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APEDF Community Outreach Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: One Africa! One Nation! Uhuru Flea Market

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Summary of Qualifications: Work under the supervision of the Outreach Chair. The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all literature for APEDF (festivals, store sales, special events) are strategically distributed within neighborhoods in the city. The Coordinator is also responsible for researching and leading the outdoor outreach (tabling and events) that promote APEDF programs and bring in new volunteer and program contacts.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop a calendar weekly identifying events, outreach & tabling opportunities, and bring the calendar to the meetings to sign people up. Follow-up with everyone to ensure they carry out the outreach. Report to the meetings on previous community outreach that has been completed.
  • Organize outreach committee members and volunteers to attend events and gatherings to promote APEDF work; make announcements and give out literature.
  • Attend and make reports to APEDF outreach and community meetings.
  • Make a plan for weekly postering and leafleting, focusing on the African communities of Philadelphia. Expand current poster routes.
  • Must attend APEDF community and sub=community meetings.

Knowledge, skills and other Characteristics:
  • Ability to win organizational support and promote the programs of APEDF.
  • Personable and people oriented.
  • Work collaboratively, team player.
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Detail oriented; able to prioritize tasks and manage time well.

Qualifications:
  • Basic computer and internet research proficiency or willingness to learn including managing simple Excel spreadsheets, Word documents and Google Docs.
  • Ability to follow up per POA {Plan of Action) timeline.

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About One Africa! One Nation! Uhuru Flea Market

Location:

832 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Mission Statement

The African People's Education & Defense Fund (APEDF) develops and institutionalizes programs to defend the human and civil rights of the African community, and to address the grave disparities in education, health, healthcare, and economic development faced by African people.

Description

The One Africa! One Nation Uhuru Flea Market (OAON Market) is an economic development institution of the APEDF. The OAON Market is a seasonal community market designed to support Black business both new and established, build a base of shoppers and supporters and build genuine economic develop opportunities where few opportunities are available. . During our April-October season we also have 2 large community events, Uhuru Health Festival and Uhuru Book Fair, both which organize the community around disparities in Health , Education and Economic Development.


APEDF is a black community-led non-profit that addresses the needs and interests of African people. African communities in the U.S. experience the highest rates of poverty, homelessness, unemployment and curable diseases. The African community faces the shortest life expectancy, attends under-resourced schools and lives in substandard housing.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Politics
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Politics

WHEN

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WHERE

Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19102

(39.95562,-75.16475)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-8 hours weekly

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