Job Title: Community Outreach Manager
Organization: ChickTech Austin

ChickTech is a multi-generational community supporting women and girls to become technology creators.

We are dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers. We facilitate hands-on technology-centric events to empower, support, and increase the confidence of women and girls. Through our events, ChickTech builds community, empowers participants to see themselves as leaders, and provides networking and mentoring opportunities in the rapidly growing high tech industry.

We are looking for a Community Outreach Manager for the Austin chapter of ChickTech. This volunteer positions is responsible for ensuring participants, their parents, and their teachers understand the program, what is expected of them and what they should expect the program to provide.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with local high schools to identify teachers to nominate girls for the program.
  • Communicating to parents & teachers the nomination process/deadlines
  • Follow up with nominators to ensure that their girls know why they should participate
  • Scheduling informational sessions for parents/teachers/mentors
    • Ensure parents are aware of the commitment to the program
  • Provide a year end retrospective on what went well and what didn’t based on survey results to the Leadership
  • Communicate with teachers throughout the year about their nominees participation in ChickTech
  • Promote High School Tech Fair at area schools
  • Work closely with High School Program Manager to ensure everyone is on the same page

Expected time commitment: 5-10 hours/week (more during High School Kickoff season). This includes checking your ChickTech email at least three times a week to ensure that potential volunteers are not waiting for communication.

We ask that all leadership team members commit to one year of being on the team if possible, although less can be negotiated! Please be honest about your time commitments, while we realize it is difficult to forecast what you may be doing four or five months out, we ask potential leadership team members to try their best to upfront with any conflicts, either work or personal. Thank you for your understanding!

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ChickTech is a registered 501(c)3.