Position Summary

We are searching for a talented and professional Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator to develop and manage all community outreach activities and programs. This person will represent West Cancer Foundation (WCF) and work with management team to develop and implement initiatives that increase our visibility in the Memphis MSA.  This person must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and community minded, and possess a passion for our mission and strong desire to have a direct impact on our community. Within the organization, this positions maintains collaborative relationships with the Executive Director and staff.  In conjunction with the WCF Board of Directors and the Community Engagement Committee (a sub-committee of the WCF Board) this position identifies, maintains and grows collaborative relationships with all stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Board and Executive Director, provide recommendations for programmatic growth
  • Plan, manage and execute all WCF programs, including administrative and reporting duties
  • Prepare an annual budget for community outreach activities
  • Assist Executive Director in the preparation of annual programs budget, board reports and annual report.
  • In conjunction with Executive Director, maintain active list of grant opportunities to fund programs, assist in execution of grant proposals, and collect and compile data needed for follow-up and reporting
  • Understand and continually identify barriers to cancer care through collaborations and regional and national research
  • Build, grow and nurture relationships with all organizations that have shared visions and are committed to changing health inequities in our community.  This includes, but is not limited to all hospital systems, oncology providers, primary care physicians, and Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Memphis area.
  • Schedule regular outreach opportunities in the community to maximize number of individuals reached and ensure marketing is aware of all scheduled activities
  • Create and implement program impact and metrics measurements
  • Manage, report and document all events and opportunities to reach the desired audience
  • Serve as point of contact for program attendee questions and requests
  • In partnership with marketing team, create and disseminate educational materials for each program, and overall outreach activities supported by WCF
  • Insure that WCF literature is distributed to all community partners, including mechanism to re-supply as needed
  • Work with marketing to ensure education and outreach content is continually updated and maintained on all media platforms and in printed materials
  • Maintain calendar of outreach activities, including community events, workshops, appearances and other communication opportunities
  • Manage and inventory all program supplies
  • Recruit, train, maintain and support volunteers and activities for community events while always looking to create additional opportunities to engage new volunteers
  • Manage detailed database of all volunteers
  • In conjunction with marketing team, suggest, provide and manage opportunities for volunteer appreciation
  • With discretion and within HIPPA guidelines, look for opportunities for individuals to serve as spokespersons for WCF
  • Attend and assist with all fundraising activities and events

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, nonprofit management or related field
  • Minimum three-years experience in health-related and/or nonprofit field
  • Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people and volunteers
  • Program development and project management experience along with programs evaluation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with emphasis on public speaking
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work independently as well as ability to manage and motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative on new tasks
  • Computer experience with the ability to learn new applications and programs quickly
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Experience using social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Master's degree in public health, health education, nonprofit management, social work or related field
  • Grant writing experience

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Travel:

  • Typical office environment with moderate noise level.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to stand, walk, reach, climb or balance, stoop or crouch, hand/wrist use, talk, see, and hear for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

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