NEW YORK, NY, US
Outreach Coordinator for Beacon Harlem
The Outreach Coordinator identifies recruits and retains disengaged youth and adults who are disconnected from productive programs and services. This person will have the skills and personality to forge relationships with youth and adults in the community and entice them to become a program member by way of creating, distributing and marketing flyers, conducting home visits and phone calls, use of social media, visiting and making presentations at local organizations/institutions, mass emailing and face to face approach. This individual will meet monthly enrollment targets by tracking and monitoring program enrollment and rate of participation. This individual will have the experience, skills, and personal qualities – including language, cultural, and neighborhood competence – to function as a key resource for the community, whose key role is to promote greater access and opportunities for all. This individual will manage the Operations and Community Outreach unit, which includes providing supervision to the Program Assistant and Security guards. Co- locators and subcontractors will also report to the Outreach Coordinator. In the collaboration with the Site Administrator, the Outreach Coordinator will serve as the on-site supervisor.
Duties & Responsibilities (but not limited to):
1. Attend Safety Campus, Think Tank and Community Engagement Meetings
2. Recruit youth and adults by word of mouth, presentations, creating and marketing flyers, use of social media, mass text and phone call outreach
3. Review, Track and Maintain monthly enrollment targets including participant Rate of Participation
4. Conduct macro level- community needs and student interest surveys
5. Serve as an advocate for youth and adults to recommend and place activities and services
6. Serve as the transitional bridge for disengaged youth and adults to provide supportive coaching and supervisions to all staff, more specifically, members of the Operations and Community Outreach team.
7.Attend all required Graham staff development trainings. Minimum 30 hours a year.
8. Learn about the school and surrounding community and build connections with community programs and organizations.
9. Maintain bulletin boards, reflective of participant work
10. Identify, recruit and oversee co-locators/subcontractors that provide programming that meet the needs of the school and community; preparing, submitting and processing co-locator/subcontracting agreements
11. Provide supervision and quality control of the Program Assistant and security guards in order to ensure a high quality, engaged, safe and welcoming environment
12. Effectively supervise staff in conjunction with the Site Administrator.
What we are seeking:
- Flexibility to work evenings, extended hours and occasional weekends as necessary
- Must be positive, possess high- energy, self-motivated, fast paced to travel and navigate a variety of spaces and locations.
- Practice good management of time, have good verbal, writing, oral and organizational skills; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues and community-based resources.
- Must possess the skills and comfort level to present to large and small groups.
- Must be able to conduct field visits to community-based partners and home visits to members.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
- Bilingual- English/Spanish preferred.
- Proven track record of meeting program goals or targets
- Ability to create polished flyers using computer programming
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
- Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, Business Administration or a related field is required.
- Must obtain CPR/RTE certification w/in 90 days of employment.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
- A minimum of 2 years experience providing program management, supervision or outreach to youth or adults in a non-profit, business or educational setting.