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Community Coordinator

Company: Community Teamwork
Location: Lowell
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

WIC Community Coordinator
Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? Community Teamwork is a private non-profit organization with over 500 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families.
At Community Teamwork our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial and emotional wellness.
We offer:

  • Casual work environment
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • 37.5 hour work week
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career advancement and professional development
  • 5% contribution to your 401K whether you participate on your own or not.
  • Great co-workers and a great mission with an outstanding Community Action Agency

    We are seeking a WIC Community Coordinator who will focus on outreach to families, partners, and the community to increase awareness and participation of the services the WIC Program provides to children and families. This position will also coordinate recruitment efforts for our programs, raise the program's visibility in the community, and conduct presentations to the various partners and allies in the community.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Develop a comprehensive listing, initiate contact and maintain working relationships with human service providers, advocacy organizations and other groups who use or have access to those who might use our services.
    • Develop and maintain a database of community contacts made and outreach activities conducted within the service area.
    • Facilitate or conduct periodic in-services for staff and/or clients inside the agency and other outside community agencies that work with the targeted population.
    • In coordination with Management Staff, develop, implement, and submit the annual outreach plan and progress reports, as requested.
    • Provide program, education and outreach materials to local agencies and advocacy groups. Maintain program marketing materials. Travel to local agencies and advocacy groups.
    • May serve as program representative on committees or State or Local relevant initiatives, as well as other community activities.
    • Represent program at community health fairs, workshops, and other public forums.
    • Assists with retention activities with particular focus on existing or terminated participants who have already accessed WIC services to continue to participate in the WIC program.
    • In coordination with WIC management and Community Teamwork marketing management, maintain the WIC Program's social media pages and website.
    • Must have evidence of full COVID-19 immunization or must request and receive approval for a religious or medical exemption.

      Qualifications Include:

      • HS Diploma or equivalent. Associate's Degree preferred.
      • Knowledge of community and neighborhoods served by the Lowell WIC program.
      • Well-organized, systematic approach to work.
      • Excellent Customer Service, organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
      • Good attention to detail.
      • Sensitivity to the needs of the participant population.
      • Proficient computer skills required in basic computer software and data collection systems.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
      • Bilingual preferred (Spanish, Portuguese, Khmer, Swahili, Somali).
      • Dependable transportation and ability to travel to other sites, meetings, agencies, and providers required.
      • Ability to travel to local agencies and advocacy groups.
      • Must be able work evenings and weekends as needed.

        Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion
        Community Teamwork is committed to an equitable, non-discriminatory, and anti-racist approach in all components of our organizational structure and operations, including the job application process. We recognize that people of underprivileged backgrounds and underrepresented identities often are not afforded equitable access to resources, opportunities, and professional development. We offer professional development, training, and tuition reimbursement opportunities to ensure that you and CTI are set up for success. We encourage you to apply if you see an opening that is exciting to you and include examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your qualifications. Please feel free to speak to all experiences, skills, and educational certifications that you feel are relevant. We look forward to reviewing your application.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Community Teamwork is a drug free work environment.

        This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative, outcome focused team in an organization committed to excellence.

Keywords: Community Teamwork, Lowell , Community Coordinator, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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