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Community Outreach Coordinators (COCs) are responsible for researching and prospecting a high quality applicant pipeline of child-serving organizations for KaBOOM! grant opportunities across North America. COCs help develop partnerships that align KaBOOM! Funding Partners' interests with the KaBOOM! community build model and community needs. The COC provides support through the screening and selection process. COCs also act as a liaison between community groups and KaBOOM! by helping introduce and publicize KaBOOM! programs, vision and points of view.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Candidates should have skills in building coalitions among people, organizations and institutions, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time. Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish is strongly desired for this position.
A strong sense of personal responsibility for one's work and commitment to results is key. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position.
The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated team player who is flexible and able to bring a high level of energy to everything they do.
Strong organization, coordination, interpersonal, and communication skills are valued.
BA/BS degree is required along with at least 1-2 years of relevant experience in community outreach, client services, research, and/or community development.
KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring all kids have access to great places to play, especially those growing up in poverty in America. We know play is essential to child development and leads to a healthy future, so we work every day to ensure that kids living in underserved areas have access to the play they need to thrive. Our future depends on it!
KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to kaboom.org/careers and select Community Outreach Coordinator. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.