Guilford Nonprofit Consortium

Community Engagement Specialist

Community Housing Solutions of Guilford, Inc.
May 9, 2023
Job Type
Inside Guilford County
Street Address
1031 Summit Avenue, Suite 1E-1
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This position works with CHS staff, volunteers, donors, and partners to support community awareness of CHS programs through marketing activities and coordination of volunteers.


Communications/Marketing Responsibilities:

  • Review, update, and maintain the CHS website utilizing WordPress
  • Review, update, and maintain CHS social media accounts to include Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Capture and create social media posts weekly that capture homeowner and volunteer experiences through photography, videos, and written testimonies.
  • Write, format and distribute CHS’s bi-monthly e-newsletter via Mailchimp
  • Collaborate with the Development Director to write, format and distribute CHS’s IMPACT report during the 1st quarter of each year
  • Write and format written communications used with donors, volunteers, partners, etc. to include acknowledgement letter (updated 1x per year) and quarterly printed newsletters
  • Review and edit all program materials, brochures, and graphics for community outreach purposes
  • Create communication and marketing materials for all signature events (Operation Inasmuch, Paint the Town, Ramp-A-Thon and Ambassadors Event)
  • Write and distribute press releases for signature events and any other significant CHS milestones or events
  • Work with videographer and CHS Development Director to coordinate filming of videos for the Ambassadors Event, website, etc.
  • Review and make any needed edits to homeowner satisfaction and impact survey wording

Volunteer Coordination:

  • Coordinate the logistics of our signature events for volunteers – Operation Inasmuch, Ramp-A-Thon, Paint the Town, and University of Virginia week
  • Schedule volunteer groups to work on home repairs and manage the volunteer calendar
  • Serve as primary contact for all volunteer groups sharing volunteer guidelines, construction safety policy, and the CHS volunteer waiver with all volunteer leaders
  • Take photos at volunteer projects and Signature Events to post on social media and use in marketing materials
  • Create thank you emails with photo attachments to email to volunteer group leader and all volunteers after a project is completed
  • Send out weekly MailChimp email to the CHS Weekday Crew of volunteers
  • If volunteers inquire about office work, connect them with CHS Program Specialist to see what opportunities are available for administrative tasks
  • Record and track volunteer contact information and hours in Neon database utilizing volunteer waivers
  • In conjunction with Development Director, plan and execute a volunteer appreciation event annually
  • Be available to serve as a CHS representative at community events that involve volunteer recruitment.



  • A high school diploma or GED required.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.


  • Networking within local community
  • Coordinating volunteer groups
  • Communicating with various stakeholders
  • Designing marketing pieces


  • Excellent organizational skills to handle multiple priorities throughout the day.
  • Interpersonal skills with an ability to work with homeowners, volunteers, donors, and staff.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and experience working with WordPress and Graphic Design platform of choice


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