Outreach and Community Coordinator

CharlotteRising is accepting applications for a full-time Outreach and Community Coordinator. This position is possible through the partnership with Americorp VISTA . The Outreach and Community Coordinator, as the principal outreach staff person, will be responsible for creating volunteer pathways, engaging new Charlotte residents and leveraging other partner organization programs. In addition, the Outreach and Community Coordinator should help guide and inform volunteers and community as objectives evolve and opportunities become available.

Applicants should have a passion for Charlotte and the downtown community, as well as the knowledge and capacity to help run and support volunteer-lead programming.

This individual will be compensated a living stipend of $12,278, paid in biweekly installments of $472. Also, you will be awarded an End of Service Award, which can provide $6,000+ for student loan debt or a cash stipend of $1,800, for anyone who completes a full year of service with Americorp.

The position will be full time for the contract period. The contract can potentially be renewed for a second year.

The VISTA hire will be tasked with the following objectives:

Engage new demographics in Charlotte to increase participation with CharlotteRising and CharlotteRising programming.

*Create new networks throughout Charlotte to become a more inclusive organization and cater to all socio-economic groups and other demographics  

*Create programming to engage new markets and their interests

*Support current programming through reliable and knowledgeable contact

*Use multiple forms of media to create a strategy of engagement

Support community partners with programs that align with the vision and mission of CharlotteRising to help build capacity and partnership efforts.

*Participate in and attend meetings of partner organizations to help support programs that work to achieve CharlotteRising’s vision and mission

*Obtain knowledge about programs and events in the community to be a stronger resource for Charlotte residents

*Promote opportunities and give updates on CharlotteRising to members of partner organizations

*Support community projects and initiatives through newly-formed community networks for unreached markets

Applicants must be entrepreneurial, energetic, imaginative, well organized and capable of functioning effectively in a fast-paced setting.

Submit resume, cover letter and application from website to lbarna@charlotterising.com.

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