Homecare Stakeholder Liaison — SEIU 503 Training Partnership

SEIU 503 Training Partnership

Stakeholder Relationship Liaison

Based in Portland, OR

Organizational OverviewThe SEIU 503 Training Partnership is dedicated to training and developing
caregivers who provide in-home supports for seniors and people with physical,
intellectual, or developmental disabilities. The Partnership exists as part of
the family of employee benefit plans negotiated and sponsored by the State of
Oregon and SEIU 503, the labor union for long-term care and public services
workers in Oregon.

Position SummaryReporting to the Director of the SEIU 503 Training Partnership, the Stakeholder
Relationship Liaison will develop and execute a robust policy and engagement
program. This position will develop strategies for engaging relevant
stakeholders and Federal and State public officials through ongoing outreach
and strategic engagement.

You Will:Organize meetings with stakeholders, decision makers, and
strategic partnersCultivate relationships with key decision makers in Oregon
including, but not limited to, consumers and consumer-advocates, Oregon Home
Care Commission, and Department of Human Services staffRepresent the SEIU 503 Training Partnership in community
coalitions to build and maintain strong relationships with community partners
around the Partnership’s missionDevelop and implement an engagement strategy with state,
local and regional representativesEnsure consistency of message and approach related to
external engagement in support of the SEIU 503 Training Partnership’s mission,
services, and initiativesWork with the Communications team on relevant reports and
products, helping to craft the content with regard to legislative, programmatic
and/or policy recommendations and providing information on key relevant
government programs, policies and fundingFrom time-to-time, perform other duties commensurate with
the level of this positionQualificationsExperience in advocacy, government, and/or community
relations, or related field preferred; existing relationships with state or
federal policy makers preferredAbility to research and analyze policies related to home
care and working with individuals with developmental disabilities and workforce
developmentA strong ability to communicate organizational priorities to
stakeholder groupsStrong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to
work effectively with a diverse communitySound independent judgment and ability to make strategic
decisionsFamiliarity with the homecare workforce, seniors, and/or
people with disabilities a plusAbility to travel occasionally within the state of OregonTo ApplySend cover letter and résumé to:Sarah Edwards
Director, SEIU 503 Training Partnership
(425) 478-7749sarah.edwards@seiuoregon.org

The SEIU 503 Training Partnership is an equal opportunity