Service Coordinator – Part Time -15 Hours per Week

October 23, 2019

Website United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA

Service Coordinator

Part time: Monday Through Friday – 3 pm to 6 pm.

Great Second Job!

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Degree in Social Work or related field.  Experience in working with individuals, families and groups will be required.  The Community Organizer must possess strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse populations, and good communications skills.

UNC’s Community Organizer facilitates bringing public housing resident leaders and residents together to identify needs and develop resources in order to realize a common vision of self-sufficiency and independence.  Through the creation and strengthening of partnerships with community agencies and neighborhood groups, resources are enhanced and mutually beneficial strategies for solving problems are developed.

General Duties:

  • Network with residents to develop community leadership within the development
  • Work with leaders to identify community needs and develop programs on-site at each housing development; strengthen resident leadership skills.
  • Facilitate changing residents perceptions of themselves and their abilities; encourage a shift from seeing problems to seeing potential for themselves and their community.
  • Reach out to residents door-to-door; coordinate participation in neighborhood organizing and community building efforts.
  • Engage residents in community programs including the development of more resident leaders and coordinate community volunteers.
  • Help resident groups and community partners/contractors to build and strengthen partnerships.
  • Disseminate information about the work of the resident leadership groups and provide evaluation and recommendations for the continuation of their work.
  • Coordinate efforts with other UNC programs as appropriate.
  • Develop reporting and evaluation system in coordination with Community Services Director and Community Services Assistant Director to meet obligation of funders.
  • Meet regularly with Resident Leaders, Community Services Director and Administrative staff to develop community partnerships and strengthen organizing strategies.

 

Join the ranks of a GREAT Non-Profit organization committed to helping those in the communities we serve.  UNC offers our regular full and part-time employees a great benefits package to include a superior healthcare plan, dental. Generous holidays schedule, plenty of sick, vacation and personal days off, and a 5% contribution to your retirement plan. Apply now!

UNC of NEPA is equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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