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Regional Community Engagement Leader
Overview
Category: Public Relations
Type: Full-Time
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Posted: 06/25/2024
Requirements
Highest Education: Minimum Education
Degree title:
Experience: Minimum Experience
Career Level: Entry Level
Job Status
Start Publishing: 06/25/2024
Stop Publishing: 08/31/2024
It's My Community Initiative https://www.itsmycommunity.org/
Description
Position Summary Safe Families Oklahoma (SFO), a program of It’s My Community Initiative (IMCI), is a mission-driven, innovative strategy for strengthening vulnerable families offering temporary living solutions for children. We focus on minimizing the risk for abuse or neglect, while giving parents the time and support they need to help their families thrive, through the engagement of community partners to recruit and support a volunteer network of host families, coaches, and family friends. The Safe Families Community Engagement Leader provides leadership and direction for the development and execution of church, volunteer and community partner engagement in their region. Establishing relationships with churches, volunteers, and community stakeholders to ensure a robust network of resources and connections to support vulnerable families in their respective communities. It's My Community Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Essential Job Functions
  • Build and cultivate partnerships with government entities, nonprofit organizations, religious institutions, or service providers for the purpose of generating referrals and support services for families in crisis and their children
  • Collaborate with the Safe Families Director, program team and marketing partners to ensure outreach and development strategies and materials are effective for local community
  • Support the ongoing development of the Safe Families program including assisting with fundraising efforts, proposal writing, record keeping, report generation
  • Track partner engagement and follow-up of resources and referrals
  • Raise community education and awareness of vulnerable families and Safe Families Oklahoma
  • Point person for recruitment efforts, to include church recruitment, volunteer fairs or community networking events throughout the year
  • Point Person for engaging area volunteers through recruitment and beginning the volunteer onboarding process
  • Develop Community Outreach Team to further support engagement
  • Support Regional Hosting and Referral Coordinator related to participant families
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
Education/Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, non profit management, or related field, required or 4+ years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Training regarding providing social services to vulnerable families and/or child welfare issues, preferred
Experience
  • Experience working with database/management information systems, preferred
  • 3+ years of familiarity or experience with faith-based or similar programs/services, to include outreach, intake, and case management
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Frequent in-state travel
  • Demonstrate understanding of barriers facing families that seek support from Safe Families, consistently demonstrate rapport building and interact in a manner that is non-judgmental
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Knowledge of area services and community systems serving children and their families
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evening/weekend hours, as needed
  • Maintain a valid Driver’s License