Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, this position is responsible for developing strategies and tactics for engaging volunteers in opportunities in the neighborhoods they live in.
As the Associate Director of Community Engagement (Special Projects), you’ll focus on parent and caregiver engagement within elementary schools. You’ll work side by side with school administrators, parents, caregivers, and community leaders to design effective volunteer opportunities in the school. You’ll support and train school administration in volunteer management best practices. The end goal? To improve educational outcomes in a neighborhood through community engagement.
This position is part of a multi-year pilot initiative to better execute community-building strategies that can eventually expand across all five boroughs. This position is an exciting opportunity to establish culturally competent standards and practices that lead to effective local community engagement.
Fluency in both Spanish and English is required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Salary range for this position begins at $65,000 and is flexible based on experience. Candidates at or well above the level of qualifications are encouraged to apply.
New York Cares offers a powerful benefit and vacation package, including Summer Fridays and an additional week off at the end of the year. We also celebrate pie day by hosting a major pie competition, so be prepared to show off your baking and/or eating skills.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the position in the subject line. New York Cares is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Peace Corps & AmeriCorps alumni are encouraged to apply.