Community Outreach Coordinator responsibilities: Identify contacts, and perform direct/ongoing outreach efforts with community organizations, businesses, churches, schools, hospitals, healthcare providers, and government officials for the purpose of enlisting them in the Violence Prevention Consortium (VPC) goal of enhancing the quality of life within families.
The intern would not only inform community "players" of the existence of the VPC and its mission and services, he/she would be responsible for actively following-up with contacts and reporting back to the advisory committee. These ongoing outreach efforts are designed to encourage participants to take specific measures within their own organizations that would contribute significantly to violence prevention efforts. All efforts are aimed at strengthening families and keeping children from becoming involved or influenced by street violence.
The Coordinator will need to attend mandatory monthly committee meetings to provide the group with updates on recent outreach efforts and to assist with the identification of community "players". This position will specifically shadow the Director of Outreach and serve as "right arm" by preparing for meetings, attending meetings, supporting media relations and correspondence, budget management, personnel management, etc.