HELP WANTED:

Community Hub
Coordinator

Normal Heights United Methodist Church is looking for a community-minded San Diegan with strong leadership skills who strives to create connections, help others, and sees this as sacred work.

do you thrive on making connections with people?
do you love getting to know neighbors, assisting those in need, and want a community that values these things?
do you not only believe in, but more importantly work for, social justice?
are you a person of faith who sees yourself as having a call to care for your neighbors?
do you believe in doing all these things, and think your church should too?

purpose

It is the desire of the church that we become a hub where people from all walks of life have opportunities and a place to connect. Our mission for this project is to serve the community as a regional center where information about local resources is accessible. The Community Hub Coordinator will aid in making these visions possible. The purpose of this position is to coordinate, direct, organize and publicize events and projects at Normal Heights United Methodist Church and in the surrounding neighborhoods. A key element of this position will also be to consolidate and disseminate community resource information.

duties

 

  • Follow and support the passions of the people of NHUMC in order to develop long-term service connections that are meeting the needs in our community and world.
  • Work with staff and volunteers in visioning, goal-setting, and long range planning to accomplish our projects and objectives
  • Serve as a community liaison to network and maintain an up-to-date resource directory of local public, private and nonprofit organizations and their provided services
  • Network with the congregation and community organizations regarding mission, assistance and advocacy opportunities
  • Recruit and work with volunteers and local organizations to organize projects
  • Coordinate efforts to assist and advise community members who walk into the church seeking assistance
  • Oversee the budgets for all outreach projects.
  • Have a general awareness of resource development tasks (e.g. grants, fundraising, donors)
  • Work within the operational structure of the church
  • Be active within the life of the Normal Heights United Methodist Church which should include attendance at weekly staff meetings and regular attendance at Sunday morning worship

desired qualifications

Two or more years of experience (volunteer and/or paid) in social services delivery or coordination
– or –
Formal education in (or working towards) social services, communication, or a related field

 

  • Be relational, connect well and be communicative with a welcoming, available, and friendly spirit
  • Work effectively and harmoniously with professional and church personnel
  • Experience working with at-risk target populations, diverse cultures, and families from varying socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills
  • Take initiative and be capable of working independently
  • Be flexible and creative
  • Knowledgeable about community events, schools, and organizations
  • Excellent communication skills: competency in email, phone calls, social media and in-person conversations
  • Experience using social media for networking and publicizing events
  • Multiple languages spoken is a plus

inquire

This is a 20-35 hour a week position at $20 an hour. If you think that this position may fit who you are, please email Pastor Brent by filling out this form…

Normal Heights United Methodist Church is a progressive, inclusive and growing church right off Adams Avenue in the heart of Normal Heights, and we’ve been in the middle of this neighborhood for over 100 years. We see ourselves as a neighborhood church that has been placed here to strengthen community, care for our neighbors and help all in need. We are currently looking for a Community Hub Coordinator to increase our care for our neighborhood in these areas: community, food, families, health, and housing.