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YWCA Central Massachusetts Race and Gender Equity Coordinator in Worcester, Massachusetts

Race and Gender Equity Coordinator

Job Details

Job Location

YWCA Central Massachusetts - Worcester, MA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

4 Year Degree

Salary Range

$24.00 - $26.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Up to 25%

Job Shift


Job Category

Nonprofit - Social Services


Job Title:Race and Gender Equity Coordinator Department:Race and Gender Equity

Reports to:Chief Program Officer Effective Date:May 2024

Schedule:40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm


Job Summary:

The Race and Gender Equity Coordinator will help to advance the agency’s mission and impact through the RGE Department. Efforts include organizing, promoting, and supporting in-person and online events, campaigns, and education and awareness activities focused on furthering mission objectives within the Worcester community. This individual will grow partnerships within the community, professionally represent the YWCA at appropriate community meetings and events, and work to inspire action within our community. They will participate within a dynamic and interactive team of staff members, volunteers, board members, and community supporters.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees scheduling, assignments, and the daily workflow of the Race & Gender Equity advocate.

  • Approves bi-weekly timesheet of Race & Gender Equity advocate.


  • Coordinate online and in-person events, activities, and campaigns for the Department.

  • Foster relationships with community partners and stay informed about local issues.

  • Promote and co-lead agency’s Racial & Social Justice Learning Community and other community spaces. Recruit participants, coordinate, and facilitate meetings, and encourage engagement.

  • Support agency engagement in key mission related community events and tabling.

  • Further mission understanding through community presentations and panel discussions.

  • Contribute towards agency’s social media, blog, website, reports, and print materials.

  • Maintain data and information systems as needed in relation to department efforts.

  • Assist with additional projects and all other duties as needed or assigned and deemed necessary to further the agency’s mission within the organization and community.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrate understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, and objectives of the agency.

  • Work and interact effectively with colleagues, administrators, and community partners; contribute to and foster a climate of mutual understanding and appreciation.

  • Promote the welfare and best interests of program participants and team members.

  • Able to work independently in an efficient and productive manner.

  • Model professional decorum and mutual respect in all interactions.

  • Demonstrate reliability and continuous improvement.

    Education and Experience:

  • Four years of relevant education, work experience, lived experience, or a combination thereof.

  • Minimum of one year of experience staying current and engaged with social justice issues.

  • Comfort and familiarity with internet-based software including Google Suite, social media platforms, Microsoft Office programs and Zoom.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.