Reports To: Director of Public Policy & Special Projects
Category: Non-exempt Hourly Rate: $18.56 per hour. Maximum hours per week are 37.5. Temporary position with opportunity for extension as funding allows.
Purpose: The Community Outreach Worker would provide community outreach, education, canvassing, and phone banking for the Take YOUR Shot vaccination campaign for Pima Council on Aging. Community Outreach Workers would be responsible for executing community organizing opportunities in Pima County.
Schedule: This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours weekly, temporarily for 4 months with the possibility of extension as funding is available.
PCOA Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity:
At Pima Council on Aging, we don’t just accept differences – their importance is one of our key values. We are committed to building a team that serves the community by representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we support diversity, foster equity, and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all.
Major Duties and Responsibilities: could include but are not limited to the following:
• Recruit, train, and oversee the work of volunteers and unpaid interns • Collect and report data on outreach, canvassing, and phone banking operations
• Participate in and assist in organizing door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, and pop-up community events
• Assist in scheduling volunteer shifts, appointments, and answering questions
• Engage with community members to educate on PCOA’s mission and available programming as needed
• Other duties as assigned
• High School Diploma or GED required
• Experience in community outreach, collaboration, and presentations
• Experience in data entry
• Possession of a valid Arizona driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and reliable transportation
• Ability to successfully obtain and maintain AZ Level 1 fingerprint clearance and Central Registry background clearance
• 1 year of professional experience related to project management, campaigning, community organizing, public policy, or advocacy.
• Knowledge of aging issues and resources available to older adults and their families
• Good organizational, program development, and project management skills
• Ability to speak Spanish
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong organization and time management
• Strong interpersonal communication with people in diverse communities
• Effective oral communication skills
• Adapts to change and is flexible
• This position is a flexible work from home position. Though PCOA’s typical work hours are between 8:30 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday, this position will be asked to work during evenings and on weekends as needed.
• Employee must be able to endure Arizona’s environmental pressures while in the field, including extreme heat, cold, or rain.
• While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to walk, stand, and occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities, required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Hearing requirements include ability to listen and respond appropriately to conversations in person or on the phone.
PCOA reserves the right to modify and interpret this position description. This description in no way implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This position description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise; the employment relationship remains “at-will.” The position requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.
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