Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services office. Must be bi-lingual in Spanish and English with ability to speak and translate in Spanish.
Constituent Services staff assists the Member in responding to constituent issues and problems with federal agencies, staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district, and keeping the local community connected to the Member’s work. The Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker is primarily responsible for casework as assigned, coordination of participation in local community organized events, coordination of Member specific neighborhood events and developing a working relationship with local community leaders throughout the Member’s district, with a strong emphasis on the Latino community.
Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks while responding to constituent requests and concerns. The office prizes staff able to think outside of the box and work independently while also being available to assist in co-worker projects where necessary or requested. Prior community or casework experience is important. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, significant experience interacting with local communities, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to DC if hired.The closing date for this position is Friday, October 29, 2010. Salary: $38,000 to $42,000 depending on skill and experience. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references to:
Aaron S. Ward, District Director
Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
529 14th Street NW STE 900
Washington, DC 20045-1928