Community Outreach and Program Coordinator

Posting Date: 04/15/2019
Job Category: Program Staff
Organization: StreetWise Partners
City Position is located: Detroit, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

StreetWise Partners currently serves the communities of New York City and Washington D.C. and aims to launch StreetWise Detroit in September 2019. The Detroit Community Outreach and Program Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating two StreetWise Partners mentoring programs per year for a total of 80 mentees. The coordinator will also serve as the lead for Detroit mentee recruitment by developing recruitment strategies, creating and maintaining strong relationships with community partners, collecting recruitment data, updating all recruitment collateral and assessment material, and facilitating mentee intake interviews.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other regional program coordinators to share lessons learned, creative ideas for problem solving, best practices and how to continuously improve service delivery.
  • Represent the organization with integrity and enthusiasm at events and conferences. 
  • Serve as a thought leader on mentoring and workforce development.
  • Bring creativity and curiosity to the job!
  • Provide supervisor with regular progress reports and updates on all projects.
  • Ability to work two evenings a week. 


  • Bachelor Degree or related experience in social services required. 
  • 2+ years working in social services; experience in mentoring or workforce development a plus.
  • Committed to social justice and racial equity. 
  • Strong communication and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of SalesForce or another database a plus
  • Ability to navigate different constituents and environments; capable of engaging volunteers, nonprofit partners and clients equally and effectively.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and to Dichondra Johnson at with Detroit Program Coordinator in the subject line. A full job description is available upon request. No calls please.  

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