Waterford UPSTART Community Outreach Lead

The Waterford UPSTART Community Outreach Lead position is full-time employment (40 hours per week or more based on work load, with some Saturdays). The Community Outreach Lead is responsible for promoting the Waterford UPSTART program within low-income communities throughout the state of Utah and beyond. The Outreach Lead will be responsible for researching, identifying, and scheduling participation in community events specifically targeted to low-income families and families with children who are English language learners.

Candidates for this position will be ambassadors for Waterford UPSTART and will represent Waterford Institute and the UPSTART program’s mission and values.


• Participate in and exhibit at conferences and education fairs; increase public awareness and interest in the program

• Manage existing relations and create new partnerships with government agencies, religious organizations, special interest groups, nonprofits, media outlets, and local businesses

• Develop executable plans to recruit Waterford UPSTART participants from families with four-year-old children who come from low-income households or are English language learners

• Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

• Responsible, dependable, and able to carry out tasks with minimal supervision

• Must be able to research, plan, and prioritize own schedule based on highest exposure opportunities

• Ability to manage team of Outreach Coordinators and Interns

• Ability to recruit partners to help with Waterford UPSTART recruitment

• Spanish language skills are a plus

• High school education or equivalent

Essential Functions/Working Conditions:

• Light physical demands

• Must be able to work under stress of meeting deadlines and changing priorities

• Flexible hours; some evenings and weekends

• Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing