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Associate State Director, Community Outreach

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Las Vegas, NV, USA

Works with staff, volunteers, members, and community chapters, and units to achieve AARP’s social impact and member value goals in the state. Engages local private and public organizations in community outreach, grassroots activities, and educational forums. Works to engage members and volunteers from diverse communities in the activities of the organization.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Serves as a member of the state team and is responsible for the development of strategies for effectively implementing AARP’s work in local communities with external organizations, academic and business groups.
  • Works to develop volunteer leaders and to recruit, match, orient, train, and support volunteers in Communities of Presence. Provides technical assistance in the areas of meeting planning, communications, skill development, etc.  Participates in training volunteers on priority issues, strategies, policies, and state-specific initiatives and communications processes focusing on volunteer leadership development.
  • Expands awareness and enhances of AARP’s reputation and our priorities among community, public, and non-traditional community leaders and partners.  Identifies and positions AARP as a critical voice for all residents of the state.
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of AARP’s enterprise-wide strategic goals, anticipating and addressing opportunities as they arise.
  • Works in collaboration with national office staff to promote AARP’s strategic issues, priorities, programs, and activities.  Facilitates interaction and communication with national office partners to request technical assistance and ensure that the proper resources are available for staff and volunteers, including issue material, talking points, updates, and briefing materials.
  • Works with staff and volunteers to promote strategic issues, priorities, programs, and community engagement in multicultural audiences.  Organizes and maintains visible and effective coalitions and partnerships in multicultural communities.
  • Makes presentations at workshops and conferences, as appropriate.  Works with volunteers on primary issues and community programming.
  • Expands opportunities and presence of AARP Nevada through representation on local, state and organizational boards.
  • Works with State staff and volunteers to develop AARP’s presence in communities through strengthening visibility and awareness of AARP’s Brand, and coordinates outreach activities, including advocacy initiatives and campaigns with emphasis on engaging volunteers and leaders in multicultural communities.
  • Uses data-driven analytics and AARP tools to target audiences and track results.
  • Manages budgets related to specific job duties within the state plan.
  • Demonstrates AARP values and  Leadership Behaviors in all interactions.
Educational Background: 
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Human Resources, and/or Non-Profit Management, Social or Human Sciences, or a related discipline
  • 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience related to the duties of the position.  Demonstrates a strong understanding of the state’s political and human services environment.
  • Travel required at least 50%.
  • Night and weekend hours as required to meet state office needs. 
  • Bilingual abilities and experience working with diverse communities are a plus. 
  • Familiarity with communities and influencers throughout Nevada helpful. 
  • Ability to handle multiple issues and projects in a matrix team approach, requiring consultation and collaboration with state colleagues.  
  • Willingness to adapt and embrace new technology.  
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze and adjust strategies and tactics in an ongoing, fast-paced environment

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

Organization Info


Washington, DC, United States
About Us

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. AARP champions positive social change and delivers value through advocacy, information, and service. AARP's vision is a society in which everyone lives with dignity and purpose, and fulfills their goals and dreams.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 10 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 9 2019
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