The Children’s Museum of Richmond is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Community Outreach Coordinator to help us achieve our mission of inspiring growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. This is a full time position with benefits that is based out of the downtown location and reports to the Director of Education.
The Community Outreach Coordinator will build a cohesive approach to take the Museum mission outside of the physical space and into the community. The Coordinator will develop and maintain partner relationships with non-profit organizations, schools, and other community partners to determine the most effective methods of engagement. This position will manage the operation of CMoR’s Book Bank including managing book intake and distribution requests and operating the mobile book van. The Coordinator will work to develop a culturally diverse event calendar for both Museum locations and coordinate with all departments to support external programming including cultural performances, exhibit openings, and Special Nights. The Community Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for managing any applicable grants including budgeting, purchasing, and managing contracts. This position may occasionally require work on nights and weekends.
Candidates should have enthusiasm for and dedication to the mission and work of the Museum. Successful candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. The most successful candidate will be an energetic and effective connector with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Skills and Abilities:
Candidates should have at least five years’ experience working for a non-profit organization and knowledge of and experience with non-profit organizations in Richmond and surrounding areas. Candidates should have experience working with Microsoft Office Site or Google Workspace. Preferred candidates will have experience managing grants. Bilingual (Spanish) speaking skills are desired but not required.
This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods, walk, stand, bend, lift, and move up to fifty pounds.
Candidates should have the ability to pass a background check and have an unrestricted driver’s license.
Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
The Children’s Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both locations of the Children’s Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together.
Our employee benefits include a generous amount of paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, HSA with company match, and 401k with company match. And, of course, we offer membership benefits to the museum for your family or a family of your choice.
The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.