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Community Specialist

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Springboard To Opportunities | Hattiesburg, MS
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Springboard To Opportunities


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Published 14 days ago

Start Date

June 24, 2019

Application Deadline

June 10, 2019


Organization: Springboard To Opportunities is a 501©3 organization that connects families living in affordable housing with resources and programs to help with advancement in school, work, and life. Three main strategies guide the organization’s work: Springboard To Learning, Springboard To Community, and Springboard To Success. Springboard To Learning exposes children from birth to age 18 and their parents to the importance of learning and creates opportunities for them to experience high-quality learning activities. Springboard To Community provides a frontline of support for residents that have immediate crises which could potentially impact housing stability. Springboard To Success provides the support residents need to establish short and long term goals and plan for their future.


Position Title: Community Specialist (Hattiesburg, MS) - Overlook Apartments

Primary Purpose: The Community Specialist is responsible for implementing Springboard’s resident service programs (http://www.springboardto.org)

Essential Functions:

·        Support Springboard’s approach to providing effective resident programming: Resident-driven and collaborative.

·        Welcome new residents (and establish contact with existing residents); introduce and educate them to the resident services program.

·        Serve as a community resource and support to families. Maintaining ongoing follow-up and engagement as necessary.

·        Work with local community service programs to coordinate the provision of services and to tailor services to the needs and characteristics of residents.

·        Coordinate a regular, active community calendar of events aligned to Springboard’s strategies.

·        Work in collaboration (when requested) with Property management to resolve any day-to-day issues as well as unanticipated issues/crises.

Qualifications:

·        Have a minimum of 3 years work experience.

·        Demonstrated passion for families and individuals with limited financial resources.

·        Capacity to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Compensation: This is a part-time (20 hours/week) position - $12 hourly.

Springboard is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, relation, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. 


Organization: Springboard To Opportunities is a 501©3 organization that connects families living in affordable housing with resources and programs to help with advancement in school, work, and life. Three main strategies guide the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

How To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following email: freshperspectiveconsulting@gmail.com

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following email: freshperspectiveconsulting@gmail.com

Location

Hattiesburg, MS
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