The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (FTBMI) offers a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. The location for this position is flexible. The FTBMI is headquartered in San Fernando, CA, in the northern San Fernando Valley. To successfully carry out the internal and external duties of the role, the Project Outreach Coordinator must be based in a location that allows them to spend significant time (approximately half) at headquarters as well as engage in frequent travel.



The Project Outreach Coordinator works within the Tribal Historic and Cultural Preservation Department to ensure the preservation, protection, and management of the natural environment and homelands of the Tribe. FTBMI actively engages in activities that protect environmental and cultural values of its traditional territory. Our long-term goal is to ensure a healthy environment for the future seven generations by building the FTBMI’s capacity to protect its traditional lands and culture. Under the direct supervision of the Department Director and in collaboration with the project team, the Project Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with all outreach planning and deployment activities for the department as well as with supporting department projects.

Position available until filled.


Salary: $19.00 – $22.00 / hour, full-time exempt

Start Date: Immediate


  • Provide support to partners and team to ensure timely completion of project goals, meeting milestones and deliverables
  • Facilitate effective communications with FTBMI and non-FTBMI community members, team, and partners
  • Ensures compliance with internal processes, protocols and policies and external requirements
  • Provide logistical support and coordination and assist with development of materials for meetings, events, conferences, consultations, and presentations; prepare meeting minutes
  • Support authentic and enduring partnership development and maintenance of strategic partnerships
  • Provide support with developing reports and training materials
  • Support qualitative research across a range of Tribal, environmental and climate issues
  • Contribute to conceptualization, research and drafting of concept notes
  • Develop and deploy outreach and engagement strategies for FTBMI projects and programs and that amplify tribal community perspectives
  • Create outreach materials that generates interest in FTBMI projects and programs
  • Lead general community outreach and engagement efforts as needed
  • Provide key logistics for scheduling meetings, workshops and, coordinate between multiple project partners and FTBMI staff
  • Aid with social media and public outreach with attention to / respect for diverse backgrounds
  • Represent FTBMI’s vision, work, and values in meetings with other organizations and agencies, as appropriate


*Please consider applying if you meet most of the above qualifications and are eager and willing to learn the additional skills required to execute the position’s essential job duties and responsibilities. Professional development is an integral part of this position.

  • Strong communication skills to communicate effectively with internal and external audiences
  • Solid presentation skills and experience presenting at workshops, and community meetings
  • Ability to Work independently, handle multiple priorities and tight timelines
  • Remain flexible and adapt to multiple processes prone to change
  • Able to Interact collaboratively and team-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and comprehend project goals and priorities, work independently,
  • exercise sound judgment, and acclimate to adaptive project management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Must be willing and able to become licensed and/or certificated in other skillsets, such as HAZMAT, HAZWOPER, and Incident Qualifications Card (Red Card), when and if requested/needed.
  • Must have intermediate or higher MS Office software skills and be able to create and manage excel or excel like spreadsheets and create PowerPoints.
  • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record as determined by the company’s insurance carrier, and proof of insurance
  • Must be dependable, punctual, self-directed, willing to take initiative, detail-oriented, and courteous and personable when dealing with the public
  • Have access to reliable Wi-Fi and able to use online meeting platforms Zoom and Teams.



  • Background experience in water, native plants, urban planning and/ or nature-based infrastructure
  • Experience with social media platforms and public outreach
  • Strong oral communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and trainings
  • Conflict resolution skills and multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience appreciated
  • Demonstrate some knowledge of culture and history of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.



Duties are performed primarily in the office, but also in the field. Travel is required to various locations in the region for meetings, conferences, speaking engagements, and site visits. Some evening and weekend events will be required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Flexible workplace allows for partial remote work, but the position requires that the Project Outreach Coordinator must reside locally and be in the office regularly.
  • Ability to work in a standard office setting, with considerable sitting and viewing of monitor.
  • Requires reaching continually throughout the workday (mouse, keyboard, and telephone).
  • May include lifting up to thirty pounds on an infrequent basis. Proper lifting techniques required.
  • Occasionally involves fieldwork, which is subject to the environmental conditions of the season.
  • Ability to walk or hike up to a mile periodically



This position develops, maintains, and is responsible for safeguarding the computer/electronic and hardcopy file folders containing sensitive and proprietary information about the Tribe and its members. If hired, the applicant will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement. The applicant must maintain confidentiality of all work and files pertaining to enrollment, clients, survey results, and all other material that may identify individuals by name (either directly or by reference), as set forth by the Tribe. Any violation in this matter may result in immediate termination of employment.




For more information about the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, visit us online at FTBMI is an equal opportunity employer.  To be considered, please email your resume with cover letter and three references addressed to:

Miguel A. Luna

Tribal Historic and Cultural Preservation Department

Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians
1019 Second Street, Suite 1

San Fernando, California 91340 


Email instructions:

Email to:

Subject Line: Project Outreach Coordinator Resume

No calls please.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and working conditions required of this job. The Tribe has the sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.