Neighborhood Community Engagement Coordinator

at Stark County Community Action Agency
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted August 24, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


POSITION CONCEPT:  Under general direction, responsible for providing leadership, direction, support and coordination to the overall day to day operations of the newly funded Neighborhood Opportunities and Aspiration Collaboration (NOAC) Initiative

The initiative’s goal is to demonstrate that through capacity building and empowerment of families with guidance and targeted supportive services and utilization of a strategic social determinants of health pathway approach child poverty can be impacted.

The Neighborhood Community Engagement Coordinator will also oversee the functioning of up to three part time Community Navigators, and must be able to effectively and efficiently coordinate, manage, administer and support the start-up and ongoing operation of the NOAC initiative.


  • Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the NOAC Initiative as directed by the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Harrisburg-Royal Neighborhood Association.
  • Establish and maintain community collaborative partnerships with residents, educational institutions, early childhood providers, social services organizations, non-profit, business entities within the target neighborhood.
  • Build meaningful relationship/connections with residents, education institutions, early childhood/daycare, social service organizations, non-profit organizations to support program coordination and service deliverables.
  • Develop comprehensive mapping of the target neighborhood characteristics based upon assessment.
  • Assume full responsibility for facilitation, implementation and achievement of NOAC project deliverables.
  • Organize, direct and conduct community based residential meetings.
  • Development of family and individual Pathway plans for self-sufficiency.
  • Participate in the hiring, onboarding, training and support of Community Navigators
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a necessity

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Training and /or Experience)

Bachelor’s Degree, with Masters preferred, with experience and emphasis in social work, volunteer management, community organizing and /or education or equivalent experience of 2-5 years in non-profit environment, with community development, and engagement experience essentially preferred. Valid Ohio Driver’s license, with reliable, and insured transportation for local travel; pre-employment background check and physical.