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Community Engagement Coordinator

Location: Amarillo
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationAmarillo Service Center - Amarillo, TXPosition TypeFull TimeTravel PercentageLocal travel using own vehicleThe Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for brokering RSTs relationship with valued volunteers. The Community Engagement Coordinator recruits, trains, and supports volunteers to have a rewarding experience while donating their valuable time to RST. The Community Engagement Coordinator will need to interface with different program supervisors in order to address each programs volunteer capacity needs. The Community Engagement Coordinator job is first and foremost responsible for to recruiting and integrating volunteers into the Reception and Placement, Matching Grant programs. Recruit, train, orient, and supervise volunteers to assist with resettlement and other agency programsProvide a regular new volunteer orientation to prospective volunteers including RST volunteer policiesFacilitate volunteer training to assist the volunteer be successful in achieving task delineated on the volunteer job descriptionEnsure volunteers assigned to a project/program/tasks experience a smooth hand off to agency support staffEnsure sufficient volunteer capacity to assist with resettlement program needs: apartment set ups, including purchasing household goods, grocery shopping, and preparing apartments for newly arriving families; airport pick-ups; transportation to jobs or medical appointments, social security applicationConduct outreach to the community to increase visibility, develop relationships, generate donations, and strengthen partnerships to provide sustainable support to clientsAct as a liaison with community and faith-based groups who wish to aid incoming families through cash, in-kind, and mentoring support (i.e. Welcoming Committees)Recruit and organize Welcoming Committees for newly arrived families; report all activity to the Resettlement SupervisorMaintain volunteer files and tracking system of volunteer information and support; ensure that all relevant data on volunteer hours and donations has been accurately captured and recordedEnsure completion of all donation reporting for the Matching Grant and USRAP programsPrepare and submit monthly MG in-kind donation reportsLog and report on number of volunteers, number of volunteer activities, volunteer hours, volunteer project outcomes, donations, and/or cash contributionsObtain feedback from volunteers on their experience using RST evaluation toolsCoordinate regular volunteer appreciation; engage creativity to acknowledge volunteersCoordinate with local development and marking/communications staff regarding volunteer activities, exceptional volunteer performance, volunteers interested in donating to RSTParticipate in webinar, agency, and national trainings as assignedComplete all other job duties as directedBachelors Degree preferredExcellent communication skills both verbal and written English, fluency in an additional language a significant plus.Previous experience working in a position, for at least one year, that required public outreach, continual use of public speaking skills, and advocacyComputer proficient including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)Valid Texas drivers license and minimum mandatory Texas automobile insurance coverage; Must have a car for frequent local travel

Keywords: REFUGEE SERVICES OF TEXAS INC, Amarillo , Community Engagement Coordinator, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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