Community Engagement & Outreach Specialist

Job Tracking ID:  512181-606900
Location:   Philadelphia, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  January 30, 2018
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Job Description:

Scope of Position
• Build relationships with community-based organizations to develop appropriate strategies to connect jobseekers to available opportunities and to aid customers who need further assistance. Facilitate the development of formal and effective Community Connections Partner Agreements.
• Outreach and invite EARN Customers to the appropriate Center, in partnership with the CAO. Improve the overall show rate of these customers.
• Contact WIA Intensive/Training customers who are at risk of exiting without known employment to seek reengagement through encouraging and scheduling Center services.

Essential Functions
• Meet with community organizations to learn about their missions and share information about our mission and goals
• Maintain current knowledge of state and local guidelines and regulations
• Disseminate information on available job opportunities to community-based organizations
• Communicate with other departments and management to resolve problems
• Coordinate recruitment and placement of program participants
• Schedule and conduct onsite presentations with organizations
• Actively communicate with and update community-based organizations on the progress of their participants
• Utilize CWDS to actively update community-based organizations on job opportunities, activities of program members and any other pertinent information
• Schedule satellite orientations at various partner locations to increase the Center’s awareness and participation
• Conduct outreach to EARN Clients to increase the show-rate.
• Develop strategies with team lead to increase the show-rate
• Responsible for weekly progress reports
• Relationship Management
• Meet performance criteria on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis.
• Act as liaison between various departments to meet client needs.

Experience and Skills:


• Experience in business, sales, training, interpersonal skills
• Experience in a team-oriented environment
• Bachelor's degree in business, education, human resources, liberal arts or related area is preferred
• Knowledge of Microsoft applications
• Valid Driver’s License and an automobile are preferred

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Additional Information:

Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   2 - 5 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Salary:   $ 38,500 to 38,500 per year
Starting Date :   ASAP