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Community Development/Outreach Specialist

Company: Southwest Human Development Inc
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Our Family Support Services department is seeking a Community Development/Outreach Specialist to coordinate home visitation referrals and outreach to parents of young children for home visitation programs throughout Maricopa County. This role will work closely with the Program Manager to build and maintain an alliance of family support/home visitation providers for expecting parents and families with children ages birth to five.
Primary Duties:

  • Conduct phone screens with families
  • Make referrals to home visitation programs and community resources
  • Maintain information in a database and generate reports to partners and funders
  • Follow up with families and community programs regarding services
  • Keep detailed records of phone interactions with families
  • Plan and staff community outreach activities to recruit families for home visitation services in Maricopa County


    • Associate's degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or other related specialized field.
    • Experience developing and maintaining strong working relationships with human service providers.

      • Experience working in the areas of community outreach / marketing - to include experience with public presenting (large & small groups) and developing and maintaining social media accounts.

        • Knowledge of child development, parenting education and community resources
        • Strong communication and writing skills

          • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows
          • Previous home visitation experience and/or close engagement with local home visitation or family support services is preferred.
          • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
          • Reliable transportation, valid driver's license in good standing, and proof of current auto insurance is required.

            Southwest Human Development ("SWHD") takes the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to protect each of us and the communities we serve. The COVID vaccinations have proven to be highly effective at protecting people from getting COVID-19 or from getting severely ill from it.
            All candidates must meet SWHD vaccination standards, including the COVID vaccine, for their program.
            Compensation: DOEEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Southwest Human Development Inc, Gilbert , Community Development/Outreach Specialist, Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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