Community Partnerships Coordinator
- Experience Level
Intown Collaborative Ministries is seeking applicants for a part-time Community Partnerships Coordinator. Intown is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to prevent and reverse homelessness and hunger in Intown Atlanta. Intown was founded in 2010 by leaders from local faith communities and civic organizations and has grown to be a leader in homeless outreach and food security in the Atlanta community. Intown’s programs are currently supported by 16 Sponsoring Congregations, numerous other organizations, and hundreds of community volunteers each year. Intown is looking to improve its current community partners program, expand the program to include non-faith communities, connect with new strategic partnering organizations, and attract, coordinate, and maintain vital volunteers to support its mission.
- Associate or bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
- 1-3 years’ experience in volunteer recruitment, cultivation, and coordination
- Strong relationship-building skills
- Strong speaking and written communications skills
- Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency are required
- A passion for connecting with people experiencing homelessness and hunger is a must
- Familiarity with volunteer software a plus
- Familiarity with faith-based organizations a plus
- Familiarity with Hands On Atlanta a plus
- Serve as Intown’s volunteer coordinator for its four programs—homeless outreach, food pantry, food co-ops, and clothing closet—to ensure programs have the volunteers they need to effectively serve neighbors in need
- Lead Intown’s special event volunteer coordination, such as for the Atlanta Community Food Bank Hunger Walk and for local food and clothing drives
- Identify new pools of potential volunteers from Hand on Atlanta, Paideia School, Emory University, local neighborhood associations, and other metro Atlanta groups
- Establish best practices for volunteer recruitment and cultivation
- Actively engage current sponsoring congregations, getting to know key lay and clergy leadership
- Examine current community partnership program and work with Intown’s Executive Director and Administrative Assistant to update and revise program
- Create calendar for regular visits to all community partners by Community Partnerships Coordinator, Executive Director, Board members, or other Intown staff
- Communicate Intown’s mission and vision to current and future community partners
- Work with Intown staff to identify mutual benefits – e.g. volunteer opportunities, education, financial support – between Intown and community partners
- Work with Intown staff to evaluate and set benchmarks for current levels of volunteer and community partner engagements—e.g. volunteer hours, pounds of food donated, food drives held—and set future goals in these areas
- Submit monthly reports on volunteer and community partner engagement levels
- Participate in annual COC Point in Time (PIT) count
The Community Partnerships Coordinator position is a part-time, 30 hour per week position. Work will take place during normal business hours (M-F, between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) as well as regular evenings (e.g. visiting a church partner on a Wednesday evening) and weekend work (e.g. speaking at a synagogue on a Saturday morning). There is flexibility in start- and end-time and possible work-from-home days.
Community Partnerships Coordinator will travel regularly to and from Intown’s Virginia Highland or neighborhoods to current and future community partner locations. Most current locations are in the 30306 and 30307 ZIP Codes. Community Partnerships Coordinator must have a valid driver’s license, their own personal vehicle, and a clean driving record. Intown will reimburse mileage at the federal mileage rate.
The Outreach Case Manager reports to the Administrative Assistant. Supervision will take place regularly during regular business hours.
Total compensation is commensurate with experience and includes generous personal leave, 12 holiday days, and one artistic-day per year, where staff pursue personal artistic endeavors.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (including the context in which they know you) in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applications received by February 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST and including all requested information will be considered. Candidates are encouraged to apply promptly. No phone calls please. Please put “Intown Community Partnerships Coordinator” and nothing else in the subject line. Seriously.
Intown considers applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.