Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 02-Nov-2017 to 01-Dec-2017
  • - Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Community Outreach Coordinator will engage communities where Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity is providing homeownership and/or owner-occupied repair opportunities.  The position will communicate the opportunities, recruit applicants and support the homebuyers and homeowners throughout the application process.  The process includes but is not limited to:  cultivating, coaching, and communicating the application details. The Community Outreach Coordinator will cultivate and maintain strong neighborhood relationships with key stakeholders, like neighborhood associations and other community-based organizations, or partners working on behalf of neighborhood revitalization efforts. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Recruit and prequalify prospective applicants.
• Provide information to those interested in the program for homeownership and owner-occupied repairs.
• Keep detailed records of the application process of prospective homebuyers and owner-occupied repair households. 
• Organize and execute recruiting events for homeownership and home repairs.
• Attend neighborhood meetings to foster community relationships and represent Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity.
• Create and implement annual community outreach work plan with goals and specific strategies for increasing neighborhood support, engaging community leaders, stakeholders and residents, while tracking progress.
•         Identify emerging needs and issues that impact housing, economic independence, or community vitality; propose appropriate responses, including new programs or outreach efforts for Habitat to respond to these emerging neighborhood and household needs.
•         Inform and educate Habitat homebuyers to the neighborhood assets through classes or informational material.
• Assist Homeownership team with education classes- Including preparation, teaching, and locating speakers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

• Hold a high level knowledge of area resources (such as nonprofits and government agencies)
• Flexibility of schedule, since this position requires some night and weekend hours
• Knowledge of mortgage process and compliance regulations
• Ability to safely and legally operate a vehicle
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously with a strength in organization

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & CREDENTIALS

• Bachelor's degree in related field.
• Experience in community development and/or neighborhood engagement a plus.
• Experience in customer service a plus.
• Fluency in Spanish language is preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM THIS JOB

• Utilize the telephone and communicate with others, inside and out of the office environment
• Ability to be sedentary for extended periods of time
• Manual dexterity and visual acuity for computer keyboarding, office equipment use, and detailed reports and information

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