Part-time Outreach Specialist; Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging – Richmond, VA

Non-profit organization is seeking to fill two part time positions.
Each position will serve a specific minority community targeted by the funding source.  Applicants need to be highly motivated to be able to recruit, guide and encourage volunteers in a breast cancer screening outreach program for older women.  The program will focus on underserved African American and Hispanic communities in the Greater Richmond area.
Applicants for the Hispanic community must be bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish in both oral and written communication.  
These positions are grant funded until January 31, 2011.  Each part time position will consist of about 15 hours/week working primarily in the field, recruiting and guiding volunteers, attending health fairs and other community events.    
Duties will include maintaining volunteer files, gathering and recording data on a laptop computer and reporting information to the project manager.  These positions will also be
actively involved in the new project’s team, recruitment and training of volunteers as well as helping to develop outreach materials.  Must be able to work independently, use a computer effectively and have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.  Some prior related work experience is highly desired.
Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma, GED or any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or GED.  A bachelor’s degree in human services, a related field, or any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience and
Submit cover letter and resume by Friday, February 19, 2010.  Send email to, fax to 804-649-2258 or mail to Human
Resources, Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging, 24 East
Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3733.  EOE/AA

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