MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation Community Engagement Coordinator Job Description
The MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation is an after school and summer youth development organization providing programs to approximately 250 youth annually.
The Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Community Outreach Manager with the overall organization, administration, development, and implementation of MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation’s volunteer, mentor and community partnership programs.
This is a full time, hourly position reporting to the Community Outreach Manager. The Community Engagement Coordinator will work directly with the Development team and other full and part time staff for the successful implementation of the programs.
The candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including some evenings, Saturdays and special events.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Overall Responsibilities: • Provide support to the after school and summer programs, specifically in the areas of volunteers, mentors and community partners. • Provide primary management of the mentorship program including recruitment, onboarding/training and retention of mentors. • Provide promotion of and coordination of annual community supply drives such as school supplies, thanksgiving baskets and spring cleaning. • Assist in the recruitment of program partner organizations and elective instructors. • Secure field trips, transportation, and chaperones for summer field trips • During program hours, oversee and assist mentors with their needs as well as assist with volunteer groups and special events; provide classroom check-ins; occasionally serve as a classroom substitute. • Attend meetings, trainings and workshops as necessary. • Drive the van for program pickups and drop offs and on field trips as necessary. • Adhere to all policies and procedures • Other duties as directed by the Community Outreach Manager.
• Comfortable working with K-12 youth and adults alike, including low-income population youth • Commitment to youth development and the mission of MWYF • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing using correct English • Expert in Microsoft Office Suite • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate • Flexible and calm under pressure; Excels at operating in a fast paced environment • High attention to detail; organized. • Willingness to complete required trainings during first 90 days of employment • Must have a current Florida driver’s license and a 3 year clean driving record • Meet DCF qualifications for Level 2 Background screening & pass a Drug Test • Physical Requirements: Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors and adapt to inclement weather ; able to bend and lift up to 40 lbs; while performing duties, employee is required regularly to sit, stand and walk as well as frequent computer work. EOE, Drug Free Workplace
Education and Experience
• Bachelors degree required; 1+ yrs experience in related fields preferred (community engagement, nonprofit work, customer service)
Commensurate with Experience, benefits included