Community Outreach Liaison

 

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Description:

The  primary  role  of  a  state  Community  Outreach  Liaison  (COL)  is  to  act  as  the  liaison  between  the  organization  and  the   community.     The   target   objectives   are:     1)   to   interact   with   the   military   and   community   news   outlets   and   2)   to   representative   the   organization   at   information   tables   at   various   civilian   and   military   held   events   within   their   respective   local area and state.      Note:  If  the  size  of  a  state  warrants  multiple  volunteers,  this  role  could  be  divided  into  two.    The  National  Office   will  advise  if  this  is  necessary.

This  position  is  NOT  responsible  for  fundraising  efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete  understanding  of  the  organization  and  mission.
  • Communications  Outreach
    • Represents  the  organization  at  the  state  level  with  military  and  non-­‐military  media  contacts.
    • Educates  the  civilian  and  military  communities  about  who  we  are,  what  we  do,  and  how  we  do  it.
    • Develop   and   maintain   relationships   with   local   media   and   military   public   affair   offices   to   promote   the   organization.
    • Contributes  to  the  newsletter and blog.
  • Event  Outreach  
    • Identifies,   contacts,   and   maintains   a   list   of   potential   events   within   their   state   where   an   “Information   Table”   could   be   set   up   and   make   the   necessary   contacts/arrangements   to   be   in   attendance   at   such   events.
    • Works  with  organizations/businesses  who  have  contacted  Guardian  Angels  for  Soldier’s  Pet  (national  or   state   level)   requesting   our   presence   at   a   fundraiser   they   are   holding   where   the   organization   has   been   designated  to  receive  the  net  proceeds  from  such  event.
    • Submits  any  documents  required  to  be  prepared  by  an  Event  Host  in  order  for  our  participation  at  such   event  to  the  National  office  for  review  and  official  required  signature.
    • Recruit   volunteers   within   the   area   of   the   event   to   participate   at   a   specific   event   with   the   Information   Table  (if  necessary).
    • Works   with   the   National   Marketing Director   to   get   the   word   out   about   Guardian   Angels  for  Soldier’s  Pet’s  participation  at  these  events.
  • Understand,   follow,   and   adhere   to   the   Organization’s   mission,   purpose,   operating   procedures,   and   organizational  policies  and  guidelines.
  • Comfortable  using  and  access  to  MS  office  (such  as  Word,  Excel,  Power  Point,  Publisher) or equivalent software such as “Open Office” (compatible with MS Office software) and able to communicate via the internet, phone calls, and email.
  • Prepares   and   submits   a   monthly   “Volunteer   Time   Reporting”   document   to   the   National   office   (CEO   or   designated   representative)   which   consists   of   volunteer   hours   spent   on   behalf   of   the   organization,   and   activity   associated  with  such  hours.
  • Check the official assigned email account on a daily basis and log-in to the Volunteer Forum Board regularly
  • Maintain open communications with the assigned Regional or State volunteers and the National office on a timely basis either via the Volunteer Forum board, email, or phone.
  • Respond to any requests from the assigned Regional or State volunteers and/or the National office in a timely and professional manner.

Desired Skills:

  • A  passion  to  help  our  military  service  members,  veterans,  and  their  beloved  pets  plus  work  with  other  people   who  share  this  passion
  • Professional,   organized,   reliable,   able   to   work   with   a   diverse   group   of   people,   and   able   to   work   both   independently  and  as  part  of  a  team.
  • Event  planning  and  coordination  background  preferred  OR  Public  relations  or  military  public  affairs  background   preferred.
  • This  role  reports  to  the  National  Marketing/Communications  Director.      If  there  is  a  State  Director  in  place,  this   role  will  keep  the  state  director  “in  the  loop”  regarding  activities.
  • Able  to  commit  at  least  1  year  in  this  position

Estimated  Time  Per  Month:  averaging  20-­‐25  hours

To apply for this position, click here.