Division Southwest Human Development
Location Main Office
Employment Type Full Time Regular Employee
Date Posted 10/11/2021
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Job Code FSS-CG0530
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Job Details

Community Development/Outreach Specialist

Our Family Support Services department is seeking a Community Development/Outreach Specialist to coordinate home visitation referrals and outreach to parents of young children for home visitation programs throughout Maricopa County.  You will work closely with the Program Manager to build and maintain an alliance of family support/home visitation providers for expecting parents and families with children ages birth to five.


Primary Duties:

·         Conduct phone screens with families

·         Make referrals to home visitation programs and community resources

·         Maintain information in a database and generate reports to partners and funders

·         Follow up with families and community programs regarding services

·         Keep detailed records of phone interactions with families

·         Plan and staff community outreach activities to recruit families for home visitation services in Maricopa County



  • Associate's degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or other related specialized field.
  • Experience developing and maintaining strong working relationships with human service providers.
  • Experience working in the areas of community outreach / marketing – to include experience with public presenting (large & small groups) and developing and maintaining social media accounts. 
  • Knowledge of child development, parenting education and community resources
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows
  • Previous home visitation experience and/or close engagement with local home visitation or family support services is preferred.
  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. 
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license in good standing, and proof of current auto insurance is required.

Southwest Human Development (“SWHD”) takes the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to protect each of us and the communities we serve.

We have completed an evaluation of this position and, based on the duties of this position, we are requiring all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated by November 1, 2021.

Compensation: DOE


We offer a full benefits package to all full-time employees; including medical, dental, vision, a wellness program, paid time off, pre-tax and Roth 401(k) plans and life insurance.


Southwest Human Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.