Community Resources Manager
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Develops partnership relationships between schools, churches, community, neighborhood, county government, and advocacy groups, non-profit organizations and health care providers to provide proper and efficient distribution of community resources.
- Promotes public awareness of assistance resources; promotes self-sufficiency, volunteerism, internships, and community development.
- Assists in developing resources on behalf of the community through fundraising and grant writing.
- Acts as an advocate for children, families, the elderly, disabled, homeless, immigrants and other special members of the community.
- Analyzes programs to measure success, eliminate duplication, and identify partnership opportunities.
- Creates and facilitates relative group meetings; and attends division meetings.
- Participates on relative group boards and committees to promote effective community-wide resources coordination.
- Supervises and trains staff.
- Assists other City departments with people in crisis and special projects.
- Facilitates the pick-up and distribution of donated items.
- Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of the services available throughout the community, and understanding the needs of a particular clientele.
- Knowledge of community resources appropriate to compilation of information.
- Skill in presenting research findings, statistical data, and recommendations clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
- Skill in consensus building and brainstorming ideas.
- Skill in coordinating and facilitating meetings.
- Skill in written communications.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Education, Public Relations or Social Services or a related field, and five (5) years supervisory experience in the administration of related social services programs, or any equivalent combination of training and experience required. Master’s degree preferred. A valid Florida drive’s license is required.
Last revision date: May 2008