Outreach Specialist

Job Title:  Outreach Specialist

Program:  Empowering Families Project (EFP)

Requirements: High school diploma; Preferred Bachelors in Marketing, Communications, or Public Relations, Bilingual English/Spanish

Experience: One year experience recruiting couples or families for similar organizations; previous experience with diverse and low-income populations. Extensive knowledge of the community, sales and direct marketing experience preferred.

Every family faces challenges. From bills to communication skills, to raising healthy, resilient children, we all need help to make our families stronger. Do you love helping families thrive? Are you a positive, outgoing, and persuasive person? Consider joining the Empowering Families Project, a dynamic, healthy marriage program and research project.

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Lead Outreach Coordinator, the Empowering Families Outreach Specialist will be responsible for recruiting couples into the program. They will be responsible for implementing the recruitment plan and bringing eligible couples in for intake and enrollment. This may include but is not limited to: direct recruitment of potential couples, developing and maintaining community-based organization referral systems, reminder calls regarding upcoming intake appointments, and development of marketing/recruitment strategies and materials. The Outreach Specialist will also be expected to participate in regular program meetings, supervision, and other trainings (e.g., domestic violence, child maltreatment, etc.). They will also be expected to follow all policies for the agency and the Empowering Families Program, including federal grant guidelines.

At The Parenting Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we provide services to meet the needs of children and parents alike. The Parenting Center was started in 1975 after the Junior League of Fort Worth formed the Tarrant County Child Abuse Task Force in response to the growing problem of child abuse and neglect in our community. We believe stronger families mean a stronger community.

Our Mission: To provide family members and professionals with the tools, resources and services to build successful families.

Our Vision: To be a catalyst for positive parenting and to END child abuse.

Partial List of Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and public speaking abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with deadlines.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and knowledge of cultural competency.
  • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with program staff and community
  • Must have own transportation, a valid Texas driver’s license, and auto liability insurance.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Photoshop preferred.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding client and agency business.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Hours: Full-time with ability to work some evenings and weekends.

Salary: Negotiable

Please include a cover letter. Specify the position for which you are applying and salary requirements.
Submit resume to: Stephanie Warren, Empowering Families Project Director

The Parenting Center

2928 W 5th Street

Fort Worth, TX 76107

swarren@theparentingcenter.org   or   Fax 817-332-6489

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