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Community Builder

Oakland, CA, USA

How to Apply

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The Community Builder will work closely with the Community Engagement and Development team and the Community Engagement and Empowerment group to implement outreach and support to East Oakland Residents. The Community Builder will also build relationships with business, stakeholders and other key members of the East Oakland community.

Areas of Responsibility: 


Position Duties and Responsibilities: 

Team Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with team members concerning team roles, responsibilities, and areas

  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of team projects and initiatives

  • Helping to coordinate and manage project and initiative tasks and deliverables.

  • Analyzing, presenting, and reporting on key performance indicators and progress

  • Coordinating routine and non-routine tasks and activities including, but not limited to, scheduling and documenting meetings, account and vendor management, and operations support including administration and finance support.

  • Performing other duties required to support Team roles and responsibilities. 

  • Upholding Black Cultural Zone’s Mission and Vision


Group and Project Role Summary: 

Project Coordination

  • Work with other BCZ teams when necessary to complete and coordinate outreach, including coordinating outreach logistics 

  • Coordinate routine and non-routine tasks within the CED team when necessary 

Community Engagement and Outreach 

  • Conduct regular outreach to the East Oakland community, including canvassing and door to door outreach efforts 

  • Work with other BCZ Community Builders to coordinate and plan outreach efforts

  • Build and leverage relationships with key stakeholders, community members, businesses and organizations to better support the community 

  • Make regular presentations to the community when necessary 

Reporting and Data Entry 

  • Maintain database with information about outreach activities, including contacts made. Maintain database in Salesforce when necessary 

  • Support the completion of any reports to funders for any outreach and community builder projects 

  • Report on any KPIs and deliverables




Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to maintain strong community and organizational relationships.

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Team-coordination and leadership skills

  • Documentation management and ability to use project management tools.

  • Attention to details even under pressure.

  • Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, email and project management software familiarity and basic skills




Health and Wellness Benefits (1st of the month after 60 days of regular employment)

  • Medical Insurance: Base Plan Kaiser Gold 80 HMO with Buy In Options for Kaiser Silver 70 PPO or Kaiser Platinum 90 HMO 0/10 (Rates are age banded)

  • Dental Insurance: Guardian Dental PPO 

  • Vision Insurance: Guardian VSP Choice Network 

  • Life Insurance: $50,000 benefit amount

  • Paid Time Off:BCZ Wellness Days (4th Fridays)

  • Paid Time In (16 days)


Compensation: DOE


How to Apply: 

To apply, please use the following link:



Additional Information: 

Black Cultural Zone CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.


Organization Info

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 21 2022
Active Until: 
Oct 20 2022
Hiring Organization: 
Black Cultural Zone CDC