Outreach Coordinator - Cohen Veterans Network
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Outreach Coordinator

Outreach Coordinator

San Diego, CA

The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for referral of clients to the Cohen Clinic through outreach to community partners including veteran-service organizations, military service organizations, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, law enforcement, educational institutions, the faith-based community and other local partners. The Outreach Coordinator will also participate in peer-to-peer communication, presentations, and other outreach engagements as needed. Recruitment will focus on reaching veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan wars and their family members.


Responsibilities:
• Conduct outreach with potential referral sources; foster positive ties with veteran, government, military and community organizations.
• Develop and implement effective outreach strategies to match the specific aims of the Military Family Clinic.
• Host and attend clinic and community events as a representative of the Military Family Clinic.
• Report outreach efforts weekly to the Outreach Manager and collaborate with clinical personnel to continuously improve the outreach process.
• Adheres to internal controls established and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualities:
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means. Ability to present a friendly and positive demeanor to parents, school personnel, licensing, staff and the general public. Ability to make public presentations.
• Ability to remain calm and maintain self-control in the midst of difficult circumstances and emergencies. Ability to respond in a professional manner in all situations.
• Ability to set work priorities and to evaluate and create solutions to work related problems. Ability to think analytically and evaluate the impact of decisions.
• Ability to plan ahead several months to a year. Ability to keep various on-going projects organized and files maintained accurately. Above normal levels of concentration and memory required. Requires good time management practices and the ability to meet multiple deadlines.
• Ability to train, evaluate and guide employees. Ability to delegate and ensure follow through. Ability to provide feedback in a respectful and constructive manner.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• 2-3 years in outreach and marketing activities. Significant military experience. Prior experience in mental health outreach within community and/or veteran organizations is preferred. Marketing experience is highly desirable. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Outgoing, pleasant, professional manner; the ability to create and maintain contacts in the community; and clear articulation in providing informative presentations about the Cohen Clinic.
• Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the employer’s sole discretion.
• Driver’s License with clear record.
• Must have daily use of a vehicle without prior notice.
• Must be available and willing to travel to various locations and with such frequency to conduct screenings and intakes at designated satellite locations. Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.
• Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Publisher, Access; PowerPoint a plus. 70 WPM, 98% accuracy.
• Strong math skills, 10 key by touch, proof reading skills.
• Knowledge of outreach and marketing strategies.

Covid-19 Requirements:

VVSD requires require all employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted (once, but may change per contract requirements) for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.

Job Benefits:

VVSD offers competitive pay and benefits including 12 paid holidays a year, paid vacation and paid sick leave, pension, health insurance, dental and vision plans.

Please Note:

  • If you were a client of VVSD, you must have been out of all programs for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Veterans Village of San Diego is an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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