Youth Street Outreach Coordinator

Job Location

Thurston County, WA

Published By

Our Ark

Type of Job

Part Time Volunteer

Published Date

March 31, 2020, 9:00:00 PM

About the job


We are looking for a hard-working Outreach Coordinator to join our organization. The Outreach Coordinator's responsibilities include data collection and analysis, representing our organization at trade fairs, organizing media events, fundraising, and coordinating volunteer activities.

To be a successful Outreach Coordinator, you should have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. You should also be skilled in the use of institutional databases and research methods, as well as in handling administrative duties.

Outreach Coordinator Responsibilities:

Handling public relations, such as developing strategic relationships, attending tradeshows, and conducting informational presentations at universities, clubs, and civic groups.
Developing press releases, brochures, and other marketing materials.
Developing and maintaining the organization's website.
Organizing outreach events, including sales, marketing, and planning, to promote the services of the organization and receive donations.
Collecting and analyzing data on local demographics, developing results, and presenting the conclusions to the relevant departments.
Advertising for, screening, and recruiting volunteers, providing them with training and support, tracking their performance, and keeping records of their activities.
Creating activities to supplement and support staff needs.
Verifying the volunteers' availability, receiving their feedback, recognizing their efforts, and answering their questions.
Performing administrative duties, such as overseeing mailings, organizing travel, monitoring budget information, and reporting on financial issues.



Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  •  1 year related professional experience providing support to youth or young adul

  • High School Diploma

  • Ability to pass and maintain a background check.

  • Current WA Driver’s License and auto insurance for frequent travel throughout the county to meet and transport participants. Clear driving record is required.

  • Street Outreach hours of operation are Sunday & Monday@1pm, Wednesday & Saturday@4pm, but will sometimes vary for effective outreach. This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing.

  • Committed, Caring, Compassionate, Dependable


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Lived experience with homelessness.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office/Google

  • Motivational interviewing skills and training in Trauma-Informed Care

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Other cultural competencies that contribute to the agency’s effectiveness is serving diverse population

  • Strong industry knowledge.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

  • Strong organizational and management skills.

  • Experience with institutional databases, public access sites, and primary research skills.

  • Good reporting, technical, and statistical skills.

  • Experience with budget management.

Benefits

  1. Volunteering connects you to others.

  2. Volunteering is good for your mind and body.

  3. Volunteering can advance your career.

  4. Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

  5. Changing a youth's life

  6. Making our communities better to live and love 

About us

We are 100% volunteer led team of passionate people who are to support and help the youth on the streets to go from thriving to surviving through care, compassionate, committed adults in our communities. We adhere to our values of Compassion, Community (engaging individuals, building alliances), Commitment, Hope, Trust, Love, Respect, and Integrity. We love to have fun enjoying every moment we have with team members, youth, and our communities. We would love to have you a part of this team.

Address

Olympia, WA, USA