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Bilingual Business Consultant/ Instructor

Job Description
Organization: 
Mi Casa Resource Center
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Programs/Services
Job Description: 

The Bilingual Business Consultant/Instructor provides individualized business consulting to small business participants in both English and Spanish, recruits program participants and consulting clients, supports program improvement strategies, and aids in grant management. The Consultant/Instructor also teaches long term business planning classes in Spanish and/or English.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Leadership

  • Support Lead Business Consultant as needed

Participant Interaction

  • Provides business consulting to Spanish speaking Business Program recipients and consulting clients.
  • Supports program participants in the development of business plans and in launching new businesses.
  • Provides instruction of small business development curriculum in Spanish.
  • Supports the instruction of the small business development curriculum in English, as needed.
  • Teaches a variety of workshops and seminars in Spanish and if needed in English.

Operational Tasks

  • Leads the ongoing improvement of program curriculum, technical assistance tools, resources and information.
  • Leads the development of resources and teaching participants about desktop publishing, spreadsheets, e-mail, e-commerce, and presentation software.
  • Assists with graduations, business fairs/lender panels and other events.
  • Aids in community outreach, including PR, marketing and in-person events to inform and recruit individuals from the English- and Spanish-speaking community.
  • Assists with managing partners and securing guest speakers.
  • Assists with producing program and outreach materials.
  • Assists with production of class material and participant’s workbooks.
  • Supports Lending program by referring appropriate clients to Lending Consultant.
  • May represent Mi Casa at community events and on committees, panels, etc.

Independent Judgement

  • Uses discretion in determining best ways to support participants.

Evaluation

  • Assists with evaluation of program outcomes, including data collection and input.
  • Assists with data entry of information generated from consulting sessions.

Fundraising and Grants Management

  • Supports resource development efforts by coordinating clients to participate in events.
  • Helps identify potential small businesses that may be prospects for Mi Casa’s fundraising efforts.

Other

  • Contributes to team effort by attending staff meetings and serving on agency committees, as needed.
  • Completes additional duties as assigned.

KEY COMPETENCIES
• Professional-level writing and communication skills in both English and Spanish.
• Strong networking and team building skills.
• Proficiency using and instructing word processing, database, spreadsheet, and financial software.

Areas of Responsibility

N/A

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Must have advanced education and/or training in financial management, marketing, business management, human resource management, and teaching/facilitating.
  • At least three years entrepreneurial experience and/or experience working with small businesses.
  • At least two years of experience developing business plans and/or counseling business owners.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak professional level English and Spanish.
  • Experience and demonstrated ability facilitating groups, teaching, and/or training adults.
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization and working with diverse populations.
  • Current Colorado driver’s license, good motor vehicle record, and current automobile insurance.
  • Ability to be flexible and work evenings or weekends.
Compensation/Benefits

The hiring range for this positon is $45,000 to $55,000 annually. 

Mi Casa Resource Center provides a comprehensive benfits package that consists of employer sponsored Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, employer paid Life and STD benfits, 15 paid holidays, paid sick, personal & vacation time and retirement plan match. 

How To Apply

Mi Casa Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested persons should email a cover letter and resume to jobs@MiCasaResourceCenter.org by September 19, 2019. Interviews may occur as qualified candidates apply.

WHO WE ARE
Mi Casa Resource Center is committed to advancing the economic success of families with limited opportunities through a holistic, individualized, and integrated model for service delivery. For over 40 years, we have provided award-winning workforce, small business, and youth development programs throughout Metro Denver. We partner with some of the area’s most respected organizations to provide a mix of economic and educational advancement services to assist families on their path to economic success.

Mi Casa’s suite of business services enable aspiring entrepreneurs – especially women and minorities – access to training, counseling, microloans and technology training. As Colorado’s only Women’s Business Center, Mi Casa partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration to start and grow small businesses in low-income communities.
 

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