Family Support Coordinator - Palo Alto, CA
Wounded Warrior Project - Palo Alto, CA
Wounded Warrior Project Alumni Applicants Only : If you are a Wounded Warrior Project Alumnus and wish to apply, please click here . Attach a copy of your resume along with the title of the position you are applying for. If you are not an Alumnus with Wounded Warrior Project please continue to the bottom of the page to submit your resume.

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Family Support program provides support and respite programs for family members, spouse, and/or caregiver. When a service member is wounded, the injury places tremendous stress on the individual’s family members, many of whom face a new role as full-time caregiver and advocate for recovery. These caregivers are integral to successful recovery, and as such need special programs and services to address their unique concerns and needs. We are looking to fill a full-time position devoted to assisting WWP’s Family Support program efforts.

Essential Job Functions:
Data input - maintain and update all WWP intranet electronic tracking systems, specifically the warrior and caregivers database (Salesforce).

Assist in communication coordination between warriors, family members, program staff and other external resources.

Locate potential family caregivers who may benefit from the Family Support program services.

Support WWP by acting as representatives at events for, or benefiting, WWP (ie: Alumni events, media opportunities, recreational events, fundraising events, etc.)

Regularly communicate, network, mentor, and outreach to wounded warriors and family caregivers in their local areas as the designated local WWP representative

Understand, contribute to, and spread word of the mission of WWP

Maintain regular communication with the Family Support Director.

Serve as a point of contact for warriors and their family caregivers.

Must have the ability and the dedication to travel in support of the Family Support Program.

Develop community support and to speak on behalf of WWP. Assist in all grassroots efforts and support specific campaigns as needed

Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

Self-motivated, positive, outgoing, personable and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups

Able to take initiative, multi-task, work well under pressure, and complete required assignments in a timely fashion

Excellent organizational skills

Demonstrated commitment to the organization and able to timely complete required assignments

Excellent verbal and written skills

Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work well under pressure

Exceptional interpersonal skills; team player, ability to communicate with diverse personalities, tactful, mature and flexible

Experience in or Knowledge of recovery from Traumatic injury, illness, or combat stress.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred. High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs, especially MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. A commitment to the mission of the Wounded Warrior Project.

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