As a core member of the City of Winooski Leadership team, the Director of Equity will administer and manage the Working Communities Challenge grant; act as liaison between City departments and staff and the Winooski community (including but not limited to WSD Community Liaisons, organizations including AALV, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, the Winooski Housing Authority, and other cultural and service organizations, State and municipal partners); work directly with Winooski residents to increase understanding and access to City government, processes, procedures, services and decision-making; gather data and feedback in order to make recommendations to City leadership to change policies, procedures, and practices to better support Winooski’s residents and resident communities; support Winooski leadership in making changes to continuously improve City staff’s ability to support and include all residents; and work with the Communications Coordinator to develop and implement communication strategies that reach and engage all Winooski residents, including low income, multi-lingual, refugee and new American communities.
This position will identify barriers to needed services, employment, community connections, food, childcare, education and civic engagement and work with the City to change existing systems and implement new systems that work toward eliminating those barriers and ensure all residents have a voice in their municipality.
This position will work closely with the Equity Council and City Leadership to identify and implement anti-racist policies and practices in the City and work to eliminate race-based barriers for Winooski residents.
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About City of Winooski
Vermont’s Opportunity City
For almost 100 years, Winooski has welcomed strivers - people looking to build a better life for themselves and their families. We’re a small city where neighbors know each other. We’re a city where all of our kids learn together, play together, and grow together. We’re a community where everyone can participate in city government, in neighborhood gatherings, and in our lively downtown. We’re always striving to improve our city and to welcome our next new neighbors.
The City of Winooski's Strategic Vision and Master Plan
Winooski will continue to be a livable, diverse, and affordable community where the role of government will be to foster and guide:
Maintain and expand our economic development to ensure long-term vibrancy.
Invest in the City’s municipal infrastructure, including energy resources, facilities and technology; roads and sidewalks; and water, sewer, and storm water lines and facilities. Infrastructure investment will make our City safe and accessible to residents and visitors while recognizing the critical role that we play in the region’s system.
En...sure a mix of quality housing that maintains and enhances Winooski’s unique sense of place and supports the needs of the entire community.
Safe, Healthy, Connected People
Foster relationships across generations and cultures by providing a safe and healthy environment and providing opportunities to connect and engage with other residents of the City.