Director of Community Development

Come be a part of the movement! Volunteering with AAMPLIFY is more than just an opportunity to build your resume - it is also an enriching and unique experience to impact the AAPI community to address community issues and bring about a new wave of leaders committed to social justice. We are looking for passionate and qualified individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area to join our team of incredible volunteers.

 

Grow and learn with us. We’re excited to change the world with you.

 

This role is a one-year commitment of 10-15 hours per month. You must be based in the Bay Area - or able to commute to San Francisco as needed. To apply, please submit your resume and a short paragraph about why you want to join to info@aamplify.us.org.

About the role

As our Director of Community Development, you will be responsible for creating lasting partnerships with organizations that align with AAMPLIFY’s vision and mission. You will work with the Executive Team and Directors of Social Justice to promote AAMPLIFY to local community programs, schools and organizations. You will have the opportunity to build out the roots of AAMPLIFY within the AAPI community and make a lasting impact on AAPI advocacy. 

If you are a strategic thinker and experienced program leader with a passion for working with youth in an inclusive, diverse and complex environment, we’re looking for you!

What you’ll do:

  • Attend community meetings on behalf of AAMPLIFY to hear community concerns, provide information about community engagement, and advocate for participation

  • Design and implement infrastructure to identify and recruit community partners for AAMPLIFY

  • Support a broader community effort to raise the visibility of the AAPI community


Who we’re looking for:

  • Experience identifying opportunities for programmatic innovation and community partnerships

  • Lover of human connection, AAPI advocacy, grassroots mobilization and communication

  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to work independently, lead multiple projects, prioritize and manage tasks, deadlines, requirements, and decisions

  • Passion for empowering underserved AAPI youth to become social justice leaders

  • Experience with and knowledge of Bay Area’s AAPI organizations is preferred

About AAMPLIFY

AAMPLIFY is an education and charitable non-profit that empowers underserved Asian Pacific American youth to become social justice leaders. Every year, we host a Social Justice Leadership Program for low-income high school students that aim to pursue careers in law, government, non-profit or social enterprise. Our program includes an intensive summer training and ongoing development with rotations in leadership, social justice and college/career planning. By helping these students recognize their leadership potential and ability to change the world, we give a voice to the needs of our community.

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