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Low Vision Services Outreach Coordinator

Job Details

Winston-Salem HQ - Winston Salem, NC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services

Outreach Coordinator

Position title: Outreach Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Programs and Community Low Vision Centers

Supervises: N/A

Position summary:

IFBs Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for connecting the organization with the surrounding community. Their duties include brainstorming potential partnerships or methods for engagement with the local community, maintaining a calendar for outreach events and working closely with community partners and IFB employees to plan and execute various outreach events.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Act as liaison between the low vision center and the community.
  • Will prepare and submit reports regarding all outreach activities.
  • Develop relationships with Eye Care Professionals (ECP).
  • Develop relationships with long-term care, assistive living, and nursing home facilities.
  • Offer educational presentations and demonstrations of low vision products to the community.
  • Provide tours of the low vision center and IFB solutions to the community.
  • Establish and maintain support groups relating to specific senior eye conditions internally and externally.
  • Develop and launch targeted media plan.
  • Assist blind and visually impaired staff with accessibility issues
  • Develop and maintain general knowledge concerning the principles of low vision and blindness including eye conditions/diseases and the use/operation of aids/appliances and equipment.
  • Communicate with clients, family/visitors, vendors, tours, and associates in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures while maintaining compliance with all regulatory requirements, including but not limited to HIPAA.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Organizational skills to maintain both paper and electronic records.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain flexibility.
  • Solid knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 45 pounds.
  • Must be able to travel 25%.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Service field/Education or Marketing required
  • Social Work experience a plus but not required.

ISO 5.3 Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities: IFB employees have the responsibility and authority to ensure to produce first quality products that meet our customer requirements.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. IFB Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, and disability or genetics

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