Burmese Language Community Coordinator

Website katherine@rcpteam.org Refugee Community Partnership

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About the Position:

Reporting to the Collective Care Manager. The Burmese Language Community Coordinator provides direct support to Burmese-speaking community members, from helping to apply for public benefits to securing housing to accessing local medical care. The  Burmese Language Community Coordinator is a part of a team of multilingual Coordinators, and works with other RCP staff to support organized, effective, and community grounded programming.


Essential Duties:


Direct Community Support

Maintain, support, engage, and connect with Burmese – speaking community members
Provide direct support to  Burmese – speaking community members as they seek community services and opportunities, and navigate challenges.
Support Members in navigating language barriers at appointments.

Program Operations & Performance

Ensure Member data is kept updated and accurate in RCP’s Salesforce Database.
Register members interacting with RCP in the Salesforce system.
Work with Collective Care Manager to increase effective outreach to potential community organizations and resources.
Collaborate with other community coordinators to identify and support priorities of RCP members
Collaborate with the Organizational Learning Manager to support the goals of RCP’s Community Research for Health Equity project.

Member Relationship Management

Work in partnership with the other RCP staff to schedule and host events such as community conversations, women’s group, family fun days and other RCP activities
Work with Co-ED, Programs & Community Initiatives and Collective Care Manager  to strategically implement programs and initiatives that are in line with RCP’s organizational goals.
Onboard new families into RCP’s programs, ensure their Salesforce profile is accurate and up-to-date, and that they are plugged into the correct programs.
Collaborate with program staff to problem solve issues that arise, using an “empowerment” approach that includes families in their own problem solving and decision-making
Actively distribute information on available resources for the community in the Hives (in audio and visual formats)

Relevant Skills & Qualifications:

Welcoming, warm, and approachable personality
Bilingual in Burmese and English
Able to maturely and thoughtfully navigate conflict
Understanding of structural racism and socioeconomic inequity, and eagerness to learn and grow
Experience working with people from diverse racial, ethnic, socio-economic and religious backgrounds
Excellent listening skills and exceptional communication skills, with an ability to comprehend and respond empathetically to the concerns of others
Flexible and adapts easily to spontaneous changes in plan or direction
Confidence and comfort facilitating group conversations and meetings
Ability to make and follow through on a work plan, utilizing sharp problem-solving skills, and strong organizational capabilities
Creative, comfortable taking initiative, and works well independently
Emotionally intelligent, self-aware, and able to receive and provide constructive feedback
Reliable transportation
Great sense of humor  😀

This is a full-time position salaried at $40,000/year.

RCP additionally offers a stipend to employees with bilingual skills and/or who have lived refugee/migrant experiences between $1.500 – $3.000/year.



Excellent employer-paid health insurance with voluntary dental, vision, and spouse/children/family coverage + HRA account with monthly employer contribution
14 paid holidays per year
5 weeks of Seasonal Rest/year + Open PTO (also known as Unlimited PTO), which covers sick leave, vacation, bereavement leave, menstrual leave, mental and emotional recovery days, etc.
Paid Parental Leave
Professional development budget
Sabbatical after 5 years of full-time employment
Flexible working environment, with opportunity for hybrid in-person/remote work after strong performance during initial 3 month period
Being a part of a team that cares greatly about each other’s mental and emotional health, encouraging each other to take breaks and time away to recharge.

To Apply
Send an email describing your interest in the position and resume to Katherine Ward, katherine@rcpteam.org.

Hiring Process

The estimated start date for this position is estimated to be as soon as possible.
We are actively interviewing until the position is filled. We will review applications and communicate with those that meet eligibility requirements to schedule an interview.
Following the interview, applicants moving forward will be asked for references, and will hear from us shortly thereafter.

RCP is an at-will, equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages applications from people with lived experience with migration, people of color, persons with disabilities, persons that speak languages other than English, womxn, and LGBTQIA+ applicants.

To apply for this job email your details to katherine@rcpteam.org