Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Location: Hybrid Altoona Iowa or North Liberty Iowa

    Employment Type: Full Time

    Department: Philanthropy

    Exemption Status: Salary, Non-exempt

    OSHA Category: III

  • Position Overview:

    Organizational Overview:

    Our organization is dedicated to transforming lives and inspiring all to donate life. We are a family of professionals working together to increase awareness around the need for organ and tissue donors alongside nurturing and guiding our families throughout the gift of life. We facilitate the recovery of organs, tissues, and corneas in Iowa. We honor donors and support donor families at the time of donation and on a continuing basis.

    We believe in going above and beyond to support donor families during and after the donation process. Our core values are what guide us, allow us to excel at serving our community, and keep our culture at Iowa Donor Network alive.

    Position Overview:

    As the Community Engagement Coordinator, you will be responsible for engaging with various communities and stakeholders to foster positive relationships and promote awareness of IDN’s mission and initiatives. As a key member of our Philanthropy team, you will implement strategic outreach plans, coordinate events and campaigns, and collaborate with internal and external partners to amplify our message.

  • Job Qualifications:

    • A four-year degree preferred.
    • Experience with public speaking required and customer relations management (CRM) software experience preferred.
    • Two years of community engagement experience preferred.
  • Schedule:

    Schedule: 40 hours/week

    Shift: Five; 8 hour day shifts per week

    *weekends included based on events

  • Compensation:

    Starting at $51,900

    *Iowa Donor Network determines final compensation based on education, experience, and skills relevant to the position.

  • Organization Responsibilities:

    Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate IDN’s involvement in strategic community and third-party events statewide, ensuring impactful participation.
      • Be the point of contact for community members organizing third-party events.
      • Attend community and charitable events as schedule allows.
      • Work with Manager of Philanthropy to coordinate volunteers.
    • Foster strategic partnerships to enhance engagement efforts across target counties and the designated service area.
    • Oversee Public Education and Driver’s Education Program
      • Update and maintain a comprehensive Public and Driver’s Education program aimed at increasing awareness of organ and tissue donation and encouraging donor designation.
      • Conduct or organize Public Education and Driver’s Education sessions upon request from community groups and organizations.
    • Collaborate in the planning and execution of National Observances & Celebrations, including but not limited to Donate Life Month, National Minority Donor Awareness Month, and DMV Appreciation Month.
    • Attend IDN signature events and collaborate with Philanthropy team as needed.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Maintain a current valid driver’s license and be insurable through IDN’s insurance.
    • Effectively use computers and computer software including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, Internet tools, and electronic mail.
    • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing when representing IDN; demonstrate effective problem-solving skills; ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must receive required vaccines based on outlined schedules to protect our employees, healthcare personnel, donors, recipients, and families we may come into contact. (e.g. Influenza vaccine must be obtained annually by December 1st and COVID vaccine upon required timeline.)
    • Sit for periods of eight (8) hours or more at a time in an office setting.
    • Requires travel between office locations and other external partner locations and the ability to work evenings or weekends.
    • Lift equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 lbs.
    • Require driving a vehicle under various conditions that may lead to visual and mental fatigue.
    • Work requires stooping, kneeling, reaching, and handling (seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands).
    • Express ideas verbally and convey detailed or important spoken information.
    • Receive detailed information through oral and auditory communication.

    Organizational Responsibilities:

    It is required that IDN employees demonstrate commitment to the mission and vision, maintain effective communication, exhibit teamwork, respect diversity, follow policies and procedures, maintain confidentiality of all donor, recipient and organizational information, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while meeting productivity standards, observe safety and security procedures, be consistently punctual and dependable, actively participate in performance improvement activities and continually demonstrate behavioral expectations and core values.

    Employee’s obligation to maintain the confidentiality of information shall survive the termination of employee’s employment with IDN.

    All requirements are subject to modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by my supervisor. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, I know that I must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. I realize neither the job description nor this document creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

Our Vision:

All are inspired to donate life.