Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!
NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.
For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:
Title: COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER (BRONX)
Reports to: VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Hours: Full-Time, 35 hours, Exempt
Job Summary: Good Shepherd Services is seeking a Community Relations Manager (Bronx) to join the Department of Government and Community Relations. The Government and Community Relations Department manages and implements an advocacy-driven strategy focused on issues that affect children and families living in New York City’s most under-resourced neighborhoods. The Community Relations Manager reports to the Vice President the Government and Community Relations and will work collaboratively with the Community Relations Manager (Brooklyn), Public and Advocacy Manager, and the Bronx Vice Presidents.
The Manager will be responsible to contribute to the day-to-day operation of the identified program by: help develop and maintain a parent or advisory group; cultivating relationships with other community groups and stakeholders to collaborate around meeting community needs; and joining and/or creating a network of resources by serving on community district committees, attending local school meetings and events, and building relationships with local businesses and faith-based groups. The Community Relations Manager is focused on building connections using an engaging, and enthusiastic communication style to enhance Good Shepherds presence in communities it supports and to elevate participants and community voice.
Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.