Children's Services Outreach Specialist
Job Details
Experienced
WHRO - Norfolk, VA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 50%
Day
Education

Job Summary:

The Children’s Services Outreach Specialist is responsible for building relationships with schools and community organizations to promote WHRO services and to schedule, plan, and execute van and other Children’s Services programs.  The Children’s Services Outreach Specialist is also responsible for supporting other Children’s Services and Education Services initiatives.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the Children’s Services team members to schedule the WHRO STEM Van and WHRO Literacy Van.
  • Drive vans to various locations and provide programs to expand educational products and services to Title 1 school communities and military families. 
  • Manage documentation of Literacy, STEM and Environmental Van schedules
  • Develop and conduct curriculum-based STEM hands-on activities on location.
  • Develop relationships with Schools, Community Centers, Libraries and other community organizations
  • Provide on-going trainings for children, and parents at various locations on PBS Kids Resources.
  • Align PBS KIDS content to Virginia Standards of Learning.
  • Collect research through pre and post evaluations and prepare reports.
  • Assist with coordinating the PBS KIDS Writers Contest. 
  • Coordinate and implement activities for Reading Camps and STEM Camps
  • Organize and maintain all; Literacy Program materials and first book inventory
  • Provide assistance at defined community WHRO events. (Virginia Children’s Festival,; Junior Division Great Computer Challenge; Read Across America; The Month of the Military Child)
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to drive large vehicles.
  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings.
  • Customer service, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent technical and problem-solving skills

 

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree with two to five years of experience in a related education field.

 

Experience:

  • Teaching and community services experience

 

Physical Activities

  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Adjusting or moving objects up to 20 pounds in all directions.( up to 50pounds)
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Operating “large” motor vehicles or heavy equipment.
  • Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.
     

Environmental Conditions

  • Low temperatures.
  • High temperatures.
  • Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
  • Noisy environments.
  • Hazardous conditions.
  • Small and/or enclosed spaces.
     

Physical Demands

  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.
  • Light to medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds.
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