Outward Bound is a non-profit adventure-based educational organization with programs that deliver character development and self-discovery in the wilderness, in cities, and in schools.

Reporting to the Day Program Manager, the Community Coalition Coordinator will develop a coalition of providers, partners and institutions who will work together to improve police/youth relations in Baltimore. This person will work to build a partnership between BCBOBS and other local nonprofits with the intention of forming a pipeline of programming for youth and Baltimore Police Officers with the intent to improve relationships through age-appropriate activities and simultaneously reduce youth delinquency.

The Community Coalition Coordinator is a new position for BCBOBS and is an opportunity for the organization to build upon established outcomes from the BCBOBS Police Youth Challenge.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Both encourage and ultimately engage community youth-serving programs to join the coalition.
  • Connect youth and adult participants of the BCBOBS Police Youth Challenge program to community programs which seeks to build upon the relationships established through the BCBOBS Police Youth Challenge program.
  • Create coalition roster of contacts, services and programs.
  • Execute partner communication and establish reporting metrics.
  • Track all coalition relationships and communication of outcomes and results.
  • Coordinate collection of participation results from Community Coalition members, and prepare summary report.
  • Some recruitment and administrative responsibility for the BCBOBS Police Youth Challenge.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with non-profits with youth and mentorship programs and community leaders in order to actively engage them in Police Youth Challenge and youth mentorship programs.
  • Maintains relationships with partner organizations to leverage resources and build opportunities for community engagement.
  • Attends partner meetings to foster relationships with Baltimore City Police and mentorship programs and provides updates to both community members and project staff
  • Conducts evaluation of project results and preparation of summary reports and summary assessment of results considering project objectives and grant requirements.
  • Manages multiple projects at once, requiring ability to address multiple tasks in different project phases, strong time management, effective communication both internally and externally and strong planning skills.
  • Organizes/participates in BCBOBS internal and external meetings/events.

Demonstrable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

BCBOBS is recruiting a candidate with an entrepreneurial mindset and the following skills:

  • Proficiency in clerical skills (word processing, filing, telephone etiquette). Must be proficient in use of Microsoft office software applications. Must be able to motivate and coach community members and volunteers. Possess excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to work with a variety of organizations in forming an effective collaborative. Able to prioritize work assignments and recognize the need for additional guidance. Ability to take appropriate individual initiative.
  • Strong face to face, telephone, and digital communications skill for interaction with coalition community members, and Baltimore Police Department staff regarding meeting scheduling and program results. Comfort with frequent contact with vendors, colleagues and outside partners. Must have enthusiasm, passion and commitment for building strong community relations within the city of Baltimore and experience motivating and mobilizing community members to complete various projects. Must have the ability to speak about community partnering to the public and strong written and oral communication skills
  • Results oriented
  • Adaptive and efficient under pressure.

Education & Work Experience

  • Passion for the outdoors, challenge and adventure.
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Community work experience preferred.
  • Bachelor degree preferred but not required.
  • Ability to participate in vigorous to moderate physical activity
  • Ability to lift and move a minimum of 40 pounds.

Schedule & Compensation

  • This is a full time grant funded position with a term through June 30th, 2018. Employment past this date is funding dependent. General work hours are 8:30am-5:00pm with evening and weekend hours required at times.
  • Sitting at a desk or computer 50% of time or greater.
  • Semi-monthly at a rate of $1600 to $1900 depending on education, skills and experience.
  • This is a non-benefited position.

How to Apply

Apply online using the button below or by submitingt your resume and cover letter to Kelly Reynolds at [email protected] 


The Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School is an EEO/ADA employer.