|Title||Community Development Coordinator – Bridge of Grace is a Compassionate Ministries Center|
|Categories||Industry: Nonprofit, Location: Fort Wayne, Type: Full Time|
Bridge of Grace is a Compassionate Ministries Center out of Grace Point Church (south campus) with the purpose of transforming lives through the power of Jesus. Pastor Javier Mondragon pioneered the effort to start Grace Point Church, South Campus in 2008. This is an inner city church in southeast Fort Wayne, one of a few with bi-lingual services, and which quickly became multi-ethnic. Bridge of Grace was founded in 2010.
Our organization’s primary focus is community development. Community development is defined as a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems. In order to remain aligned with the vision of Bridge of Grace, we have implemented programs that appropriately focus on our neighborhood’s common problems, which are crime and lack of education. We believe that by providing the programs and resources needed, it will improve the quality of life of the people in our neighborhood.
Summary of Position:
The community development coordinator (CDC) advances community-centered economic development initiatives The Coordinator will collaborate with other non-profit organizations and governmental bodies serving the Bridge of Grace area to identify, secure and coordinate resources necessary to implement priority community development projects. She/he will also conduct research, share information about community development funding opportunities and serve as technical assistant and consultant to the CCDA team in Fort Wayne. The coordinator will follow-up and assure Bridge of Grace commitments to the Christian Community Development Association team is completed. Develop and be an advocate for new programs. Coordinate efforts with partners as needed such as city, business sector, police, City Safety Department, etc. involve in volunteer and student recruitment, evaluate effectiveness, and develop job descriptions.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Oversees coordination of all inquiries for community outreach; responds in a timely and accurate way to community-based groups and partner organizations.
• Bachelor’s Degree in community development, economic development, community planning, public administration, cross-cultural ministries sustainability or other relevant field. If not Bachelor’s Degree experience is require.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Or call the office at: 260-744-4446