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Parks Sustainable Funding: Parks Connector

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Job Post

Lexington, KY, USA · Kentucky, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Parks Sustainable Funding: Parks Connector




3500 / Monthly


Parks Sustainable Funding



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Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the role and your relevant experience to sarah@parksfundinglex.com. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until 7/12/2024.

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Job Description

As a Parks Connector for the Lexington Parks Sustainable Funding campaign, you will play a crucial role in enhancing community visibility and engagement at public events. Your primary objective will be to gather volunteer sign-ups and commit-to-vote cards from attendees at these events.
### **Responsibilities:**
**Community Engagement and Visibility:**
- Attend and host informational tables at least five community events per week, increasing visibility and awareness of the park's funding ballot referendum.
- Utilize promotional materials and engagement strategies to captivate and inform attendees.
- Distribute and collect commit-to-vote cards and volunteer sign-up sheets at events.
**Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination:**
- Actively recruit and sign up at least 10-15 new volunteer sign ups per week through community events, presentations, and outreach efforts like tabling and visibility.
- Coordinate with the Lead Connector to ensure new volunteers are integrated into the campaign and engaged in educational activities.
**Education Kit Utilization:**
- Master the contents of the campaign’s action kit, including talking points, one-pagers, and sample social media posts.
- Train and empower volunteers to use these materials effectively in their own community education efforts.

### **Qualifications:**
- Proven experience in community organizing, community education, political campaigning, or a related field.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage a diverse range of stakeholders and community members.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
- Passionate about public spaces and community development, with a keen understanding of local issues affecting local communities.
- Proficiency in social media and digital communication tools.
- Availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to attend community events and meetings.