Great benefits. Competitive pay. We know these are some of the
things people look for in a job.
But if you're the kind of person who also cares about making an
impact and serving our nation's wounded warriors and their
families, then you're exactly the kind of person we're looking
Change the life of someone who served their country, and join an
organization that not only supports you, but empowers you to make
that change a reality.
When you join the Wounded Warrior Project family, you're
committing to making a difference. We make a commitment to you too
- helping you to find that spark, ignite your passion to serve, and
embark on a career with meaning and purpose.
A mission that matters is just the beginning, so if you're ready
to get started, we're ready for you.
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Outreach Specialist connects,
serves, and empowers WWP Alumni and Alumni family and family
support members by assisting the WWP Alumni program and Alumni team
with outreach to wounded service members and with planning and
executing Alumni engagement events and activities in an assigned
local or regional area.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
* Connect with wounded service members, their families, and
family support members, who are in transition or have separated
from military service. Establish rapport with them and communicate
the benefits of WWP programs and services provided for wounded
warriors. * Recruit wounded warriors, family support members and
other support members to participate in WWP events and activities.
* Plan local or regional events and activities for the benefit of
Alumni and their families and encourage them to participate and
connect with other Alumni. * Develop and facilitate virtual
programming content via Zoom, Facebook Live, and other
technology-based platforms. * Coordinate details for and execute
these Alumni events and activities, providing networking,
camaraderie-building, and family bonding opportunities. * Assess
the needs of Alumni and connect them with WWP programs and services
that will assist with their long-term recovery and empowerment. *
Identify community events and activities in the local and regional
area that will provide opportunities for warrior participation and
connection. * Regularly communicate and network with wounded
warriors, serving as a resource and mentor. * Establish effective
working relationships and work collaboratively with WWP teammates.
* Utilize expense controls and seek cost-saving opportunities to
help manage budget effectively. * Support WWP by serving as local
representative at events. Serve as point-of-contact for WWP Alumni
and their family members and ref them to appropriate WWP programs,
resources, or staff. * Develop community support for WWP. Present
WWP vision and values to the community, communicating the benefits
of WWP programs and services, and inspire them to become involved
with and support the WWP vision. * Maintain current and accurate
data in WWP intranet electronic tracking systems, e.g., SalesForce.
Collect and report results and performance metrics for Alumni
events and activities. * Develop and build relationships with
military-focused nonprofit organizations and community groups.
Locate wounded warriors who have not had contact with WWP and
introduce WWP's programs and services. * Serve as local WWP
representative when collocated near Medical Treatment Facilities or
VA poly-trauma units and military facilities where wounded service
members receive treatment. Meet warriors at bedside and work
directly with them and their family members to assist their
recovery and transition process. * Other related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
* High energy level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative. *
Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Good presentation
skills. Good public speaking skills. Confident communicator with
demonstrated ability to present information effectively to groups
and individuals. * Demonstrated understanding of relationship
management and partnering. Demonstrated ability to develop and
maintain professional relationships. * Demonstrated ability to
build rapport with veterans and their families. * Strong
interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively with diverse
individuals and build effective working relationships. Demonstrated
emotional intelligence. Ability to respond to sensitive matters
with diplomacy and empathy. * Demonstrated understanding of WWP
programs and services offered to wounded warriors. * Good
organizational and time management skills. Effectively complete
assignments and meet deadlines. * Ability to travel in support of
WWP programs and services. * Unequivocal commitment to the highest
standards of personal and business ethics and conduct. *
Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work
* Two years of experience developing and building relationships
with veterans, or veteran's or military organizations, or members
of the community. * One year of experience with computer software,
e.g., Microsoft Word and Outlook.
* Three years of experience working with military or veteran
populations. * Two years of experience planning events or community
* High school diploma or GED.
* Bachelor's degree.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE
* Valid state-issued driver's license.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* General office environment; temperature controlled *
Participation in outdoor activities and events under varying
weather conditions. * Standing for extended periods of time. * Up
to 50% travel * May require lifting/carrying items up to 50
For Colorado Applicants: We recognize the success of our mission
depends on the efforts of our passionate, hard-working teammates.
To help them remain focused on the warriors and families we serve,
WWP offers a comprehensive benefits package to our teammates that
includes: Medical/Prescription drug, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D,
Short/Long-term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program. WWP
also offers a retirement plan, a competitive PTO package, Sick
Leave, 11 Paid Holidays, Birthday Holiday, Education Assistance,
and Bereavement Leave. The estimated hiring range for this position
is between $21.54 - $24.23 per hour, subject to a candidate's
combination of experience, qualifications, and credentials. This
position may also be eligible for an annual performance
Wounded Warrior Project is an equal opportunity employer
committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons
without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship,
age, veteran or military status, disability, genetic information,
or any other characteristic protected by law.
Wounded Warrior Project is not seeking assistance or accepting
unsolicited resumes from search firms without a written search
agreement in place. All resumes submitted by search firms to any
employee at Wounded Warrior Project via email, the Internet or
directly to hiring managers at Wounded Warrior Project in any form
without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed
the sole property of Wounded Warrior Project, and no fee will be
paid in the event the candidate is hired by Wounded Warrior Project
as a result of the referral or through other means."