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Job Description for an Outreach Coordinator

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An outreach coordinator typically works for a non-profit, medical or community outreach organization. These professionals organize fundraisers, media events and other services.

Education

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Most employers require a bachelor's degree in social services or a related discipline, but some employers will accept candidates with a high school diploma or GED, and several years of related experience.

Responsibilities

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Organizing outreach events includes marketing, sales and planning related activities to assist in promoting services and receiving donations.

Travel

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These occupations often require local travel to meet with community leaders, churches, businesses and other organizations to promote an employer.

Public Affairs

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Outreach coordinators often act as a spokesperson for an organization, and may be involved with television, radio and other public events to promote an employer.

Average Salary

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In January 2010, Indeed.com lists a national average salary of $44,000 per year for these occupations.

2016 Salary Information for Social Workers

Social workers earned a median annual salary of $47,460 in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On the low end, social workers earned a 25th percentile salary of $36,790, meaning 75 percent earned more than this amount. The 75th percentile salary is $60,790, meaning 25 percent earn more. In 2016, 682,000 people were employed in the U.S. as social workers.

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