Community Outreach and Engagement Manager
Jun 17, 2021
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Community Outreach and Engagement Manager
Join a dynamic team of professionals to advance New Beginnings’ critical mission to end domestic violence! New Beginnings strives to build a meaningful, welcoming and equitable workplace, inclusive of diverse voices, experiences and perspectives. New Beginnings is an equal opportunity employer. Survivors, people of color and LGBTQ people strongly encouraged to apply.
SUMMARY: We are seeking a strategic, ambitious professional who will create and implement a robust, proactive program to engage the community and cultivate partnerships to end domestic violence. This position will employ a social change model to build community capacity to support domestic violence survivors, promote healthy relationships and shift attitudes that perpetuate domestic violence. This will include educating a wide array of community and corporate groups on domestic violence root causes, warning signs, services, and preventative measures. This position will represent New Beginnings to the community with compassion and integrity and contribute to the fulfillment of the agency’s mission and equity goals.
REPORTS TO: Social Change Program Manager
HOURS: 40 hours/week, primarily Monday through Friday with some evening and weekend commitments.
COMPENSATION: $46,550 per year; medical, dental and vision benefits for employee; life insurance; retirement contribution; generous paid time off; professional development allowance. This is an exempt position.
Community Training and Education (75%)
• Stay apprised of current trends in community education and prevention.
• Assess community needs to position New Beginnings as a local leader on domestic violence.
• Develop community education curriculum, and evaluation materials, ensuring they uphold agency commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Facilitate or support in facilitation of Social Change programs and presentations.
• Collaborate with Social Change colleagues to meet agency and team goals.
• Collaborate with both Social Change and Development teams to create shared messaging for promoting prevention, education, and training opportunities.
• Responsible for development and distribution of program collateral, working with agency graphic designers and following agency brand guidelines.
• Conduct domestic violence workshops and trainings to a wide array of groups, including human resources professionals, schools, social service providers, health care professionals, universities, clergy, etc.
• Collaborate with the Foundation and Corporate Relationship Manager to build a pipeline of corporations and community groups to purchase/receive educational classes or workshops. Maintain ongoing partnerships with these groups.
• Design and execute a comprehensive plan for Domestic Violence Awareness/Action Month (October).
• Regularly report on progress toward goals. Measure the impact of learning initiatives and use data to implement improvements and course corrections.
• Enter accurate data to track New Beginnings’ community outreach and education efforts into the agency spreadsheet and a funder database: InfoNet.
Internal Education (10%)
• Manage a semiannual, 20-Hour Domestic Violence Training for internal staff and onboarding volunteers, as required under Washington law. Identify internal and external trainers to facilitate.
• Coordinate monthly staff training to meet WAC requirements for domestic violence providers.
Volunteer Management (10%)
• Maintain agency volunteer program and create strategies for engaging and recruiting diverse community volunteers.
• Strategize with agency Program Directors and the Development team to identify and expand volunteer opportunities, updating job descriptions as needed.
• Work with Development team to think strategically about relationship between donors and volunteers.
• Interview prospective volunteers, administer reference and background checks, and place in volunteer roles.
• Provide regular stewardship of volunteers to ensure a deep commitment to the agency. • Coordinate volunteers for the agency’s signature events. Partner with Development Team to manage day-of event activities.
• In collaboration with the Foundation and Corporate Relationship Manager and program staff, coordinate corporate group volunteer days, activities, and educational opportunities such as the annual UWKC Day of Caring.
• Log volunteer hours each month.
• Coordinate and facilitate continuing education training for volunteers.
• Maintain volunteer records and information in the Bloomerang donor database, ensuring accurate, consistent data entry.
• Participate in staff meetings, planning days and agency trainings.
• Participate in professional training opportunities.
• Provide back-up for CAP office staff: answering phones, receiving visitors, collecting/sorting mail.
• Support the Social Change team in the creation and maintenance of youth focused social media accounts.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Social Change Manager or the Executive Director.
• Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, sociology, or related field. Experience may substitute for education.
• Knowledge about the dynamics of domestic violence and the impact of trauma on survivors and their children.
• A strong social justice analysis and ability to promote equity within and outside of New Beginnings.
• Experience in community organizing, professional networking, or relationship management with strong negotiation skills and comfort with cold calling, converting warm leads, and establishing significantly beneficial relationships for the organization.
• A natural inclination to think outside of the box, knack for being resourceful, and a team-first attitude.
• Talented facilitator and trainer.
• Strong initiative, ability to solve problems, and navigate in an environment of ambiguity. • Ability to think strategically and communicate effectively with diverse populations.
• Demonstrated success in handling a variety of tasks and project management.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency with MS Office products, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• A dependable personal vehicle and valid driver’s license with proof of insurance.
• Desirable: Experience in the domestic violence field.
• Desirable: Experience or interest in working with youth.
Email resume and cover letter detailing your housing experience to email@example.com. We value your lived experience. Open until filled. Additional agency information available at www.newbegin.org