Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V
Community Relations and Engagement Specialist (Personal Services)
Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas empowers self-reliance and inspires hope. As a church without walls, we do this through personalized housing, ministry, health, and human services that benefit vulnerable individuals, their families and the community. Founded in 1896 in Baltimore, MD by social reformers, Ballington and Maud Booth, we were one of the first of over 30 affiliates of Volunteers of America – one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations.
Our founders envisioned a movement dedicated to reaching and uplifting the American people. On behalf of the organization, the Booths pledged “to go wherever we are needed and do whatever comes to hand”. Their declaration continues to guide Volunteers of America's impact on “Helping America's most vulnerable”.
Through a dedicated and committed team of more than 850 employees and thousands of volunteers, we provide critical care, support services and hope to thousands of people each year throughout Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and the Carolinas. We firmly believe our employees drive the success of the organization. Through our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, we endeavor to attract, engage and retain qualified, diverse, compassionate individuals to join our journey and experience a work environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.
The Community Relations and Engagement Specialist is responsible for building relationships with existing referral sources regionally and identifying new sources for the sole purpose of increasing the number of persons served VOACC's behavioral health services throughout our regions. Further, engaging in community activities to educate on VOACC therapeutic model. Finally, in collaboration with program leadership, will create and participate/lead direct consumer engagement and attractions that identifies, links, aligns, maintains, and grows the reputation of VOACC's behavioral health services as an agency of choice.
Consumer Attraction Engagement
Person Centered Branding
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The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.