Community Outreach Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512251-867239
    • Job Location: Marietta, GA
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 26, 2023
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Job Description:

The Community Outreach Specialist will be an integral member of the Programs Team at Tommy Nobis Center to drive in referrals for services through community-based outreach. The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for the planning, marketing, and delivery of program-based activities and events to meet the needs of persons with disabilities and their families.

Through outreach activities the Community Outreach Specialist will identify new partnership opportunities, build relationships with community partners and employers, and identify referrals of those who would benefit from educational, training, and employment services offered through Tommy Nobis Center. The position will also be responsible for the delivery of the EYES ConNect Services and EYES School-Break and Summer program. This position requires evening and weekend work as frequent as 2-3 times a week.

Experience and Skills:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with.
  • Flexible schedule to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or priorities.
  • Understands business analytics and metrics for goal attainment.
  • Ability to support individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment in a work environment.
  • Proficiency with other Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Strong Customer Skills.
  • A Georgia driver’s license required with clean driving record (MVR).
  • Must pass drug screen and background check.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in social services, communications, business administration, or other closely related field as appropriate.
  • 2-3 Years of experience in marketing, sales, event planning, and/or other closely related transferrable skills and experience.


  • Six (6) months of experience providing behavioral health related services to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
  • Experience in business management, event planning, marketing or sales desired
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships.
  • Experience driving organizational performance and goal achievement.
  • Have the experience, training, education, or skills necessary to meet the individual’s needs

Core Competencies:

Safety Focus

Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices.

Ethics & Integrity

Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

Results Focus & Initiative

Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done.

Decision Making & Judgment

Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.


Promotes organizational mission and goals and shows the way to achieve them.

Fiscal Accountability

Follows fiscal guidelines, regulations, principles, and standards when committing fiscal resources or processing financial transactions.

Adaptability & Flexibility

Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

Special Skills/Abilities:


Ability to work well with persons with disabilities.

Written Communications:

Strong written communication skills required to maintain quality documentation and effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals.


Ability to use spreadsheets to maintain material records and accurately report employee time on job. Requires the use of management information system associated with a manufacturing operation.

Oral Communications:

Ability to communicate with persons with disabilities, including individuals who are unable to understand written communication. Ability to conduct tours, greet visitors, potential customers, etc.


Should be able to motivate employees , promote productivity, ensure safety, and provide good example of work habits


Ability to stay focused, prioritize work and complete job requirements in a timely manner


Strong problem-solving skills required to develop strategies to overcome obstacles and problems. A commonsense attitude in making decisions.

Mental Effort:

Ability to do detail work with basic math functions and writing skills to complete reports and other documentations. Frequent interruptions and multiple distractions. Ability to multi-task and make quick decisions


This job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. They may be subject to change at any time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.