Community Engagement Coordinator

Location
Fulton County, Georgia
Salary
Up to $40k per year + 100% employee benefits after successful 3 month probationary period
Posted
Jul 03, 2018
Closes
Aug 02, 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Professional

Main Functions:
Coordinate, monitor, and oversee the onsite workforce development program.  Help engage and educate the community about mission goals focusing on community partnerships and collaborations that will support the economic and social needs of the homeless families served. Participate in public speaking events, fundraising, and outreach activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Mange workforce development program assisting homeless clients with job skills training, resume writing, job search, transportation needs, and job placement to ensure homeless parents obtain gainful stable employment.

2. Assist homeless clients with obtaining computer skills, financial literacy, credit counseling, and post secondary education.

3. Engage in community building and collaboration cultivating, nurturing, and maintaining positive and effective relationships with employers, community partners, and civic organizations.  Conduct community  outreach through speaking engagements and creation of outreach materials.

4. Assist Social Services Director with strategic planning as well as program development and implementation including tracking, evaluating, and reporting outcome measures and data.

5. Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Abilities
A. Education: Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university.
B. At least 3 years experience in community outreach & advocacy, workforce development, and project management.  Preferably in a Social Services or Human Services field.
C. Other Qualifications: Good organizational, time management, and teamwork skills. Must be able to work effectively under pressure and produce quality work product within tight time constraints. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

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