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Outreach and Partnership Specialist

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Position: Outreach and Partnership Specialist

Supervisor: Program Director

Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 30 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community.

University Settlement Wellness Together program offers comprehensive services to home bound older adults at their homes and via technology. The multi-service program provides case assistance, case management, socialization and recreational opportunities, counseling services, legal services, etc. in house and via partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Nourish and cultivate partnerships with key stakeholders such as elected officials’ office, tenant associations, community boards, NYCHA, community organizations, hospitals to establish solid referral network.
  • Coordinate partnerships with existing programming partners to strengthen the relationship and execute programming plans.
  • Outreach to under-represented communities, especially the ones who are not affiliated with any senior center, NORC, or any other existing senior program.
  • Work with team members to coordinate volunteer services with an emphasize on technology readiness.
  • Represent and pitch the program at meetings, conferences, funder meetings, etc.
  • Assist with program activities
  • Participate in team meetings and coalition meetings
  • Attend professional development trainings
  • Keep up-to-date on all information and resources pertaining to older adults
  • Other duties as assigned by program director

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in related human services major
  • At least one to two years of experience or more working with older adults
  • Strong interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, patience, and professionalism
  • Social perceptiveness and empathy
  • Ability to build and maintain professional helping relationships
  • Ability to relate and communicate with diverse population and groups
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office
  • Must have strong attention to detail and able to work independently
  • Must demonstrate strong commitment to working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated ability to engage hard to reach populations
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required
  • Bilingual in Chinese or Spanish required

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits

Location: 189 Allen St. New York, NY 10002

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization.   We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.  

 

Position: Outreach and Partnership Specialist

Supervisor: Program Director

Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Chinese

or

Spanish

Required

Chinese

or

Spanish

Required

Location

On-site
184 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002, United States

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