NENA Seeking Candidates for Somali-Speaking Community Organizer Position

The Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA) is a growing community-based nonprofit organization serving four unique, welcoming neighborhoods with over 14,700 residents and dozens of businesses in the southeast corner of Minneapolis. NENA is dedicated to bettering the quality of life and building a sense of community pride by sponsoring actions which help our environment, businesses and homes.

NENA is seeking a motivated candidate to join our neighborhood team who shares our passion and commitment to community-driven initiatives and place-based planning.  The ideal applicant will have strong written and verbal skills in Somali and English, be a self-starter, organized, and have strong relational skills and experience with community outreach. 

This is a part-time position with employer matched retirement plan, paid time off and training opportunities. Applications packets should include cover letter, resume, three references and a response to the following question (1 page limit). Complete applications should be emailed as PDFs to no later than 5:00 pm on January 31, 2019.  No phone calls please.

“Outline your thoughts on the importance of community organizing with under-resourced communities and communities of color for equitable change.”

EEO/AA Statement:  NENA is an equal opportunity employer.  NENA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, disability, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, affectional preference or sexual orientation, citizenship, age, veteran status, marital status or status with regard to public assistance.

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