Greater Cincinnati Community Engagement

Purpose:

Partner with local HRC Board Community Engagement Liaison, HRC field organizing staff, and HRC diversity and inclusion staff in implementing HRCโ€™s external- facing programs to conduct political engagement on issues of importance to the LGBTQ community and broaden HRCโ€™s base of support in diverse communities. This role strengthens relationships with other organizations on issues of mutual concern, partner on HRCโ€™s direct-service activities and public education programs, arrange in-district lobby visits, and engage in other advocacy and electoral programs.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with Board Community Engagement Liaison to develop and implement action plan to meet Community Engagement goals

  • Develop and lead a subcommittee of volunteers to assist in carrying out Community Engagement goals

  • Communicate at least monthly with HRC field and diversity staff to share and receive updates and to provide quarterly results of progress against the steering committeeโ€™s community engagement goals

  • Lead efforts to integrate HRCโ€™s community engagement work into all Steering Committee events โ€“ membership outreach events, dinners, Pride festivals, monthly socials, Federal Club events, etc.

  • Build coalitions with organizations and leaders representing diverse communities, including statewide

  • Draft blog posts about Community Engagement events that highlight key issues

  • Maintain a culture of inclusion through timely and transparent communication; solicitation and sharing of feedback and ideas; and respectfully maintaining clear expectations