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RECONNECT Outreach Coordinator
Position's Title
RECONNECT Outreach Coordinator
Number of Openings
1
Description
POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Outreach Coordinator will work directly with RECONNECT program manager to develop, coordinate and implement a variety of creative programming designed to place vulnerable persons (mainly young adults) on a pathway to self sufficiency and success through workforce development, therapeutic mentoring, and case management. In addition, the Outreach Coordinator will provide technical and administrative services to the Project RECONNECT team and their clients including, but not limited to: database management, grant writing assistance and creation of marketing materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Operations:
 Develop and implement innovative RECONNECT outreach and recruitment strategies
 Coordinate a vocational and job skills development youth program
 Create and facilitate workforce development trainings and workshops to vulnerable populations
 Form partnerships with community agencies and employers: coordinate volunteer placements, internships, job shadows, and tours of educational and professional organizations
 Assist with grant writing efforts and developing new sources of funding
 Utilize a database to track and report on client and program progress
 Communicate progress of clients and programs to program manager on a weekly basis
 Research and develop career opportunities and pathways for RECONNECT clients
 Attend community events, trainings and service programs on behalf of Project RECONNECT
 Mentor PR clients one on one and connect them to outside support agencies and organizations
 Maintain BCAC provided email account and internal online communications
 Maintain confidential paper and e-files of clients involved in RECONNECT programs




Required Skills
Qualifications:
 Bachelorís Degree or equivalent years of successful social service, program coordination or community outreach and development experience
 Ability to successfully connect with vulnerable populations including at risk young adults
 Solid computer skills: Microsoft Office, database management, professional writing
 Commitment to BCACís mission and the ability to articulate that mission as it relates to PR
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Valid Massachusetts driverís licen
Salary/Hourly Rate
20 per hour
Hours per Week
20-25
Start Date
End of May
Organization
Berkshire Community Action Council
Address
1531 East Street, Pittsfield MA 01201
Contact Person
Gail Winters
Phone
GWinters@bcacinc.org
Department
Human Resources
Additional Infomation
If interested in applying for the position, please send resume and cover letter to Human Resources Director, Gail Winters @ GWinters@bcacinc.org or mail to Berkshire Community Action Council at 1531 East Street, Pittsfield MA 01201.
For additional information, contact:

Career Services Center
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247-4100

 

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