Community Services Outreach Organizer, City of Philadelphia

Posted by City of Philadelphia on March 24, 2020

The Community Organizer is a position intended to lead efforts, align programs and leverage partnerships within the Community Services Cluster. This individual plays a critical role in engaging low-income community members in long term community improvement projects. Specifically, this individual will be responsible for providing community-based support for the Community Service Cluster.

Reporting directly to the Community Service Organizer Coordinator, this individual works with community members to identify community needs, attends meetings, recruits local volunteers and is responsible for building trust in the community.

Essential Functions

  • Develop, contribute and assist the implementation of community outreach and engagement plans to reach vulnerable communities.
  • Attend community meetings and events to provide information about and promote Community Services Cluster
  • Implement and support Community Services team organizing educational and outreach materials.
  • Build relationships through one on one meetings with residents and community stakeholders.
  • Develop, promote and maintain effective relations with key influencers and a variety of community organizations and partner agencies.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with community-based organizations, religious institutions, and key stakeholders to address community’s quality of life.
  • Manage and develop engagement and outreach metrics.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for projects.
  • Perform general outreach to area such as canvassing, and promotion of marketing materials.
  • Perform general outreach to area such as canvassing, and promotion of marketing materials.
  • Gather service requests from community and report them to 311 as needed.
  • Follow up with community regarding service requests.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

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