Language Access Coordinator
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SUMMARY: As part of the Training and Technical Assistance Team, the Language Access Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the NSVRC’s multilingual access efforts. A primary focus of this position is on engaging Latin@ communities and strengthening Spanish-language accessibility, however, this position will also work to expand accessibility across multiple languages and cultures, including but not limited to American Sign Language. In addition, this individual is responsible for providing high quality information and technical assistance on sexual violence prevention and intervention and related issues to agencies and individuals throughout the country and internationally.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
- Facilitate agency planning to build culturally-informed and linguistically-accessible sexual violence prevention and response efforts with Latin@ and other communities
- Build relationships and partner with individuals and organizations to advance multilingual access capacity in sexual violence prevention and response
- Nurture partnerships across languages and cultures to strengthen sexual violence prevention and response efforts with Latin@ and other communities
- Host networking spaces for advocates and preventionists to learn from each other in sharing, building upon, and implementing sexual violence prevention and response strategies
- Develop and provide trainings for culturally-specific and sexual violence prevention and response programs at local, state, and national levels on engaging Latin@ and other communities
- Provide culturally-specific and linguistically-accessible technical assistance and information on sexual violence prevention and response with Latin@ and other communities
- Develop, edit, and help market technical assistance resources and publications on a range of sexual violence prevention and response topics for local, state, and national audiences
- Participate in agency teams and workgroups to help infuse multilingual access into broader infrastructure and workplace culture
NSVRC understands sexual violence as a social justice issue and works to prevent and respond to sexual violence within this framework. We are committed to nurturing a workplace that is affirming, inclusive, and respectful of all people and the ways in which they identify across race, class, ability, gender, sexual orientation, age, and other characteristics.