Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Requisition Number:2020-ET/Y-016
Department:Education, Training and Youth Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for connecting ABCD with Boston Public Schools, community organizations and any potential partner that house youth that are eligible for services. Recruit potential youth participants. Identify and develop collaborations and partnerships with Boston Public high schools and middle schools, social-service agencies, and non-traditional partners to increase awareness of youth services programs and for continuous outreach possibilities. Work with coordinators to identify, develop and maintain outreach/recruitment calendar. Monitor activities to ensure effective implementation according to program goals and objectives: Identify schools, health/social, civic/cultural and non-traditional events for outreach and recruitment of the target populations. Attend any event with potential participants and maintain recruitment lists for follow up calls and outreach activities. Maintain inventory and coordinate ordering and preparation of program supplies for outreach and recruitment. In collaboration with Intake Specialist, ensure full completion of application for youth by implementing and tracking follow up strategies. Connect participants’ guardians, school counselors, social worker, or any other partner to Youth Services Case Managers. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with one to three years of experience in human services required. Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or other related human services fields preferred. Familiarity with greater Boston area community, social service agencies, and non-traditional partners. Must be willing to travel and work extensively in diverse neighborhoods. Demonstrated leadership skills and entrepreneurial talents. Willing to take risks and develop new initiatives. Careful attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent communication skills as well as strong organizational, planning, and time management skills. Knowledge and skills using electronic database and spreadsheets including Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.