Nonprofit

Community Building Specialist

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Paramus, NJ
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Published 15 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 1, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Entry level
Salary
USD $50,000 - $60,000 / year
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Description

Join our team at Alpine Learning Group as our inaugural Community Building Specialist and play a pivotal role in fostering a strong and supportive community within our organization. We seek a dedicated individual passionate about building connections, nurturing relationships, and furthering a sense of belonging and inclusivity among staff and families whom we serve. 

This is an onsite, 40 hours/week position requiring occasional evening / weekend availability to lead and support community-building initiatives. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement initiatives furthering sense of community among staff and consumers.
  2. Organize regular events, activities, and social gatherings to promote organizational camaraderie, collaboration, and team spirit.
  3. Create and facilitate channels for staff and consumers to share their interests, talents, and experiences, nurturing  a sense of appreciation and mutual respect.
  4. In collaboration with Alpine’s DEI Committee, support development, coordination and implementation of initiatives and events to enhance awareness and program participation.
  5. Lead the planning and coordination of staff appreciation events, recognition programs, and community celebrations.
  6. Collaborate with department heads and team leaders to identify and address any barriers to community building within and across their respective teams.
  7. Act as a liaison between staff members and management, advocating for the needs and preferences of employees in community-building efforts.
  8. Evaluate and assess effectiveness of stakeholder satisfaction with community-building initiatives by conducting regular check-ins and surveys. 
  9. Build out an annual community engagement calendar with key events to foster engagement within and across departments for staff and consumers of our services.
  10. Partner with the Development team to develop initiatives that facilitate and encourage volunteerism at Alpine events.
  11. Develop and maintain communication channels (e.g., newsletters, online forums, social media groups) to facilitate ongoing engagement and connection among staff members and consumers.
  12. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather information and act as a liaison between Alpine and our external marketing agency.
  13. Stay informed about emerging trends and best practices in community building, employee engagement, and organizational culture.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, human resources, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in community building, organizational development, or employee engagement, preferably in a nonprofit or educational setting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of community and belonging in the workplace, with a passion for creating inclusive environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Strong organizational and event planning abilities, with attention to detail and a creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Empathy, compassion, and a genuine interest in supporting the well-being and happiness of others.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software applications. 
  • Deep familiarity with current social media landscape with demonstrated ability to stay up to date with the latest technologies and trends.
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends to accommodate community-building events and activities.

Join us in creating a vibrant and connected community where every staff member feels valued, supported, and inspired. Apply now to become our Community Building Specialist supporting us to foster a culture of belonging and togetherness within Alpine Learning Group. 

Alpine Learning Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace environment. We believe that diverse perspectives drive innovation and lead to better outcomes. We actively encourage individuals from all backgrounds, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, and disability status, to apply for positions within our organization. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for all qualified candidates and creating a welcoming atmosphere where every employee feels valued and respected.


Join our team at Alpine Learning Group as our inaugural Community Building Specialist and play a pivotal role in fostering a strong and supportive community within our organization. We seek a dedicated individual passionate about…

Benefits

Our staff is our greatest asset. Alpine offers a competitive total compensation package that reaches well beyond your paycheck, promoting your health and wellness, as well as industry-leading opportunities for growth and professional development.

We recruit, cultivate, and retain exceptional talent, and foster a collaborative environment where staff can engage in applied research, present at national and international conferences, and publish in peer-reviewed journals. We are committed to ensuring a diverse staff and culture, and encourage applications from all individuals dedicated to transforming the lives of individuals with autism and their families.

We offer the following benefits for F/T staff after minimum eligibility criteria are met:

·      Paid Professional Days (including 1 pre-approved personal choice day)

·      Generous Time Off in addition to 10 paid agency holidays

·      Annual Educational Assistance - Up to $3000 (Tuition Reimbursement) or $2000 (Student Loan Forgiveness)

·      PSLF/TEPSLF eligible organization

·      Highly affordable medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as pet insurance discount program

·      401K Profit Sharing plan

·      Employer-paid life and disability insurance

·      EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

·      Bagel Wednesdays and monthly boxed lunch!

Our staff is our greatest asset. Alpine offers a competitive total compensation package that reaches well beyond your paycheck, promoting your health and wellness, as well as…

Location

On-site
777 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652, USA

How to Apply

Please upload supporting PDF documents that include samples of any social media campaigns or community building events that you have spearheaded or coordinated.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Please upload supporting PDF documents that include samples of any social media campaigns or community building events that you have spearheaded or coordinated.

Applications…

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