Outreach & Community Networking Coordinator


Essential Job Duties

  • Work with THRIVE leadership and staff to develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative community outreach plan.
  • Identify in-community needs of recovery community, and organize and oversee community events to meet these needs.
  • Work collaboratively with Director & staff to identify ongoing and new ways to address the needs of the recovery community.
  • Assist in managing, printing, purchasing and preparation of materials used for outreach programs
  • Keep communication open and continuous with agency, supervisor(s), staff & members of the team of new and important information that could support ongoing and development of new programs within the agency. Also keep agency apprised of new developments such as resources, organizations and agencies as they become available.
  • Attend & organize public, private & special outreach events. Develop, manage and coordinate setup and breakdown teams for said events. 
  • Provide information and literature about the program to potential clients
  • Record events (i.e. photos, videos, audio for social media purposes)
  • Responsible for collecting completed photo/video release forms
  • Provide monthly reports for agency and agency partners
  • Assist with marketing materials and social media management including the newsletter, website, and Facebook.

Experience and Education: 

  • Some college plus 3 years relevant experience OR Bachelors required.
  • Recovery Peer Advocate certification preferred.
  • Experience in marketing, community outreach, facility and events management
  • Knowledge of the Long Island recovering community
  • Computer proficient in MS Word and database systems.
  • Proven social media expertise.
  • Valid NYS driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly registered and insured in accordance with NYS DMV regulations.

Schedule:

  • Full-time, minimum of 35 hours per week.
  • Monday through Friday, some evenings and weekends required.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, life, supplemental life, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension.
  • Accessibility to other voluntary benefits such as TDA, flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer care and personal accident insurance.
  • 20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.