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Community Advocate (Part-Time)

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My Brutha's Keeper Inc.

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My Brutha’s Keeper Inc. is searching for a talented and professional Community Advocate to assist in the planning and implementation of our outreach strategies. This person will primarily be responsible for connecting people in the broader community and MBK, Inc. by creating sponsorship agreements and cultivating relationships with businesses, individuals, and other relevant organizations. In addition, this person will work with the management team to develop and implement initiatives that will increase the organization visibility within the surrounding community, as well as educating the community about the work of the MBK, Inc. and it’s importance.

You need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and community-driven to take on this exciting role. This position requires an initial commitment of three months. All staff are expected to participate in weekly team meeting (in-person or virtually), have at least 5 hours of community contact per-week, and attend at least one event/tabling opportunity per quarter. Volunteers typically work 4-8 hrs per week, and 2-4 hours per event. The ideal person for this position is a visionary and someone that is dedicated to uplifting/serving those individuals in need.

Core Responsibilities:

Produce and coordinate community and program related activities, implement specific projects, and identify opportunities for collaboration.

Document community issues/interests, provide access to resources, engage and build community support/ buy-in to achieve issue resolution.

Build/maintain relationships and collaborations to implement and support Center and community activities with community

Implement and support community-based events to promote partner communities as vibrant

Build partnerships with local businesses and organizations.

Assist with marketing events open to the public organized by the Developer.

Solicit sponsorship for community events.

Encourage all participants to participate in some or all of the monthly activities. Maintain a record of participant attendance and analyze program success/failure.

Prepare or direct preparation of a robust monthly community newsletter in order to inform residents, families, prospects, and referral sources of major events at the community.

Update applicable websites with Lifestyle Information and utilize multiple communication methods to assist with marketing community events.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Associates degree in communications, marketing, business, or related fields.

Preferred experience of 1-3 years within non-profit fundraising or outreach activities.

Outstanding written communication and presentation skills.

Friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude.

Strong knowledge of social media and other basic marketing platforms.

Detail-orientated with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.

For more details on our organization, please visit our website. There you can find a volunteer application (Contact Us page) to be completed and returned via the methods provided within. Thank you for interest in joining My Brutha's Keeper Inc. and supporting our cause.
www.mybruthaskeeper.org

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About My Brutha's Keeper Inc.

Location:

PO Box 896, Millersville, MD 21108, US

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to encouraging and assisting men in their transition to becoming functional husbands, fathers, sons, and brothers.

Description

My Brutha's Keeper was established to provide a variety of supportive services to underserved men and youth of color. We believe everyone has the ability to transcend the barriers into which they're born and to motivate one another to live purposeful lives.

Inspired by the personal stories of struggle, perseverance, and the ultimate triumph of Darrell Wallace Jr., M.A., founder of My Brutha's Keeper Inc., our organization aims to create a brotherhood of support-through education, outreach, and mentorship-to help these men become leaders within their families and the community at large.

At My Brutha's Keeper Inc., we promote initiatives and raise much-needed funds to assist men in our community who need it most. We believe in taking action with urgency in order to raise public awareness about some of the most pressing issues facing men of color today.

Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.

Community
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This opportunity has a flexible schedule. However, to be most effective a commitment at minimum 2 days a week 4 Hrs a day.

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