Member-at-Large – Diversity About

Member-At-Large:  Diversity Representative

SCRID Bylaws 2015 §3.b.6

Member-At-Large – Diversity Representative

  1. a) This position shall be filled by an individual who will possess multi-cultural competence.   The individual will also demonstrate personal and professional commitment to the appreciation and celebration of diverse dimensions of identity, status and affiliation.
  2. b) Shall attend at least 75% of the meetings.

Member-at-Large: Diversity Job Description

Reports To: SCRID PRESIDENT

Status: Volunteer

POSITION PURPOSE:

The individual who holds the Diversity MAL position is to possess multi-cultural competence as per the bylaws. This person is expected to represent the diverse cultural communities within the American Sign Language and English interpreting community of Southern California.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists with coordination of various events;
  2. To ensure that multi-cultural perspectives are considered when conducting business;
  3. Submit a monthly report to include training and events happening within the SCRID region RID events or pertinent issues as they relate to multi-cultural communities (Tri-Lingual Interpreters, BeLEGIT, NAOBI, etc.);
  4. Submit an annual report for the annual membership meeting;
  5. Attend 75% of all board meetings;
  6. Respond to email on a weekly basis;
  7. Oversee the fiscal year Diversity MAL budget.

TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ABILITIES

  1. SCRID member in good standing (one year or more at time of taking office);
  2. RID member in good standing (one year or more at time of taking office);
  3. ASL/PSE communication skills;
  4. Computer knowledge and skills, access to internet and email;
  5. Sensitive to member needs;
  6. Public speaking skills.

ABILITY TO

  1. Interface in a mutually cooperative way with SCRID members, Board and volunteers;
  2. Work as part of a team with others;
  3. Access community and internet resources.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks;

Adhere to SCRID Board requirements and deadlines.

For information on how to apply for this position, please contact president@scrid.org