Community Education & Outreach Coordinator

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Community Education & Outreach Coordinator 2017-05-12T09:40:49+00:00

Responsible For:

Training workshops and awareness events for Youth, Older Adults and Gatekeepers.


The Community Education & Outreach Coordinator’s role is to provide support to the Community Education & Outreach Manager for our ongoing Community Education & Outreach services in order for the agency to fulfill its mission of serving the isolated, despairing and suicidal through compassionate and non-judgmental listening. Specifically, this position will support suicide prevention education and resiliency skill building to Youth, Older Adults and Gatekeepers (those likely to be in contact with at risk populations).


  • Coordinate with Middle schools, High schools and other youth serving programs to deliver workshops.
  • Coordinate with retirement communities and independent assisted living programs or other community programs for seniors to deliver workshops directly to seniors
  • With the assistance of the Community Education & Outreach Manager develop curriculum directly associated with specific Outreach audiences.
  • Conduct ongoing research and review of suicide prevention literature to insure that the training materials include the most up-to-date statistics and services related to Youth, Older Adults and other populations at risk for suicide including risk factors, warning signs and related issues
  • Keep the Community Education & Outreach Manager and agency apprised of inventory levels of appropriate educational materials
  • Maintain and report appropriate statistics on Community Education & Outreach programs at the direction of the Community Education & Outreach Manager


  • Travel will be required to locations in which Outreach workshops will be conducted (servicing Greater Boston-128 belt and MetroWest communities)
  • Flexibility in working hours appropriate for responsibility for Community Education and Outreach is required
  • Flexibility in meeting demands and remaining positive during interactions is essential
  • Successfully completes the befriending training
  • Participation in industry related conferences as well as visits to other agencies, board members and donors may be necessary


  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make effective and persuasive presentations to at risk groups and other demographics as required
  • Ability to interact effectively with others
  • Functions well as a member of a team


  • BA or BS required
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a social service agency
  • Knowledge in suicide prevention preferred
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience working with a database (Raiser’s Edge a plus)
  • Previous work as a trainer/educator preferred

How to Apply

Please email your resume (saved as yourlastname_resume) and cover letter yourlastname_coverletter) explaining your interest in the position to with Community Education & Outreach Coordinator as the subject line.