Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • 09-Nov-2020 to 30-Nov-2020 (CST)
  • Save Our Sons STL City
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is seeking a qualified individual to work as a Community Organization Specialist to support the Save Our Sons program.

The Community Organization Specialist works with community action groups to coordinate and develop programs for neighborhood and community stabilization.

The Specialist will assist in identifying, researching, defining, and analyzing community needs and challenges. Act as a liaison to affiliate organizations and other community groups to provide information and resources to the community. Coordinate and host community events in partnership with other agencies. Establish and maintain a database of community partners with which to coordinate events. Collect information regarding demographics of attendees of hosted events. Establish and maintain pre and post-tests related to hosted events and activities. Implement ongoing departmental programs consistent with the Agency's mission. Assist in identifying community resources to undertake collaborative efforts. Perform the day-to-day operations of the program to meet contractual goals and objectives, as well as, perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates must have the ability to improve existing programs as well as create new programs; demonstrate tact and discretion in preparing, disclosing, and handling information of a confidential and sensitive nature; establish work priorities and remain flexible; efficiently respond in a calm and effective manner to a variety of demands and projects; communicate clearly and distinctly with visitors and telephone callers, provide courteous information and service to the public, organize and maintain record and filing systems; type correspondence accurately; work independently and make sound decisions.

The above knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience. Education background should equivocate minimally to a Bachelor Degree in social work or related human service filed. Courses in public administration and two years of experience working with disadvantaged, low income clients and the general community are desirable.

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