Korean Women's Association
  • 27-Jul-2020 to 25-Sep-2020 (PST)
  • Tacoma, WA, USA
  • $17
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

mileage reimbursement and paid time off

  1. Purpose of Position

This position will conduct consistent outreach activities to increase the number of people participating in the Basic Food Outreach Program. This job description covers a number of BFO positions that can be located throughout KWA' operational area. These positions vary as to what language is required and will be specified for job announcements. The work is conducted 80-90 percent outside of the office. Incumbent may be required to attend/present events in the evening and on weekends. 

  1. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Help clients complete application for food stamps;
  • Plan and execute outreach events. Events may be in the evening and on weekends;
  • Make presentations about program one-on-one and to groups of people;
  • Develop and translate outreach materials in specified language, as needed;
  • Publicize program and develop relationships with community leaders, other service providers, etc.;
  • Provide monthly report of programs effectiveness; and
  • Drives to various locations through assigned county(s) to help clients complete applications. 

Secondary Position Tasks

  • Participate in meal site operations as needed.
  • Participate in staff meetings and training as requested.


  1. Position Requirements and Qualifications
  • Satisfactorily pass criminal history and reference checks;
  • Must have bilingual ability to speak, read and write English and specific language for job assignment (specified in job announcement);
  • Must have current driver's license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance;
  • Strong understanding of assigned community, including best way for outreach in this community;
  • Self-motivated, communicates well with all people;
  • Good computer skills data entry, MS Office, MS Excel;
  • Ability to produce quality written communications;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Ability to be flexible and perform work under time pressure; and
  • Ability to work with people of diversity. 
  • Educational Level

Must have high school diploma or equivalent;

Some college preferred. 

  • Experience

Experience in community outreach, advocacy and/or organizing preferred. 

  1. Working Conditions
  2. Environmental parameters:
  3. Ability to work in an office environment;
  4. Ability to drive to different locations.
  5. Physical demands:
  6. Type: sedentary work ability to perform administrative duties, typing, filing, bending over to low files, reaching high files;
  7. Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move an object; and
  8. Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking and standing and driving for extended periods of time. 
  1. Work Schedule
  2. Ability to work 20 hour week, maximum of 80 hours per month. 
  1. Aptitude Requirements
  3. Analytical:
  4. Ability to apply principles of logical thinking, to define problems;
  5. Ability to collect data;
  6. Ability to establish facts and draw valid conclusions;
  7. Ability to solve practical problems; and
  8. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagrammatic or schedule form.
  9. Communication:
  10. Ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English (Korean as needed) sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
  11. Ability to record and deliver information;
  12. Ability to speak distinctly and listen carefully in order to communicate effectively on all levels;
  13. Ability to draft work related documents;
  14. Ability to log in data and draft data summaries;
  15. Ability to answer inquiries from external customers;
  16. Ability to converse with disgruntled people and the general public; and
  17. Ability to follow rules and policies of the company.
  18. Administrative Detail:
  19. Ability to complete forms; record and locate data accurately; and
  20. Ability to pay close attention to detail and accurately distinguish data. 
  2. Motor Coordination:
  3. Ability to accurately reach, feel or handle equipment used in daily routine.
  4. Finger dexterity:
  5. Ability to pick, pinch or otherwise work with fingers to operate above equipment.
  6. Manual dexterity:
  7. Ability to seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with hands to operate above equipment. 
  2. Near Vision:
  3. Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
  4. Mid-range Vision:
  5. Clarity of vision at distance of more than 20 inches and less than 20 feet.
  6. Far-range Vision:
  7. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. 

NOTE:  The requirements for this position are indicative of the physical and mental capacities needed to satisfactorily perform the duties for the position.  Reasonable accommodations, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act will be granted wherever possible.


The above job description is not comprehensive.  The job responsibilities may include other duties.  This job description also does not constitute an employment agreement between Korean Women's Association (KWA) and the employee.  KWA may change the job duties as it determines to be necessary or useful to meet its needs.

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