The NAC Organizer will effectively represent The Partnership CDC in the community. The NAC Organizer will attend all (or as many) community meetings including block captains meetings, town watch, police advisory board, etc. and coordinate participation in community events such as community fairs, block clean-ups, tree plantings, etc. The NAC Organizer will also assist with special awareness campaigns such as the energy conservation program.
The NAC Organizer has internal contacts with the entire administrative staff and external contact with community organizations, vendors, and contract administrators. This position has access to sensitive company and community information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism.
The NAC Organizer is a member of the NAC department and will report to the NAC Coordinator and participate in department activities as necessary.
A. Community Meetings
Monthly attendance at the following community meetings:
18 th District Police Advisory Council
16 th District Police Advisory Council
12 th District Police Advisory Council
West Philadelphia Coalition of Neighborhood & Businesses
Cobbs Creek Block Captain Association
United Block Captains Association
KingsessingRecreationCenter Advisory Board
CedarPark Civic Association
Garden Court Community Association
East Parkside Historic Preservation Coalition
Haddington Cobbs Creek CDC – Community Meetings
W. Philadelphia High School Sustainability Circle
52 nd Street Arts & Culture Committee
Friends of Malcolm X Park
60 th Street Business Association
Elwyn Community Advisory Board
WPEB Community Radio Planning Meetings
W. Philadelphia Tool Library Advisory Board
40 th Street Arts in Residence
Friends of ClarkPark
Suggested community meeting list is not exhaustive with additions/deletions made in consultation with NAC Coordinator based on need and opportunity.
Attend monthly mandatory community meetings during evening hours as necessary.
Utilize monthly community meetings to promote The Partnership CDC services and community awareness.
Meet established attendance goals.
Complete and submit a written meeting report form by 3:00 pm the next business day following the attendance at the applicable community meeting.
Create and maintain a NAC resource directory.
Create and maintain files for all assigned community groups to include meeting agendas, meeting minutes, general information, and flyers.
Recruit twenty (20) new clients per month for various TPCDC programs.
Complete and forward a "client referral form" per established procedure.
Organize and host a monthly "Open House" designed to educate the community on TPCDC programs and services.
C. Community Support
Assist 60 th Street Business Association with monthly clean-ups.
Support Green Tree Planting Projects.
Present to faith-based organizations on behalf of TPCDC programs.
Research and establish relationships with community organizations where TPCDC programs would offer support in support of our mission.
Attend relevant workshops as necessary to maintain professional knowledge.
Adheres to the CDC's security guidelines and ensures the appropriate handling of sensitive client information.
Facilitates and attends relevant staff meetings to promote communication and execution of goals.
Completes special projects specific to the function of the department or as needed for the department as directed by the NAC Coordinator.
Other duties as assigned within the scope of position expectations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrates ability to carefully set priorities, meet deadlines, delegate appropriately, and schedule time efficiently.
Ability to operate a computer and use a variety of common software programs including Microsoft Office products.
Ability to speak effectively to groups and communicate the value of TPCDC services to the community.
Demonstrates political savvy in establishing key community relationships to promote TPCDC mission.
Ability to negotiate effectively and professionally.
Knowledge of city services and uses resources effectively.
General compassion for helping others.
Familiarity with operating office equipment and standard clerical practices.
Demonstrates ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Demonstrates ability to work with other people through a cooperative effort and practice effective conflict resolution.
Possesses strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated by compassionate, courteous, cordial, cooperative, and professional interaction with co-workers, external business partners, and the community.
Adheres to all CDC and departmental policies and procedures.
Attends all CDC in-services as required.
Experience, Education, and Licensure
Minimum Experience : 2 - 5 years relevant experience with emphasis on community services and programs. Preferably in a non-profit community based setting.
Minimum Education: 4-year college degree or High School diploma with equivalent related experience.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or equipment; reach with hands and arms; balance; talk or hear. The employee will occasionally climb stairs; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; taste or smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include frequent reading and close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.