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10 Apr 2023

Full-Time Community Engagement Coordinator

ATrujillo – Posted by ATrujillo Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job Description

You have a talent for building community, excellent time management skills, and a knack for creating strong relationships. You enjoy developing connections with local organizations, community leaders, companies, and individuals. You are passionate about recovery from substance use disorder and believe in the power of community. You care about helping to reduce the stigmas around living sober. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

The ideal candidate for this position is strategic, energetic, and innovative. They have community organizing experience and a connection to the recovery community. This individual will bring strong organizational, outreach, relationship management, and planning skills and will serve as a driving force behind engaging the Kansas City community. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, comfortable with public speaking, and an excellent verbal and written communicator. If you’re excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you! Please note that this is a fixed 2-year role with a possibility of extension.


  • Establish new relationships with government, nonprofit, recovery-focused, fitness, entertainment, and like-minded organizations to grow the movement
  • Work closely with community partners, other staff, and volunteers to continue to build the Phoenix movement in Kansas City through organizing regular high- volume and high-impact events; some events may be on nights and/or weekends
  • Leverage partnerships and relationships; work with community leaders, organizations, businesses, and individuals to build and deepen relationships and trust to support volunteer-driven community efforts
  • Work within the community and across the organization to identify the best opportunities to engage new members, support programming, and grow the movement
  • Work across the organization to support the team, be innovative, and develop new ideas to increase impact; we have some great models that work well, but we need you to bring your best ideas too!
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years of experience as an organizer, community leader, or similar professional
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Existing relationships and connections within the Kansas City region
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Enthusiasm for working with multiple demographics and communities
  • Self-starter mindset, humility, and integrity


We welcome all great applicants to apply even if you don’t have all these preferred attributes

  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery
  • Experience with technology such as Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, Asana, Canva, etc.
  • Background in project or event management
  • Ability to speak multiple languages


  • $50-$56,000 annually
  • Two-year fixed term with possibility of extension
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
  • Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans


The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 202 counties across 44 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 192,697 individuals.

At The Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We seek to create a workplace environment that accurately reflects the diverse communities we serve. We understand that voices of varied experiences and perspectives are central to our mission and our impact. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

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How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://thephoenix.isolvedhire.com/jobs/854937-167710.html

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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