The Mayfair Coordinator for the Vecinos Activos program develops strong organizing leadership in the predominantly immigrant Mayfair community amongst neighborhood residents and school parents; facilitates solution-based discussions around multi-generational challenges and supports the development of community strategies to support a thriving and vibrant Mayfair. The Mayfair Coordinator reports directly to SOMOS Mayfair’s Community Organizing & Policy Manager and works alongside a team to develop strategies for authentic community decision-making in our local and county government.
The Coordinator will be charged with the recruitment of parent leaders and provide training and skill building in community organizing and action to work with our City and County officials, and other partners and bring parent solutions to fruition. The Coordinator will work with the Program Manager to support organizing strategies that result in increased leadership and policy change in our communities across Mayfair and East San Jose. The Coordinator prioritize working with community to develop leadership, educate community, and mobilize groups of people towards action to successfully complete campaign goals. The coordinator will be responsible with supporting the Community Organizing Manager with building alliances, partnerships locally to increase voice of parent/community members in the organizing process.