Dahlia Campus Site and Community Outreach Engagement Specialist in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 11/18/2017

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Work closely with the Dahlia Campus Operations and Outreach team. Specifically provide support to the Site Coordinator and Community Outreach Engagement Coordinator in all duties and functions. Including but not limited to room reservations, kitchen maintenance and coordination, outreach, campus tours and events, correspondence and communications.

Fluent Spanish – $2.50/hr. differential


  • Provide backup and support to the Site Coordinator and Outreach and Community Engagement Coordinator.
  • Manage administrative projects for Site Coordinator and Outreach and Community Engagement Specialist. Assist with maintenance of files and creation of systems to streamline Dahlia operations.
  • Help maintain accurate and timely communication between Coordinators (Site and Outreach Engagement).
  • Complete requests for information from both community members, partner organizations, and administrative staff.
  • Develop and maintain tracking system for kitchen usage and orientation. Schedule and facilitate kitchen orientation and trainings.
  • Create and update manuals and other policy and administrative documents related to the operations of Dahlia Campus.
  • Assist with Volunteer Program as necessary
  • Contact and schedule potential community partners to provide programming at Dahlia.
  • Research outreach opportunities in NEPH and attendance of outreach events
  • Assist with being point person with other departments within MHCD such as Facilities and Development.
  • Help organize and track operational team meetings or committees.       Create agendas, keeping members on task with action items.
  • Follow Organizational and departmental rules and guidelines.
  • Organize, compose, and produce reports and other community/site related documents.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years administrative support or related position requiring customer service and community outreach experience, attention to details, and independent problem solving.


  • Exceptional customer service and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, and work proficiently with diverse populations, including interacting with MHCD consumers, Board and community members and organizational partners.
  • Proficiency with Office 365 and Microsoft Office. Ability to develop proficiency in other applications such as SharePoint and project management or task tracking systems.
  • Ability to write, edit, and proofread independently with excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, and appropriate professional tone.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to create systems.
  • Adaptable. Able to balance priorities and be flexible in a changing environment.
  • Work with discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Strong work ethic reflecting accountability, responsiveness, and commitment to MHCD’s mission.
  • Able to answer questions and resolve problems quickly and professionally.
  • Able to critically think through situations or circumstances that will allow you to work independently. Ability to resolve problems quickly and objectively.
  • Bilingual Preferred


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer/scanner, and other business machines.  Occasional lifting up to 40lbs.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.


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