Outreach Coordinator

Job Description 

Job Title: Outreach Coordinator 

FLSA Status: Full Time - Non Exempt 

Department: Community Outreach Services

Reports to: Program Director

Supervisory Responsibilities: No 

Summary: Works closely with the Program Director of the Community-Based Homelessness Prevention Program to support the program’s outreach activities in the relevant community districts. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Development and implementation of an effective outreach plan for communicating with communities about the HomeBase Program.
  • Identify, develop, and maintain contacts with diverse representatives from several stakeholders in target communities such as community-based agency leaders, community social services providers, neighborhood associations, residents, and others.
  • Works with the Program Director to coordinate and engage in outreach activities, including researching agencies for homelessness prevention contacts, developing relationships with organizations in the community, and assisting in the development of new outreach methods.
  • Contribute to the assessment of community assets and needs in preventing homelessness.
  • Provide supervision and leadership to any additional outreach personnel and volunteers.
  • Assist in the development of electronic and print communication materials such as list-serves, fact sheets, flyers, brochures, mailing lists, directories, and other related materials.
  • Create and maintain a detailed work plan and report regularly on progress.
  • Provide general assistance with administrative tasks such as follow-up telephone calls, mailings, photocopying, and faxes.
  • Participates as instructor for the CCCS Financial Literacy Classes.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Attend Department and Program meetings as directed.

Working conditions and physical demands: 

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • To conduct home visits and outreach within NYC at least 50% of the time, individuals will use public transportation or traverse city streets, occasionally ascend/descend stairs, and be exposed to outside weather conditions. 
  • Ability to work with the public. 
  • Ability to position boxes/items at different levels that weigh up to 25 lbs. 
  • Remain stationary at a work station and use a computer at least 50% of the time. 
  • Potential to carry a laptop to offsite work locations. 


Education and/or experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in the field, bi-lingual English- Spanish preferred

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational and computer literate


Job Summary

Outreach Coordinator
Community Outreach Services (COS)
Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in the field

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and qualifications, and state their position of interest and desired compensation. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Please send resume and cover letter to: