is to foster a strong connection between schools and parents. The PC program builds the capacity of Latino parents to effectively engage with schools and play a leading role in preparing their children for college. PC Ed Tech aims to bridge the digital divide in the Latino community and help to support parents’ understanding of the school system’s rapid shift to distance learning. PC Ed Tech will familiarize parents and community members with new ways of navigating the educational system building partnerships personnel and supporting children though this mode of learning.

• Minimum qualifications: Bilingual in English and Spanish, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Applicants must have reliable transportation, valid Arizona Driver’s License, and current automobile insurance. Candidate should have working knowledge of the social services system with a specific focus in the Latino community. A valid Arizona DPS fingerprint clearance card is also required.

• Preferred Experience: 1-2 years’ experience in parent and youth leadership development or related field.

• Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following preferred: Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Health or equivalent education and experience.

• Salary Rate: Salary range of $32,000 - $34,000, based on education and experience.

• Other: CPR/First Aid Training will be provided if applicant doesn't already possess a valid certification.

• Job Type: Full-time

• Pay: $32,000.00 - $38,000.00 per year