Position: Full time Outreach
and Retention Specialist
With a history dating back to 1920, Center for
Family Services is an innovative non-profit organization committed to
uplifting individuals and families through an innovative continuum of
care. Headquartered in Camden City, New Jersey, Center for Family Services offers
specialized services in the following key areas: early childhood, supportive
housing, homeless prevention, family support, workforce development, grief and
traumatic loss, and several crisis hotlines.
In 2020, Center for Family Services was awarded
a 5-year implementation grant from the US Department of Health and Human
Services to implement the Fatherhood Family-Focused, Interconnected,
Resilient, and Essential demonstration grant to establish the
Framing Fatherhood program in Camden City. The target population for this
initiative is adult fathers (ages 18 and older) with children ages 24 and
younger. Through Framing Fatherhood, fathers in Camden will have access to
an array of services designed to promote or sustain healthy marriage and
relationships, strengthen positive father-child engagement, and
improve employment and economic stability. Center For Family Services will
build on existing partnerships to support the design, implementation, and
evaluation of Framing Fatherhood.
The Program Outreach and Retention Specialist
will be responsible for conducting outreach, marketing and communications,
recruitment and retention of participants, planning special events and
recognition activities, resource development, volunteer placement and the
planning of ongoing activities to support fathers and help them identify
and reduce barriers and increase strategies to support them as effective
fathers and role models.
Reports to: AVP,
Development & Public Relations
an annual outreach and recruitment plan, coordinated with the Program
program staff with consistent messaging and talking points to best
communicate the goals of Framing Fatherhood;
and implement participant recruitment and outreach activities in
partnership with staff, and current and potential community partners
statistics on participant recruitment efforts
a process that ensures recruitment events lead to participate intakes
and plan presentations and representing program at events
program information in response to all participant and partner inquiries
the Adobe Creative Suite to create marketing materials including posters,
brochures, flyers, social media images, etc. with consistent branding and
consistent messaging across various media
with printer to order materials/ track orders; submit invoices
outreach efforts and distribution of recruitment posters/flyers
in the creation of website content
and implement social media strategy via the Camden Promise Neighborhood
social media channels to increase participate engagement
in partnership with other Center For Family Services Camden City programs
to support and increase program participation Draft program success
stories and share across media channels
photography to highlight services and share stories of success
press releases for organizational events, program recruitment,
and distribute various communications and publications to participants
meetings, trainings and conferences that contribute to personal
development and the growth and improvement of the Framing Fatherhood
in regular supervision meetings
duties as assigned.
degree in communications, marketing, human services, or related field.
of two years' work experience in a nonprofit organization with an emphasis
on community outreach, volunteer recruitment, marketing, community and
oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present to
large and diverse audiences under various circumstances.
to multi-task, possession of excellent time management/organizational
skills and verbal/written communication skills.
All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center for Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.