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Community Organizer

Nassau County, NY, USA

Job Type

The Community Organizer, under the direction and supervision of the Program Director, will be responsible for the following duties:


• Must have the basic understanding of the issue(s) affecting the Community as a whole, with special emphasis on the needs of the poor and disenfranchised residents
• Must attend School Board, County, Town, City and Local Municipalities Meetings to keep abreast of issues that affect low-income community residents and the community at large.
• Responsible for Mobilizing and Galvanizing Community Residents around issues that affect and affect the quality of life of Nassau County Residents.
• Act as a Liaison of the organization as it relates to the interaction with other community groups in addressing issues and challenges affecting that particular community, as well as on a countywide level.
• Must be capable of assuming responsibility for independent projects, under the direction of the Program Director or other assigned designee.
• Responsible for submission of a Monthly Report to the Program Director.
• Must be generally responsible for implementing the CAP Advisory Council process.
• Establish and effectively maintain productive interagency relationships within the Network and community agencies.
• Will be required to take the Family Development Credential course.
• Responsible for assisting families and individuals in developing a family development plan and assisting them in setting short and long-term goals that will ultimately ensure them a path to self-sufficiency.
• Must maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the required job.
• Assist in the Development and Coordination of youth programs.


·         Associate degree and or have at least three (3) years experience in human services.

·         Must be willing to following directives and assume responsibility in the absence of the Program Director.

·         Must attend Advisory Council Meetings.

·         Ability to work well with a diverse population.

·         Must be familiar with Nassau County and the community in which he/she serves.

·         Excellent communication and writing skills.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Software.

·         Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

·         Must maintain confidentiality regarding clients and records.

About the EOC:

The Economic Opportunity Commission is the designated anti-poverty agency in Nassau County; an innovative Community Action Agency devoted to facilitating and strengthening basic social relationships between individual, families, and social organizations.

For over 50 years, the EOC of Nassau County, Inc., has provided programs and services to the low-income Nassau County residents. During the past year, approximately 41,000 unduplicated low-income children, youth, individuals, and families accessed EOC programs and services. As a Community action Agency, the EOC of Nassau County, Inc., is a direct support for the county's residents who live at or below the federal poverty level. This includes those who are recognized as "working poor".


EOC believes that all employees are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or lawas and ordinances. EOC's Executive Management Team and Leadership is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activityes, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment. All personnel decissions are based on merit and finances. The EOC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization.

The Office of Head Start helps young children from low-income families prepare to succeed in school through local programs. The Head Start program promotes children's development through services that support early learning, health, and family well-being.

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