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Community Engagement Specialist

Midtown Neighborhood Association

Last Updated: 12/21/21

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference locally? You could help influence how the future of Midtown as our next Community Engagement Specialist.

This role requires the following:

  • Talk with strangers and the public daily in-person and on the phone
  • Try new strategies to provide safety programs and engagement programs for residents of Midtown
  • Be open to listening to residents support them as they address concerns or voice needs for change
  • Always be open to accepting feedback from the community
The ideal candidate will be...
  • Open to learning about the community and him/herself and grow
  • Comfortable engaging directly (in person, by email, and on the phone) when talking with residents whom you may not know and might have different lived experiences
  • Working closely with the Executive Director and is willing to speak up when he or she does not understand a task or project
  • Interest in learning about the working environment of a non-profit and how the organization works with the City of GR and other partners
  • Skill in writing and messaging (website, social media posts, and engagement program material)
  • Able to work independently with guidance after a brief training period
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Social Media Platforms
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Community Engagement Specialist will work with the Executive Director to provide safety programming and engagement activities throughout the Midtown Neighborhood.



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Midtown Neighborhood Association We are a neighborhood organization registered as a non-profit. We receive funding from the federal government via the Department of Housing and Urban Development and allocated via the City of Grand Rapids commissioners. We are one of a dozen or so other funded neighborhood associations. Most neighborhoods in Grand Rapids have a functioning association (whether fun...