Outreach Workers work in not for profit organisations helping members of the community become involved in a programme of learning and education. They work closely with community residents, local schools and community groups to educate people about their cause or work to solve relevant issues through education.
Responsibilities & Duties for Charity Outreach Roles
- Support campaigns for NFP organisations.
- Undertaking research and consulting with community groups to offer unique and tailored teaching to meet the relevant needs of the target audience, including developing structured training, promoting this to community members through marketing and PR, testing ideas and resources, evaluating and monitoring the effectiveness of the training.
- Project-manage the production of any resources for training, eg online content and brochures etc. Also liaise with a network of users, ie delivering assemblies at schools, running experience projects or talks to informal learning groups, such as youth or scout groups.
Skills Required for Charity Outreach Jobs
You need experience of working in education, either as a teacher, or in an education role within a third sector organisation. You should have good project management skills, experience of developing training and delivering this to young people, as well as excellent communication skills; both oral and written.