NOTICE of VACANCY
Department: Human Services
Position: Community Outreach Coordinator
Salary Range: $40,000 – 45,500
Post Date: November 19, 2020
Deadline: November 29, 2020
Description: The Community Outreach Coordinator will work promote community engagement and to increase the accessibility of services to residents in need, as well as working to increase the Department’s visibility within the community. The Coordinator will serve as a central point for providing Princeton residents with both information and referrals to available resources.
Duties and Responsibilities: Report to Human Services Director. Identify, develop and maintain relationships with residents of the community to assist with connecting them to resources. Provide assistance, information and support to economically disadvantaged residents. Identify, develop and maintain relationships with key community contacts. Consult with the Human Services Director on case-management protocols when supporting residents. Act as a liaison with neighborhood group and community agencies when needed. Develop public education, outreach materials, information materials, presentations and displays. Develop, monitor and evaluate an outreach plan, including, but not limited to social media, community canvassing, etc. Plan, coordinate and implement special community events to educate the broader community about the Department’s activities and projects. Participate in community coalitions, work groups and meetings. Complete monthly outreach tracking reports. Attend monthly Human Services Commission meetings. Maintain client confidentiality. Other duties as requested by the Human Services Director.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Community Relations or a combination of equivalent culturally competent experience and education. Sound knowledge of Greater Princeton area issues and resources. Experience working with and engaging diverse communities. A deep understanding of the neighborhoods, cultures and histories of minority communities in Princeton. Experience in community organizing. Demonstrate strong communication, outreach and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently, prioritize work and manage multiple priorities. Schedule flexibility; evening and weekend, as necessary.
Must satisfy employer paid physical, drug screen and criminal background check. Must have a valid NJ Driver’s License in good standing if driving municipal vehicles. NJ residency required by State Statute. R.S.52:14-7.
EOE - M/F/V/H