Community Outreach Coordinator

Posted: 06/30/2024

Community Outreach Coordinator
Title: Community Outreach Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Status: Part-time (Up to 30 hour/week) The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for cultivating, maintaining, and building new relationships within the community. Initiating and coordinating fund raising efforts and grant writing. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Coordinate fundraising special events. • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems. • Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff and committee members. • Build and execute targeted community awareness campaigns and develop strong donor relationships. • Nurture donor relationships and solicit gifts and contributions. • Research new grant opportunities, ensuring funding priorities align with those of SAFS. • Write, prepare, and submit letters of inquiry and proposals for foundations, corporations, and government funded opportunities. • Coordinate and execute community awareness through community engagement, public relations, and social media. Skills and Abilities: • Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable as a visible advocate for SAFS. • Ability to build interpersonal relationships with prospective donors and community stakeholders. • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with others. • Ability to work under general direction, in groups as well as independently. • Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals. • Ability to lift and/or move large objects (such as boxes) with the expectation that heavier items would be broken down into smaller components or requesting additional assistance may be required before lifting and/or moving. • Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job. About Sylvania Area Family Services: Sylvania Area Family Services (SAFS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1967 by a coalition of concerned citizens living in the Huntington Farms neighborhood. The group organized the agency to provide support services to strengthen families in the greater Sylvania community. Over the years, some of those services have included a food pantry, rent/utility referral assistance, adult computer education and online services, afterschool programming, summer camp, and a youth diversion program. Once known as the Huntington Community Center, the name was changed several years ago to Sylvania Area Family Services to better reflect its mission. Send resume or letters of interest to: Sylvania Area Family Services – Board of Directors careers.safs@gmail.com Sylvania Area Family Services. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. SAFS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as covered veterans in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.