The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms River

  • Part-Time Bilingual Community Partnership Specialist - 25 Hours Per Week

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/12/2019 9:40 AM)
  • Overview

    The Bilingual Community Partnership Specialist is responsible for resource and volunteer development by integrating him/herself into the immediate community and building mutually beneficial relationships with
    parents, faith community, businesses, advocates, and key stakeholders i.e. schools, service providers, local and county government and other agencies. He/She works with the community to highlight strengths and identify challenges where resources need to be leveraged and developed to better support and serve its children, youth and families.

     

    • Bilingual English/Spanish (Written and Spoken Required)

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with the development of marketing materials (flyers, newsletter, constant contact, etc.) to promote center based activities.
    • Assists the community in the development of support, services and approach, to address challenges of its families.
    • Attend community fairs, meetings, and conferences with the purpose of outreach and recruitment.
    • Empower and support volunteers to strive and foster independence, growth and development.
    • Identifies the strengths, challenges and service gaps in the community in collaboration with the community partners and parent leaders.
    • Implements a series of activities in collaboration with community partners and leaders.
    • Incorporates and implements the Principles of Family Support and the Protective Factors into all aspects of their work.
    • Monitors the volunteers’ schedule and works closely with student interns as needed.
    • Plans an annual event honoring community representatives and volunteers.
    • Plans strategies to involve parents, educators, retired professionals, and community leaders as volunteers at their local Family Success Center.
    • Promote and design activities that enrich cultural diversity at the center. Provides direction to the parent leaders and volunteers and consultation for all volunteer functions.
    • Reviews and implements new methods for attracting, training, and retaining volunteer staff with the guidance of the Supervisor, Program Director, and Director of Volunteerism.

    Qualifications

    Associate’s Degree Required/Bachelor’s Degree Preferred


    A valid New Jersey driver's license is required.  Additional education and previous experience in recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers for community-based organizations, charities, etc. is preferred.  Experience with marketing, fundraising, program planning, data entry and research helpful.


    Other Skills and Abilities:

    · Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend hours as needed
    · Bilingual in the English and Spanish languages (Written and Spoken) Required

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