Community Engagement Specialist

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THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILED. Thank you for your interest. 10/23/2014 @3:00PM

SINA is looking for a Community Engagement Specialist.

SINA is a partnership between the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital and Trinity College. This is a position for someone who has a passion for community development and relationship building and who can recognize and mobilize existing assets in the Frog Hollow and surrounding communities. The Community Engagement Specialist will guide and implement SINA’s efforts to engage community stakeholders in SINA’s work to restore economic vitality and improve the quality of life for the benefit of the people who live, work, visit, study and play in the neighborhoods of South Central Hartford. Working within the framework of the strategic plan the Community Engagement Specialist will translate objectives related to community engagement into programmatic initiatives. The core activities of the position include relationship building, partnership development and maintenance, and coalition building. Given SINA’s unique institutional partnerships, the staff person must be able to represent SINA to a wide variety of constituencies and stakeholders including institutional leaders, city and state policy makers, nonprofit managers, community activists, and grass roots community members. This position requires experience in the area of community engagement. The Community Engagement Specialist must also speak Spanish fluently. In addition, the staff person must be an expert communicator across a variety of platforms, from the printed word to the various social media outlets.

Please send resume and letter that describes relevant experience to Melvyn Colon, Executive Director, at Feel free to email Melvyn with any questions regarding this position.

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