Community Outreach Coordinator at Careerlink

| Omaha, NE
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The Community Outreach Coordinator position presents an extraordinary opportunity to develop and manage community focused programs in a dynamic organization poised for continued expansion of services to the community. Reporting to the Program Director, the Community Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for developing community centric programs-- managing, monitoring and evaluating the various components of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative to support Habitat Omaha's vision of deepening its community impact.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:

When engaging in community development, Habitat Omaha's work must be contextualized to the local community through community development practices and the following responsibilities:
• Plans and executes strategies to significantly increase relationships and stakeholder involvement;
• Builds and maintains strategic alliances and strong working partnerships with community based organizations, community action groups and local government departments;
• Identifies, cultivates, solicits and participates in strategy development and stewardship of selected

organizations working within focus neighborhoods;
• Manages, monitors and evaluates the various components of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative;
• Unites and partners with community stakeholders in their revitalization efforts;
• Leads the Habitat Homeowners Association (HOA), modeling behaviors and actions of a successful HOA including Association format, funding, leadership and project results;
• Participates in the community development planning processes from an assets based approach;
• Leads post-close efforts as they relate to home maintenance, and quality assurance, and develops and leads community education around the same;
• Leads community advocacy and outreach for home repair;
• Assists in efforts with Wills and Estate Planning for Habitat Homeowners
• Identifies and sources real estate acquisition opportunities through neighborhood networking and real estate research, including property identification and referrals;
• Serves as an articulate, enthusiastic and visible spokesperson for the organization;
• Makes all determinations or decisions concerning Habitat Omaha's participation as a stakeholder or a convener in any neighborhood we are working in;
• Leads communication efforts and collaborations between HHO and outside organizations when partnering for neighborhood revitalization efforts;
• Creates, sustains strong working partnerships and strategies with other members of the Habitat team and contributes to Habitat Omaha's culture of teamwork and cross-department collaboration;
• Manages internal and external expectations as they relate to neighborhood revitalization being a component of every staff member's role at Habitat Omaha
• Stay connected with Habitat International and participate in training calls and workshops or webinars as needed;
• Strategically attends neighborhood association and community meetings;
• Recruits community champions, by engaging volunteers and local advocates for Habitat's work;
• Develops neighborhood revitalization interns, practicum students or specialized volunteers to assist with post-close events, dedication events, and other duties as needed;
• Responsible for communication with neighbors ahead of Habitat Omaha's involvement whether due to a demolition, rehabilitation, renovation, event or other reasons.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:
• Interns and Volunteers as appropriate

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• A minimum of 3 years' experience in community development, including experience in housing or real estate development;
• Bachelor's Degree in urban affairs, urban planning , social work, , sociology, related field or equivalent work history;
• Some construction knowledge preferred
• Commitment to serving families with low-incomes and advancing the critical call for

affordable ownership housing;
• Proven success in researching and developing innovative, effective relationships with community based organizations;
• Excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail;
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with specific attend on relationship building;
• Ability to use advanced word processing and spreadsheet software;
• Experience leading groups of volunteers;
• In-depth understanding of gathering and reporting on quantitative and qualitative research;
• Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively;
• Demonstrated leadership skills to engage others in goal setting and meeting objectives.
• Weekend and evening work required;
• Ability to work independently with little supervision while maintaining timely communication with management and stakeholders.
• Local knowledge of the Greater Omaha community development organizations/departments.
• Humble, teachable and a good listener.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha (Habitat Omaha) actively recruits, employs, trains, compensates employees regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Habitat Omaha complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including workplace harassment.

At Habitat Omaha, we have a clear vision to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and to do their best work. Our vision is to see a world where everyone has a safe, affordable place to live, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees. Our dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected in the work that we do externally in the community, as well as internally with our employment practices.
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Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 441 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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