JOB TITLE:
Community Engagement Manager/Faith-Based Strategic Partnership

HOURS:
This Position is Part Time (10-20 hours per week)

PROGRAM:
Advocacy/Community Education Team

SUPERVISED BY:
CEO

SUMMARY:

Serve as public advocate for the awareness of domestic violence issues and appropriate services. Coordinate with churches, ministries, and community-based organizations to provide presentations, trainings, and outreach events that educate the public about domestic violence and the Genesis Women’s Shelter Response. This position will assist in the creation of a Faith Community Coalition and serve as liaison to the Coalition.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain internal/external relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and skilled public speaker
  • Good organizational skills including:
    • Ability to multi-task projects and work under compressed time constraints
    • Ability to work independently and work well with team oriented projects
    • Results-oriented, attention to detail and timely follow-through
  • Possess visionary leadership skills in creative problem-solutions, as well as in developing innovative partnership opportunities with faith-based partners
  • Strong listening skills

RESONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the development of Faith Community Council coordinating ongoing activities of the Council.
  • Make connections and build positive relationships through community networking.
  • Assist in the development of educational/outreach materials and monthly events calendar, social media and newsletter.
  • Oversee crisis intervention and information and referrals provided via hotline and direct services as needed.
  • Responsible to build robust advocacy response to all survivors seeking services through Genesis.
  • Provide educational presentations to churches, faith leaders, ministries, volunteers/advocates, and other community-based organizations.
  • Schedule and attend various community outreach events to network with community service providers and spread awareness of Genesis Women’s Shelter’s domestic violence programs and services.
  • Facilitate training sessions for professionals, educators, faith leaders, and Genesis  volunteers/advocates.
  • Work closely with the Genesis Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and schedule new volunteers for Genesis activities.
  • Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolutions and how decisions are made.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates experience with and sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed

 

Qualified individuals should email their resume to resume@genesisshelter.org.