OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Location:
ICNA RELIEF USA PROGRAMS – Shifa Free Clinic
1092 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Suite 108
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Salary: $16/hr with Benefits

Full Time: 40 hours/wk

Job Summary:

We are searching for a talented and professional Community Outreach Coordinator to maintain all community outreach activities. You will represent the company and work with the management team to develop and implement initiatives that increase company visibility within the surrounding community. You need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and community-driven to take on this exciting role. The Volunteer/Outreach coordinator supervises volunteers and provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer functions within the office to strengthen public or private programs and involve a community of supporters as described in the duties outlined below.  This position has the goal to empower healthcare personnel, engage communities and individuals. Nurture new and old relationships with collaborative partners Also, will be responsible for ensuring and handled correctly while working in an unstructured environment with numerous interruptions throughout the day.

Job Description:

  • Supervises volunteers and provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer functions and recruit, interviews, orients and place applicants for volunteer work.
  • Provides ongoing support and guidance for volunteers acting as a single point of contact for communications.
  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization, ensuring volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations and outreach programs.
  • Public relations:  Public relations is a way that an Outreach Coordinator will communicate with donors, volunteers, other organizations and the media to represent the organization. Press releases, brochures, social media, email campaigns and attending community events are ways an Outreach Coordinator uses public relations.
  • Collects data and information to focus on the donors, events and venues that may be useful to the organization.
  • Project management and event coordination are some administrative duties an Outreach Coordinator may do in addition to supervising staff and office work that benefits the organization.
  •   Other duties may be assigned as appropriate.

Job Skills Requirements: 

  • Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, Excel, PowerPoint spreadsheets, and internet usage Record keeping skills (for admissions and marketing).
  • Organization and planning skills.
  • Strong knowledge of social media and other basic marketing platforms. with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Teamwork
  • Problem-solving
  • People skills
  • Adaptability

Capabilities: 

  • Demonstrated capability to conduct oneself in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situations. Also, recognizing, exercising, and improving own leadership.
  • Motivating and inspiring others.
  • Collaborating and influencing.
  • Creativity and innovation.
  • Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.
  • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities.
  • Ability to work productively with frequent interruptions.

Education and Experience: 

  • Possess minimum of GED
  • Have job-related experience, managing volunteer programs, leading teams and/or organizations.
  • Knowledge of management principles and evaluation techniques related to programs that involve a care of volunteers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and basic Excel skills.