Job Title: Siembra Salud Coordinator 
Department: Family and Community Well-Being 
Supervisor: Director of Family and Community Well-Being 
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Prepared Date: 5/3/2021 

Mission and Values
The mission of the Latino Center of the Midlands is to enhance the lives of the Heartland Latino Community by supporting the education and  development of our youth and adults; promoting comprehensive engagement of our  families in all facets of their lives; and by fostering leadership through a variety of services and activities.  

Summary
The Family and Community Well-Being Department (FCW) provides clients the tools necessary to live a healthy, self-sufficient, and fulfilling life. We do this by directly engaging the community, partnering with other organizations, and advocating on our community’s behalf. 

The Siembra Salud Coordinator serves as an advocate for the families and interns they serve by engaging them in health and wellness opportunities using home-placed gardening as a catalyst. The Coordinator assists by coordinating and implementing programming and providing outreach/awareness in many areas of health, wellness,  and gardening. 
• Promotes program mission among LCM stakeholders (Siembra Salud families  and Siembra Salud Interns) 
• Collaborates with program partners  
• Coordinates and leads department programming (Siembra Salud and Siembra  Salud Internship program)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 
• Supports the Family and Community Wellbeing (FCW) program director and Siembra  Nebraska manager with strategic goals and ensures coherence among all project partners, Siembra Salud Specialists, and Siembra Salud Interns. 
• Leads strategic conversations and coordination between Siembra Salud and Siembra Raices (workforce project). 
• Collaborates closely with Siembra Nebraska to ensure strategic recruitment and evaluation of the internship. 
• Ensures effective onboarding of interns. 
• Coordinates and schedules project activities (i.e intern and family workshops, job shadowing opportunities, program events). 
• Guides implementation of Siembra Salud and Siembra Salud internship goals by facilitating communication, shared problem-solving, alignment of training and curriculum development, and project evaluation and related data reporting among project partners.  
• Fosters improved skills and knowledge related to concepts of food insecurities, public health, the social determinants of health, and community engagement among the program’s families, interns, and staff. 
• Plans and facilitate Siembra Salud and Siembra Salud internship partner meetings and communication to support alignment of efforts across partners to minimize redundancies, align strategies and practice, encourage shared problem-solving, and  conduct outreach and education as needed. 
• Develops and maintain relationships with Siembra Salud and Siembra Salud Internship content-specific experts and community leaders. 
• Maintains understanding of project challenges and work with partners to develop  coordinated solutions to address them. 
• Facilitates data collection, analysis, reporting and dissemination across all program  partners and stakeholders, and ensure adherence to quality measures. 
• Assists the Family and Community Wellbeing program director identify opportunities  for funding, develop budgets, and enable communication with partners regarding  project expenses.
• Participates in meetings, task forces, advisories, etc. and speaks before community  stakeholders on behalf of the project and LCM; facilitates media requests and program  highlights across partners. 
• Represents the LCM as the POC between the organization and Heartland Workforce  Solution WIOA programs (Title I financially assisted programs) 
• Identifies heath, urban agriculture, food systems needs, issues and opportunities in the  Omaha metropolitan area.  
• Serves as a professional representative of the Latino Center of the Midlands and  follows organization mission and policies. 

Supervisory Responsibilities  
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. 

Competencies  
• Program Development –Able to develop and implement a plan to carry out SSHW Project goals including program activities, resource management and the development  of feasible timelines. 
• Inquiry – Able to skillfully assess current conditions by gathering and analyzing  information, identify opportunities and probe for deeper understanding. 
• Facilitation – Previous experience facilitating multi-partner and/or cross-sector  programs. Able to engage partners and stakeholders, moderate discussions, seek  opportunities to share knowledge, and support learning among all Siembra Salud stakeholders.  
• Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; exhibits  good listening and comprehension. Community outreach, communication and/or  marketing experience preferred. Personal and professional qualities that allow for  effective working relationships with multiple partners and community leaders. 
• Conflict Resolution – Guide problem-solving among stakeholders and project partners,  accounting for the organizational needs and goals of each; ability to identify  opportunities to clarify communication and address the needs of multiple partners. 
• Planning/Organizing – Experience in program planning, leading of staff and activities,  and implementation of program plans. Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time  efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives.  
• Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds  promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform  each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the  competencies, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations  may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience  
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related  experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Language 
Must be bilingual in Spanish and English (fluent). 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations  
No certificates, licenses, registrations required. 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those  that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this  job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities  to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand;  walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel,  crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must  frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40  pounds.  

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are  representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential  functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals  with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to  outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually  moderate.

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