The Community Outreach Specialist is a key member of the MemorialCare Business and Community Partnerships team, focused on building and strengthening relationships with community organizations/leaders and city/state/federal officials throughout Long Beach and its surrounding communities. This includes leading community benefit and outreach programs, events and forums.
The Specialist accomplishes this by:
Building, cultivating and maintaining relationships with community leaders and groups including – but not limited to – Chambers of Commerce, municipalities, nonprofits, local/state/federal elected officials and nonprofit organizations throughout MemorialCare’s Long Beach Hospital Service area.
Serving as community liaison to City of Long Beach city council members and city staff, the Long Beach Department of Public Health, as well as other local organizations and agencies.
Planning and pitching community events, panel discussions, hospital tours, and roundtables with non-profit organizations, local/state/federal elected officials, local agencies, and Chambers of Commerce.
Supporting and leading community programming supporting Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
Managing and leading Quarterly Meetings for MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center (LBMC) and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach (MCWHLB) Community Benefit Oversight Committee.
Serving on local community, agency, and nonprofit boards and advisory groups throughout Long Beach and surrounding communities representing LBMC/MCWHLB.
Leading and managing the annual community benefit hospital LBMC/MCWHLB grants program that aligns with the hospital Board-approved Community Benefit Strategic Plan Health priorities.
Representing LBMC/MCWHLB or coordinating volunteer attendance at community events (e.g. Chamber events, Community Health Events, etc.), working nights and weekend as needed. Taking photos for social media promotion when possible.
Supporting Digital & Brand; Communications & PR; and Service Line Marketing and Communications colleagues as needed and/or assigned.