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Friends of Mill Ridge Park

Community Engagement Coordinator

Friends of Mill Ridge Park


Job Summary

Friends of Mill Ridge Park (“FMRP”) seeks to hire a Community Engagement Coordinator to assist the organization’s efforts to engage the community at Mill Ridge Park in Antioch, Tennessee, and surrounding areas. FMRP is an Antioch-based nonprofit with a mission to enhance and advocate for Mill Ridge Park to strengthen the community in southeast Davidson County. FMRP values healthy, sustainable living; inclusion, diversity, and equity in the outdoors; conservation of nature and the environment; historical preservation; and partnership; among other values. FMRP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with planning and implementation of wide-ranging community outreach efforts 
  • Assist with scheduling, planning, organizing, promoting, and facilitating recreation, conservation, and education activities at Mill Ridge Park 
  • Recruit, schedule, and supervise volunteers, and administer necessary paperwork
  • Promote past/future program activities and organization initiatives, online and in-person
  • Present to current and prospective visitors, partners, and volunteers about organization activities
  • Collect, report, and process data and documents related to the organization’s operation
  • Work a flexible schedule averaging 35 hours per week, including some early mornings, nights, and weekends
  • Work in the outdoors under various weather conditions; traverse uneven terrain; walk, stand, bend, stoop, and lift 35 lbs on a regular basis
  • Maintain a means of personal transportation and communication


  • Passion for the mission and shared values with Friends of Mill Ridge Park
  • A combination of experience and/or higher education in related fields, such as parks and recreation, education, environment, healthcare, or social services
  • Experience leading others and engaging with people of diverse backgrounds with effective oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to timeliness and details
  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively in support of shared goals
  • Able to traverse rugged outdoors while standing, bending, using hand tools, and lifting 35 pounds  
  • Acceptable background for working with the public, including youth and vulnerable populations
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation


Additional Information


This exempt, full-time employee works onsite at Mill Ridge Park in Antioch, Tennessee. They report to the Community Engagement Manager and receive an annual salary starting at $42,000 plus a monthly stipend for healthcare and cell phones. Annual paid time off consists of 12.5 holidays; 12 sick days; and 10 vacation days, increasing with tenure. 

How to Apply

Submit inquiries/interest to FMRP Community Engagement Manager, Dr. Katherine Dennis, at katherine@millridgepark.org.


  • Date Posted: February 9, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 04/01/2024
  • Salary Range: $42,000
  • Working Hours: 35 hrs/wk