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Community Engagement Coordinator

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Cradles to Crayons
Newton, MA
Publicado hace 24 días


The Community Engagement Coordinator (“Coordinator”) is responsible for organizing and supporting volunteer engagement and product collection opportunities in the community.

They will use community donation drop off locations as resources for acquiring recycled product and providing community-based engagement opportunities. The Coordinator will provide meaning and direction to their “community networkers”, as well as tools to lead efforts in their community (i.e. marketing and communication resources, successful collection models, and ways to build upon strengthens). They will be working on multiple projects at the same time, so attention to detail and organizational skills are critical.

This role is a 40 hour/week position and includes working one weekend day throughout the Spring and Fall (September-November, April-May) since the majority of Spring/Fall events are on the weekend.


Community Organizing and Volunteer Management

·      Expand Cradles to Crayons’ presence and engagement level in targeted communities by establishing new partnerships, annual events, volunteer bases and supporting donation drives.

·      Coordinate and execute Collect & Sorts (community-wide volunteer events) including logistics, invitation lists, program planning, site visits, and follow-up.  

·      Organize and unite “Community Champions” under a common goal of achieving full Cradles to Crayons engagement in target communities

·      Support in the maintenance of positive donor relationships through positive interaction, timely follow-up and excellent customer service skills.

·      Drive our Cradles to Crayons van to support donation pick-ups or to transport supplies for volunteer events.

Communications & Event Promotion

·      Create communication materials to support initiatives and programs in line with Cradles to Crayons branding standards in collaboration with the Marketing Team.

·      Create and manage email blasts through Salesfusion to promote community events to targeted audiences.

·      Represent Cradles to Crayons in public-facing meetings and presentations.

Data Management

·      Record all community engagement events in Salesforce for tracking of C2C’s presence across Massachusetts’s communities.

·      Track personal donation acquisition and community networking goals to allow better understanding of the Giving Factory’s inventory management and team’s performance.

Team and Organizational Support

·      Serve as a member of the Community Engagement Team and support efforts to reach recycled donation acquisition goals.

·      Update Manager of Community Engagement on progress of assigned projects. Identify challenges to help redirect strategic approach.

·      Assist with general Cradles to Crayons operations and signature events as necessary.

·      Model and lead a positive “One Cradles” culture, underpinned by Cradles’ Cultural Values and related behaviors.

·      Lead a volunteer shift in the Giving Factory once a week or as schedule allows.

·      Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • 1-2 years experience working with non-profit, political campaign, or other grassroots organizing efforts.

·      Proven networking and relationship-building skills.

·      Proven written, verbal and communication skills.

·      Excellent customer service skills including the ability to communicate with external stakeholders in a courteous and professional manner.

·      Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; Self-motivated, resourceful, and the ability to multi-task and be highly attentive to detail.

·      Strong commitment to Cradles to Crayons’ mission and a passion for non-profit work.

·      Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance, access to a vehicle, and a clear driving record.

·      Easily walk up and down stairs, bend down, reach, push and pull and lift up to 40 lbs.

·      Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Communications, Business, Organizational Development or any other relevant field.


Cradles to Crayons has a COVID vaccine requirement for all staff. We are committed to a safe workplace and doing our part to address the pandemic.


Diversity and Inclusiveness are core values at Cradles to Crayons, and we continuously strive to be a team where everyone feels welcome and supported. It is the policy of Cradles to Crayons to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information and/or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Individuals from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Working Conditions:

This role is primarily based in an office setting, or out in the community. Approximately 10-15% of the time is spent in the Giving Factory warehouse. Normal changes in temperature are to be expected while working inside the warehouse or outside, on or around the loading dock. There are no hazardous or significantly unpleasant conditions.  


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made by Cradles to Crayons which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others, or which impose undue hardships on the organization. 


The Community Engagement Coordinator (“Coordinator”) is responsible for organizing and supporting volunteer engagement and product collection opportunities in the community.

They will use community donation drop…

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281 Newtonville Ave, Newtonville, MA 02460, USA

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