West Cancer Foundation is hiring!
Updated: Feb 24
Community Engagement & Outreach Coordinator
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 position 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.)
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.