Community Partnerships Coordinator

at Waldo Community Action Partners in Belfast, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Community Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for providing support and assistance in furthering the Agency’s mission by increasing visibility in the community. The coordinator works to strengthen volunteer engagement and relationships. The position provides support for community and Agency events and actively participates in community needs assessments and Results Oriented
Management Accountability (ROMA) activities. The position is responsible for supporting key Community Activities. 


Community Involvement
1. Assists with and supports program outreach by scheduling regular website reviews with agency leadership.
2. Works with the Development Director to further the Agency brand, message, and mission.
3. Supports Agency branding and messaging among WCAP staff and Board of Directors; assists with creating tools to support consistency and positively promote the role of WCAP programs in the community, including clearly defined impact.
4. Enhances Agency visibility in the community through the implementation of key events and activities.
5. Assists with the regular posting of Agency events on community calendars.
6. Works with the Development Director, CEO, other key staff, community focus groups, and Board to
produce Waldo County Community Needs Assessment.
7. Attends events representing the Agency and its programs, including tabling events in the community.
8. Assists and is responsible for community outreach efforts as assigned.

Volunteer and Donor Engagement
1. Assists with letters, e-mails, newsletters, and other scheduled correspondence to Agency volunteers and donors to promote communication with the community and maintain community relationships.
2. Assists with maintenance support of the Agency donor database, and preparing reports to the Development Director, CEO and or Sustainability Committee of the Board of Directors as requested.
3. Assists with annual appeal materials and distribution.
4. Assists with Maintaining the Agency volunteer database and manages general volunteer inquiries and
5. Assists with the annual Agency Volunteer Recognition Dinner.

Community Projects and Events
1. Coordinates community projects and initiatives, including Heroes 4 Hunger, Neighbor for Neighbor, and the Cinderella Project of Maine and other initiatives with other Agency staff.
2. Works with the Development Director and Executive Assistant on Agency events, including annual Agency Staff Day and other events as assigned.
3. Works within established budgets and timelines for events and activities. 

Administrative Support
1. Provides customer service to Agency callers and visitors when serving as back up for the Receptionist at the front desk.
2. Provides customer service to Agency callers and visitors when assisting other programs or for key events.
3. Assists with administrative tasks including minutes as assigned including department, agency and or committee meetings. 

Grants Support
1. Maintains familiarity with Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Results Oriented Management Accountability (ROMA); assists with reporting and data as assigned.
2. Supports and Assist with grant writing and proofreading as requested. Works with Chief Executive Officer and Development Director to submit grants and reporting.
3. Assists with grant tracking and reporting, maintaining history and files on grant applications Agency wide.

Professional Development
1. Participates in any required trainings, meetings and professional development activities.

Leadership & Teamwork
1. Builds cooperative goals and relationships of mutual trust.
2. Demonstrates effective communication skills in building relationships with all employees and clients.
3. Collaborates with all partner agencies to ensure effective communication processes across agencies.

Safety and Wellness
1. Actively promotes safety and accident prevention within the workplace.
2. Reports any unsafe conditions, incidents and/or accidents immediately.


General Requirements:
The following experience and skills are considered essential:
• Ability to meet WCAP background clearance requirements.
• Adequate transportation and ability to meet and maintain WCAP’s minimum insurance standards.

Experience and Skill Requirements:
The following experience and skills are considered essential:
• Three years office experience; In social service setting preferred.
• Project coordination experience preferred.
• Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and/or marketing experience
• Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Strong communication skills.
• Very strong writing skills and solid grammar skills are essential.
• Strong organizational/time management skills.
• Background in Communications, Marketing a plus and preferred.
• Must be able to work well under pressure and to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

Education Requirements:
The following education requirements are considered essential:

• Associates Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 

WCAP attempts to comply fully with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  These federal rules include anticipated OSHA standards and emergency temporary standards mandating employee COVID-19 vaccination, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring that teachers and staff at Head Start and Early Head Start programs be vaccinated no later than January 1, 2022.


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Job Posting: 646596

Posted On: Nov 30, 2021

Updated On: Dec 30, 2021