Are you looking for a developmental opportunity to contribute to Home Forward’s equity and anti-racist goals? The Equity Department has created a one-year limited duration Equity Manager role to be a growth opportunity for interested employees.
The Equity Manager will be a key member of a newly founded team to direct, support, and guide matters related to equity for all of Home Forward. The person in this role will have opportunities to guide, develop, and deliver organizational programs, education, and resource development. You would serve as a key stakeholder in racial equity work to people inside the organization. Time spent in this role will be in direct support of the organizational equity goals and strategic plan initiatives.
A few key essential job functions include:
Partner with Director of Equity to implement strategies and policies to advance equity in both our internal and external programs; including researching, analyzing, and evaluating organizational equity policies, plans, and goals;
Support the design, coordination, and implementation of programs, policies and practices addressing racial disparities existing in the delivery of services at Home Forward;
Manages operations and function of the Racial Harm Hotline, which can include intakes, case development, inquiries, resolution, and response structure.
Collaborate with Human Resources on a variety of sensitive and confidential employee matters to address equity-based conflict and accountability measures.
Maintain and organize materials in the Equity Department Intranet Forms Library;
Navigate and problem-solve through traumatic environments of oppression (i.e., racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, and ableism, etc.) to address behavior and actions of systems and people;
Prepare memoranda, reports, process documentation, correspondence, and other written materials.
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to build upon their experience leading or championing diversity efforts in an organizational environment. Build on your existing skills and experience by leveraging your ability to navigate difficult conversations, collaborate with managers and staff on finding solutions or approaches with an equity lens, etc.
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We don't need people to meet every qualification. We also don't expect that the new Equity Manager will take on every part of this job description - at least, not right from the first day. If you think your lived experience, work experience (paid or unpaid), school, or other experience has prepared you to do this job, we'd love to hear from you!
Please submit a letter, a resume, and your responses to the supplemental questions (up to 500 words). We are looking for the content, not the “professionalism” of what you write.
This position will close on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Compensation starts at $74,249.28 per year; Home Forward provides wonderful and competitive benefits, including (please see the benefits tab for full details):
Generous medical, dental, vision, prescription, and mental health benefits. Employees only need to cover 11% of the cost regardless of plan option!
PSLF Covered Employer We are a participant in the Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) plan. This means that by serving your community with Home Forward, your loans could be forgiven.
Long-Term Savings & Retirement is important for financial wellness and closing the wealth gap. We contribute 12% into each employee’s PERS/OPSRP pension plan as well as contributing a $750 match to your deferred compensation/457b plan each year.
16 Paid Holidays! - Over three weeks in paid holidays, which includes 4-days of organizational rest.
Home Office & Internet Stipends We are a hybrid organization and set-up our folks for success! Each new employee will receive a $250 home office set-up stipend, and $150 annually there-after. Plus, we contribute to your internet expenses too.
This is a great opportunity to make an impact in your community, and establish a great career with an organization that cares about its employees.
On-site work will be located at:
New Market West
135 SW Ash St.
Portland, Oregon 97204
Please Apply Today!
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