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Neighborhood Navigator - Vandenburg Heights

Neighborhood Navigator - Vandenburg Heights The Sun Prairie Parks and Recreation

2019-06-14 2020
City of Sun Prairie
Position: Neighborhood Navigator Salary: $12.85 Hourly Type: Part Time Location: Sun Prairie, WI
The Sun Prairie Parks and Recreation Department in collaboration with the Sun Prairie Youth & Families Commission is
seeking a Neighborhood Navigator for the Sun Prairie Neighborhood Navigator Program in the Vandenburg Heights
Neighborhood.

This position assists in supporting residents of the Vandenburg Heights Neighborhood by connecting them to community
resources and providing community engagement events. The Neighborhood Navigator will utilize grassroots efforts to
provide information about and connect residents to community resources, develop a greater sense of community, build
relationships, and connect neighbors to one another.

This is a year-round position, with fluctuating hours based on need. Average hours per week is 10-15 hours.

Reports to: Parks and Recreation Director & Neighborhood Navigator Advisory Team

Essential Job Functions
Major Duties/Essential Functions

Connects with residents of the identified neighborhood and assist in building trust and connections with opportunities that
exist in the broader community.
Facilitates the connection of residents to available community programs, services and supports.
Assists in the planning of neighborhood-building events and recruits residents to get involved in the planning process.
Represents neighborhood and neighborhood interests at community meetings, fairs, SCOs, etc.
Assists in the tracking, monitoring and reporting of program metrics and outcomes.
Develop relationships and partnerships with community organizations.
Minor Duties/Responsibilities
Attend mandatory trainings and meetings.
Provide feedback and evaluation on the Neighborhood Navigators Program.
Other duties as assigned.
Requirements of Work
Experience/Education

Experience in community engagement preferred, but not required
Experience in event planning preferred, but not required.
Knowledge
Navigators will already know and have the trust of many members of their community.
Knowledge and understanding of the needs specific to the Vandenburg Heights Neighborhood.
Skill/Ability
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Ability and willingness to work as part of a professional team.
Ability and willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, community members,
supervisor(s) and community partners, and to deal with them in a courteous and tactful manner
Strong oral communication skills
Ability and willingness to keep accurate records and complete any necessary paperwork
Other Job Functions
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, talk, hear, read and write. This
position frequently requires an employee to walk or bend. He/she may periodically need to reach, stoop, crouch, or kneel.
The employee may be asked to clean, pick up, put away, and lift/carry and/or move equipment weighing approximately
50+ pounds.

Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust
focus.

Tools and Equipment Used

Equipment is specific to the tasks being performed
Computer
Telephone
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Work Environment
Ideal candidate will reside in the Vandenburg Heights neighborhood.
Must work well with others
Must communicate well with others
Inside and outside work with exposure to the weather´╗┐
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This job is no longer available, please consider other positions.

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