The Shelter is hiring for the following position...


Community Engagement Coordinator: FT. The Shelter for Help in Emergency is seeking a well-qualified person with creative training & enthusiastic public speaking skills to join our team. This position will develop, manage, & coordinate all community engagement activities for the organization to raise the profile & enhance the delivery of agency services for clients and the community. Responsibilities include building relationships within the business, civic, faith, & other communities in an effort to encourage individual & group participation in support of the Shelter’s mission, as well as recruitment & oversight of volunteers for all agency activities. Must be highly organized & detail focused. Some weekend & evening availability required. Please send letter of interest, resume & reference list to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All application materials should be received by 7/17/20; position will remain open until filled. EOE 


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enhances community awareness of Shelter mission and services, agency needs, and volunteer opportunities
  • Recruits and screens volunteers providing services to clients and the agency
  • Outreach Event Planning and Marketing
  • Trains, schedules, and supervises volunteers
  • Trains, schedules, and supervises overnight and weekend manager staff
  • Participates in at least one community resource council or task force
  • Serves as a member of the Client Services Team and Outreach & Events Team
  • Collects and compiles statistical data on volunteer and activities
  • Assists with routine tasks of shelter program management
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director


Skills Required: 

B.A. or B.S. in Sociology or related field.  Two years experience in human services may be substituted for degree.  Prior experience in volunteering and/or with a community agency preferred.  The successful applicant will have the ability to plan and implement multiple concurrent projects, strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, superior time management skills and ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite programs. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to supervise others, and communicate with groups.  Well organized and responsible in carrying out position responsibilities.  Ability to handle crises in a calm and mature fashion, and relate in a compassionate and professional manner to a variety of persons in trying circumstances.  Prior experience with issues related to the mission of the shelter is highly desired.