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 Bilingual Community Outreach Coordinator (Spanish/English) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: City of Philadelphia 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Communications
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 720375698 / Latpro-3665778 
Date posted: Feb-14-2019
State, Zip: Pennsylvania, 19019

Description


Bilingual Community Outreach Coordinator (Spanish/English)
  • 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

With a workforce of over 25,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the sixth largest city in the United States and one of the largest employers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. As an employer, the City of Philadelphia operates through the guiding principles of service, integrity, respect, accountability, collaboration, diversity and inclusion. Through these principles, we strive to effectively deliver services, to resolve the challenges facing our city, and to make Philadelphia a place where all of our residents have the opportunity to reach their potential.

Agency Description: 

The Managing Director manages and oversees the operations of the City.  Working with five Cabinet-level Deputies, operational oversight is divided into specific departmental clusters: Health and Human Services, Community and Culture, Community Services, Public Safety and Criminal Justice, and Transportation and Infrastructure.  The Community Services cluster oversees several outward-facing programs that provide services directly to the public. These offices and programs focus on enhancing quality of life and improving how citizens engage with their communities and their city government.

Job Description

The Community Outreach Coordinator is a position intended to lead efforts, align programs and leverage partnerships within the Community Services Cluster. Specifically, this individual will be responsible for providing guidance and support for the Community Services Departments and building grassroots relationships to coalesce efforts to reduce the effects of poverty and blight in Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Salary: $55,000/yr 

Essential Functions: 

  • Create/implement Outreach field plan for designated area
  • Manage and guide Organizer - hold one on ones, set goals, etc.
  • Ensure that Community Services programs are happening in designated areas
  • Coordinate meetings, events and activities for the community
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the community
  • Create action plan with community partners
  • Make connections between individuals and/or community organizations to build stronger partnerships
  • Serve as a credible source of knowledge and information to community members who desire to be more involved and educated on various efforts
  • Encourage participation from people in the community
  • Act as representative for Office of Community Service Cluster at events/meetings
  • Serve as a liaison to elected officials
  • Convene organizations to deliver services/workshops to community
  • Serve as point of contact for governmental agencies (includes follow up for service requests)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Excel at an intermediate level to generate reports and evaluate performance outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively to implement across departments to action plans
  • Ability to anticipate and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build and work as a team
  • Willingness to work long and flexible hours

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in community organizing, government and/or non-profits
  • Bilinugal (Spanish/English)
  • Experience in community outreach, including collection of data and follow up with community members
  • Experience working in low-income urban communities
  • Experience in capacity building, volunteer management
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university, which has included major course work in communications, journalism, marketing, public administration or closely related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Excel at an intermediate level to generate reports and evaluate performance outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively to implement across departments to action plans
  • Ability to anticipate and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build and work as a team
  • Willingness to work long and flexible hours

Additional Information

Salary: $55,000k/yr

Successful candidate must be a City of Philadelphia resident within six months of hire

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at (see application details) or send an email to faqpchr @phila.gov. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations/Pages/default.aspx

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