Outreach Manager - Indiana Youth Institute
- 10-Jan-2022 to 11-Feb-2022
- - Indiana Youth Institute
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Salary is competitive and commensurate with the level of experience
- Full Time
- strong benefits package
IYI is looking for an Outreach Manager who:
- Is passionate about improving the lives of Indiana's youth.
- Thrives on helping clients achieve their goals.
- Values high quality customer service, effectively managing project timelines, budgets and relationships.
- Is a humble, coachable life-long learner that must be willing to embrace continuous improvement.
- Communicates effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
- Models discipline, professionalism and intense curiosity.
- Is committed to ensuring equitable outcomes for all of Indiana's youth
The Outreach Manager will serve as IYI's representative in our central region of Indiana to promote IYI's mission, engage youth workers with opportunities, facilitate collaborations, lead various projects and cultivate relationships. The mission of the Outreach Manager is to connect youth workers and youth serving organizations to IYI services and resources in order to have an impact on the healthy development of Indiana's children and youth.
Most of the work for this position is performed in the field, and extensive travel within the assigned region is necessary. The Outreach Manager will be based in a home office and from time-to-time additional hours over the standard work week may be required.
Key Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
- Attend coalition meetings related to IYIs mission and vision across the state
- Cultivate local relationships through 1:1 or small group meetings, meant to uncover, explore, and share core values and motivating interests of IYI's partners.
- Build relationships with key leaders in community, creating mutually beneficial opportunity sharing.
- Present to youth-serving organizations statewide on IYI and our services, opportunities, and engagements to further our organizational reach.
- Assist with organization-building skills through training, workshops, one-on-one strategic advising with coalition leaders in communities.
- Guide coalitions, organizations, or youth-serving individuals to understand and monitor progress of goals.
- Advocate for equitable policies and practices through data literacy and policy recommendations, in partnership with the Data team.
- Generate, manage, and drive qualified leads to the consulting department.
Event Coordination and Management
- Identify and recruit qualified speakers for Youth Worker Cafes through networking and support speakers through IYIs vetting process.
- Coordinate and organize planning meetings for every county in respective region (6-12 per region), including preparation of documents for the meeting, lunch, follow up notes, and related data for the county.
- Administer YWCs related to specific grant-funding
- Manage budget allotment for YWC program based on food, participants, and speaker fees.
- Analyze and track YWC participant data to identify gaps and areas of growth in participant engagement across the state.
- Track IYI-related relationships and their status via XRm, assuring individual information is up-to-date, accurate, and relevant.
- Brief team on weekly regional-related updates to find common themes, gaps, and opportunities for further engagement across IYI-defined regions.
- Document spending related to engagement and event coordination and management through monthly Expense Reports in Intacct.
- Establish and promote positive communication among all team members of IYI to increase collaboration and reduce inefficiencies.
- Professionally represent IYI at all times, providing courteous service to both internal and external constituents and presenting a positive image of IYI
- Complete other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in youth development, education, child welfare, family services, health, and/or juvenile justice
- Well-organized and self-directed, with ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities with great attention to detail.
- Proven ability to handle multiple projects and to work independently with minimum direction and work as a member or leader of a team.
- Self-discipline, a high level of independent judgment and decision making,
- Ability to build long-term, trusting working relationships with diverse individuals and communities
- Experience facilitating group workshops is a plus.
- Required to travel approximately 40% of time to meet agency needs (often in places of employment), attend conferences and meetings, etc. Travel is generally within Central Indiana.
- Must have reliable transportation. Drivers of privately owned vehicles must have valid driver's license and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.
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