Full Job Description
We are actively seeking a Community Outreach Educator
Travel: up to 50%, northern California, onsite/remote
Locations: Union City, CA Union City, CA (Hybrid position)
Schedule: 40-hour week, 5 days per week, including some weekends and evenings required
The Community Outreach Educator is part of the Masonic Outreach Services department (MOS). The MOS department keeps elderly Masons and families safely living at home and in their communities. Services include home care, financial assistance, case management, and referrals to appropriate community service agencies.
The Masonic Homes and MOS provide statewide elderly care planning services to members of the Masons of California– a nonprofit fraternal organization with more than 50,000 members.
The Lodge & Outreach Educator manages the Lodge Outreach program for northern California. The Lodge Outreach program involves training and educating the northern CA Masonic Leadership and local lodge members on elder support services and increasing awareness of the Masonic Homes and their Relief programs.
This position is exempt and reports to the Manager of Outreach and Education.
The Community Outreach Educator will travel throughout northern California, facilitating training with local lodge leadership, and a network of volunteers, to educate them on the services offered through the Masonic Homes and MOS.
Learn the basic functionality and purpose of the Breezie tablet program, a platform used to serve MOS clients. Provide group training sessions and guide interns through similar tasks.
Fulfills speaking engagements at Lodges and Masonic events in Northern CA, including Lodge Outreach training and meetings, Lodge meetings, and Leadership retreats
Maintain and develops instructional materials and curriculum to educate Masons and others engaged in Lodge Outreach about Masonic relief and external assistance programs, from Veterans Aid & Attendance to Medi-Cal, so that they may share information with Members and families in distress. Establish and teach best practices.
Develops effective audiovisual and social media materials for training and peer
Lodge Outreach Program Management:
Support, guide, and engage individual Lodges and area Masons in regional Lodge Outreach assistance program efforts.
Collaborates on site-specific interventions, helping Lodges understand, address the concerns, and meet the social service needs of their constituents.
Provide metrics for program evaluation and tracking the success of training efforts
Preceptor/Field Supervisor for 1 or 2 MSW Interns:
Connects with local School of Social Work partners to become Certified Field Instructor through their program
Serve as Preceptor/Field Supervisor for Cal State San Jose MSW interns, supporting their development as the next generation of social workers through their work with Masonic Homes.
Efficient in all Microsoft Office programs, semi-advanced in Presentation Applications: Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and MS Outlook, Adobe Extended Pro. Prefer background in the Salesforce platform, Zoom platform and social media platforms.
Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work plus 2 years of post-graduate social work experience. Have relevant work experience in any of the following areas: mental health settings, community-based work, leading volunteer programs, senior population, clinical supervision, educational training, public speaking, program development, and management desirable.
Must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license without restrictions. Must be willing to travel throughout the State by automobile and via air.
Demonstrated experience and background as an effective and engaging speaker and trainer.
Ability to connect well with others and build positive relationships,
Must be self-motivated, customer service oriented with a demonstrated compassion for and understanding of issues facing younger and or older adults and their families.
Demonstrated experience and background in creating processes and metrics to ensure high-quality training across all venues (live and via the web)
Excellent writing and correspondence skills
At the Masons of California, we are looking for team members who would like to combine their passion for helping people, good communication skills, decision-making skills, and great ethical standards with the opportunities to advance your career.
In return for your skills, you will be offered:
A work environment focused on teamwork and support
Excellent health, wage replacement and other benefits for you and your family’s well-being
A generous contribution to a 401K plan whether or not you participate, and an additional contribution from the company when you participate in the plan
Investment in your growth through Tuition Reimbursement