GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Vincent Gray Mayor

Roxana Olivas Director

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE ON LATINO AFFAIRS (OLA)
Job and Training Announcements Anuncios de empleo y entrenamiento June 1st, 2011 – June 15th, 2011


1. ° de junio de 2011 – 15 ° de junio de 2011

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS
Apply for a position to work for DC Public Schools! A number of central office positions are available, for more information on current positions available and job descriptions/qualifications, please visit: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Career+Opportu nities/Support+Our+Schools/View+All+Jobs If you are interested in teaching, teachers qualified for and interested in special education, art, ESL, and health and physical education are especially needed! For more information/to apply please visit: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Career+Opportu nities/Teach+in+Our+Schools School custodians are also needed at DCPS, for more information/to apply please visit: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Career+Opportu nities.

For more information/to apply please visit: http://dmh.dc.gov/dmh/cwp/view,a,3,q,622205,dmhNav, |31262|,.asp

Cultural Tourism DC—Office Manager—CTDC is seeking a detailoriented individual with excellent people skills to assist the deputy director with managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. Job responsibilities include: answer telephones; recruit, train, and supervise all volunteers and interns; manage organization’s databases and database task force; assist with human resource management, including administering benefits and payroll; general administrative tasks; assist with financial record keeping; assist with trouble shooting basic IT problems; coordinate, attend, and take minutes at quarterly evening board meetings; serve as executive assistant to the executive director as needed; coordinate volunteers at periodic special events. Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. General Requirements: Minimum two years’ professional experience in administration. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills essential. Familiarity with databases important. Attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be positive and personable. Position requires occasional weekend and evening work. Experience in HR/office management a plus. Familiarity and passion for Washington’s culture

A number of positions are available at the Department of mental Health (DMH)

Page |2 and heritage a plus. To apply: Submit résumé and cover letter with salary requirements via email to: Reply@CulturalTourismDC.org with Office Manager in subject line; mail to Cultural Tourism DC, 1250 H Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005; or fax 202-661-7599. No phone calls, please. For additional information, please visit their webpage at: http://www.culturaltourismdc.org/about-us/jobs

The Latin American Youth Center is searching for a Health Promotion Program Director—Monday through Friday from 10:00AM

to 6:00 PM. Weekend and/or evening hours as needed. The Health Promotion Program Director
A Special Events Manager position has opened up at Catholic Charities, the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. Job Description: Reporting to the Vice President of Development at Catholic Charities Foundation, the Special Events Manager works as part of a team responsible for the successful fundraising, planning, and execution of annual fundraising events and other special events hosted by the Foundation and agency. Specifically, the Manager plans and executes all aspects of the annual Spanish Catholic Center Gala and OAS (Organization of American States) Food Festival. This position is accountable for revenue goals. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Requires fluency in Spanish and ability to read and write in Spanish. Three years of nonprofit event planning, fundraising, and volunteer experience or related experience. Ability to manage multiple projects and manage time efficiently. Strong initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment are required. Local evening/weekend travel to events and meetings. Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail. Team player who demonstrates positive, cooperative work style with Special Event team members, Foundation colleagues, and volunteers. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of relational databases; The Raiser’s Edge a plus. Budget management skills. Optimistic attitude and flexibility in a changing work environment. To apply: Please send an application letter and resume by fax or e-mail to the Human Resources Manager, Marko Purcell, marko.purcell@catholiccharitiesdc.org or fax: (202) 772-4300 x 445. Please refer to the position title and job posting number in your application letter. For more information on additional job opportunities through Catholic Charities, please visit: http://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/document.doc?id=10 manages the health promotion and disease prevention programs for the Community Wellness Division at LAYC. These programs address: HIV, substance abuse, STI, and teen pregnancy prevention, parenting, peer education and outreach, counseling, testing and linkages to medical services, community-level health promotion, among other health promotion topics. The Program Director manages all grants funding Health Promotion Team Programs, supports fundraising efforts for the programs, and provides staff supervision for team members. Requirements: • Masters in Public Health or related field • Research experience • At least two-year experience in prevention activities: substance abuse, HIV/AIDS • Experience working in a community-based and multicultural setting • Flexible schedule • Complete Medical, FBI, and Child Abuse and Neglect clearances Skills: • Knowledge of youth development • Knowledge of statistical analyses • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Strong organizational skills • Ability to relate to culturally diverse population • Fluency in English and Spanish • Computer proficiency To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Mark Robinson, markr@layc-dc.org. For more information on the Health Promotion Program Director position, please visit: http://www.layc-dc.org/index.php/employment/469health-promotion-program-director.html

Page |3 For more information on additional job opportunities at the LAYC, please visit: http://www.laycdc.org/index.php/about-us-intro/employment.html American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies has two available positions: Program Coordinator (8014) at the AU Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and Latin American Visuals Digitization Technician — Program Coordinator (8014) at the AU Center for Latin American and Latino Studies—Full-time staff, 35 work hours per week—Salary Range: $45,000 $50,000—Closing Date: Open until filled. Responsibilities include: management, marketing, pursuit of funding, and program planning for the further development of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. The position entails everyday troubleshooting and general research support related to Latin American and Latino Studies. This is a one year renewable position responsible for grant writing and research for the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. Educational Requirements: A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred. General Requirements: Significant writing and grant proposal development experience, fluency in Spanish and preferably a reading knowledge of Portuguese. Knowledge of Latin American and Latino Studies and understanding of the nature and value of academic research is essential. Strong computer proficiency is required. Grant writing experience and experience in Latin America are preferred. Contact: Center for Latin American and Latino Studies at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016. Phone: 202.885.6178. Fax: 202.885.6430. Latin American Visuals Digitization Technician—1015 work hours per week—Salary Range: $15/hour— Closing Date: Open until filled. Job Description: The Center for Latin American Studies and the American University library seek to hire a graduate student to work on a project that will gather and digitize visual images of Latin America, cataloguing them in an online searchable repository intended to enhance research, teaching and publication about the region. This initiative, directed by Professor Jack Child and University Archivist Susan McElrath, will expand opportunities for scholarship in the humanities; improve training in Latin American Studies, and facilitate incorporation of visuals into classrooms. High quality images disseminated through the web will be available

La Clínica del Pueblo, Inc. (LCDP) is currently seeking qualified bilingual professionals for the following position: Chief Medical Officer – Bilingual—Full-time—Salary Range: Send Salary requirements in cover letter. Benefit package includes health, life, dental, vision insurance, 403 (B), vacation, CME. Outpatient Only. On Call 1:7. Closing Date: Open Until Filled. EOE (Interviews Ongoing). Job Description: The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for overall patient services to ensure quality of care standards are met in the delivery of health care services and quality assurance of LCDP programs/activities to allow LCDP to carry out its mission. This position serves as a part of the executive management team. Minimum Education Requirement: Graduate of an accredited medical school (MD, DO); MPH and/or MBA, preferred. Qualifications: Board Certified in area of specialty, Family Physician preferred. Must possess a current license to practice in the District of Columbia. Valid DC Controlled Substance and DEA licenses required. Must meet requirements for credentialing. Three years experience and demonstrated skills in quality medical care, leadership, management, quality assurance, planning and evaluation. Experience supervising clinical and non-clinical staff and departments preferred. Requires significant financial and budget management experience. Familiarity with data collection and statistical analyses. Previous work experience in the Latino community preferred. Fluent in Spanish and English. MS Office or equivalent computer experience; Practice Management/EMR Software experience. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to: djohnson@LCDP.org or fax to 202.332.0085. For more information regarding positions available at La Clínica del Pueblo, please visit: http://lcdp.org/template/page.cfm?id=75

Page |4 for book and journal illustrations, websites and other uses. For further information about the project, please see: http://www.american.edu/clals/FreeVisualRepository.cf m Educational Requirements: Graduate Student— General Requirements: Some training and/or experience with photography or graphic communication arts. Ability to work independently with minimal direction. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Attention to detail. Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors and contribute to resolving them. Willingness to learn new software and technologies. A student who has familiarity with Adobe Photoshop & Acrobat and familiarity with Latin America is preferred. Note that job training will be provided to prepare the accepted candidate as a technician. To apply: Please send resume and cover letter by e-mail to the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, at clals@american.edu. Please use as subject heading “digitization project” and your last name. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. • • • • • Measuring, cutting, and joining wood frames Assembling both metal frames and wood frames Measuring, cutting, and affixing matting to artwork Light cleaning/ vacuuming Measuring, cutting, and packaging artwork with craft paper/cardboard

General Requirements: The manager is bilingual and speaks Spanish as a native language; however English fluency or proficiency is preferred. Also, experience is preferred but not necessary; the APT individual will be trained for the position. Location: Both Picasso Gallery Custom Framing locations in DC are 2 blocks off of the Red Line metro, Dupont Circle & Tenleytown, but for the most part they would be working from our Tenleytown location at: 4707 Wisconsin Avenue NW. To apply, contact: Rojyar Poozesh, President/Owner Picasso Gallery Inc., 1709 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20009—(202) 232-0021 (gallery), (202) 725-3750 (mobile), RojyarP@yahoo.com

The VIDA Fitness location on U Street (1612 U Street, NW) is currently looking to fill the following positions: Position: Male part-time employee to work Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 AM-2:00 PM. Position: Female part-time employee to work Saturday and Sunday, 2:00-9:00 PM. Employment would begin June 13. Salary range: Pay starts at $8.50/hour. *Note that the gender specifications for positions are to access the male/female locker rooms.

CLASSES AND TRAININGS

The CitiWide Computer and Nursing Assistant Center's (CCNAC) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is designed to provide DC Youth ages 18-21 with computer technology training and healthcare work experience and the opportunity to develop job, financial literacy and life skills during the six weeks training program from JuneAugust each year. When: June 27 – August 5 To apply: CCNAC is currently accepting Citiwide Summer Youth Employment Program Applications. Please fill out the application form and email to info@mycitiwide.com. Youth must be registered with DOES SYEP and must be 18-21 Years Old.

Picasso Gallery Custom Framing is currently seeking applicants for a FT/PT Picture Framer—Preferably 20-40 work hours a week.— Salary Range: $8.50-20/hour contingent upon experience, overall productivity, and work skills. We offer paid vacation, insurance, sick leave, and bonuses. Job Description: • Measuring, cutting, and cleaning glass for frames

The Academy of Hope (AOH) offers academic classes to help adults 18 and older who have a high school credential to prepare for college. Their

Page |5 Pathways classes can help you refresh and build your math, writing, reading, and computer skills. AOH also offers career counseling, tutoring, and advising, as well as providing help with completing college applications, financial aid documents, and scholarship applications. The upcoming Summer Term is from June 13 to July 20. Classes are Monday through Wednesday, 9 AM to 1 PM. The Academy of Hope at: 601 Edgewood St, NE, Washington, DC 20017. Located on the D8 and G8 bus lines; and near the Rhode Island Ave metro station. Free on-site parking is available. There is a student fee of $30 for the term. Contact Academy of Hope at 202.269.6623 with any questions. Building Futures is currently recruiting women to prepare them for apprenticeships and jobs in the construction and building trades. Training will be held Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM for 4 weeks, starting June 13th. Training Description: To prepare women for apprenticeships and jobs in: insulation, heavy equipment, building maintenance, laborers, cement masonry, steam fitting, bricklaying, sheet metal work, plumbing, electrical systems, ironwork, fire & alarm systems, carpentry, painting. Participants will: • • • Learn about the construction industry; tools and materials; basic construction math; blueprint reading; job readiness. Earn certifications in OSHA-10, FirstAid/CPR, and Road Flagging. Receive individual case management, job placement and retention assistance

Eligibility: 21 years of age or older, drug-free & healthy, have a high school diploma/GED, and have a current driver’s license or learner’s permit. Contact: To get started, call (202) 974-8223 or (202) 974-8157. Space is limited.

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