Community Outreach Specialist
The community outreach specialist (COS) works to engage and educate the community about the organization and its services. The COS will expand awareness of, and access to A Step Ahead services for all women with a particular focus on representing the organization to specific audiences. The COS will represent the organization at community events, health fairs, and other speaking engagements, as well as at various institutions including community colleges, trade schools, universities, community partners, and other places where young people congregate.
Duties may vary but will likely include:
Represents A Step Ahead at the Department of Human Services offices, health fairs, churches, parks, and college tables in a pleasant and knowledgeable manner
Answers call through the call center M-F, 8 am -5 pm, and schedules clients with appointments
Performs community outreach to raise visibility and awareness of the organization
Provides education to community members and partner organizations
Distributes appropriate marketing materials to appropriate locations
Assists staff in identifying new speaking opportunities and partnerships
Attends weekly staff and outreach meetings
Prepares weekly reports of outreach conducted
The ideal candidate has the following skills/experience:
Completed or working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., Public Health, Social Work, Education)
Excellent oral communication
An understanding of reproductive health
Experience with public speaking and presentations
A passion for community enhancement, engagement, and empowerment
A motivated self-starter and capable of working alone within a few weeks of starting
Fluent in Spanish (not required, but preferred)
Currently, the position is hybrid and will work from home and office though most work is conducted in the community. Travel will be required (within middle TN). Mileage will be reimbursed.
15 days PTO
Monthly stipend to select benefits including health, vision, dental insurance, life insurance, dependent care credit, and FSA.
401K match available after one year of employment
Salary Range: $19-$23/hour
Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm
How To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Outreach” in the subject line.
A Step Ahead Foundation of Middle Tennessee is an equal provider of services and equal opportunity employer – CRA 1964 and ADA 1990.
Posted qualifications serve as a guide for candidate review and are not fixed. A Step Ahead reserves the right to deviate from posted credentials in determining what combination of candidate education, experience, and skills are best suited to a position.