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Community Engagement Liaison 

About the Organization

LifeSource is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation in the Upper Midwest. It's our privilege to serve the 7 million people who live in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and portions of western Wisconsin.

We're dedicated to working with our hospital and community partners to support donor families, manage the donation process and educate our communities to create a culture of donation. We're a passionate and committed cross-functional team who believe in our vision that everyone shares the gift of life. Each of our team members plays an integral role in our life-saving work, using their unique talents and contributions to further our mission.  


At LifeSource, we’re relentlessly pursuing a day where those in need of a life-saving or life-enhancing organ, eye or tissue transplant receive that gift. By joining the LifeSource team, you will have the chance to positively impact your neighbors in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin – maybe someone in your very own community.

LifeSource is seeking a Community Engagement Liaison to be responsible for reaching specific, diverse, and underrepresented communities to drive and increase support for organ, eye, and tissue donation through the aligned development, implementation and execution of public education, and community outreach and engagement programs with strategic initiatives of the organization. Engage in integration of equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives and activities aligned with organizational culture and community engagement opportunities.


Develop, implement, and execute an effective public education and community engagement program designed to increase support for organ, eye, and tissue donation in historically underrepresented communities, including but not limited to BIPOC and LGBTQIA+, throughout the donation service area (DSA), MN, ND, and SD.

Engage in integration of equity, diversity, and inclusion practices and initiatives aligned with organizational culture, talent development, and partner engagement.

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Position Requirements


1. Requires combination of education and experience equivalent to 7 years of communications, community organizing, or coordination of strategic community education initiatives.

2. Previous proven success working, developing, and maintaining relationships in diverse and underrepresented communities, preferably Native American/Indigenous, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latine/x, Asian, Asian-American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander.

3. Proficiency speaking a secondary language preferably in Spanish, Hmong, or Somali preferred.

4. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including previous experience with public speaking.

5. Effective ability to establish rapport and foster collaborative, courageous, and innovative, partnerships via phone, email, or in person.

6. Detail oriented and highly organized, self-directed, motivated contributor with ability to function autonomously and in collaboration with a team.

7. Ability to establish priorities and take initiative with a desire to improve processes and solve problems.

8. Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of quality, integrity, and honor confidentiality of appropriate information including, but not limited to, personal team member data, organizational operations or work processes, donor and donor family information, contributor details, any financial information and medical or protected health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA.

9. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

10. Proven skilled and competent in using technology-based tools such as personal computers and related software, mobile devices, and electronic medical record systems as appropriate for position.


  1. Able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week with schedule adjusted to accommodate organizational and community needs, which may necessitate some evening and/or weekend work.
  2. Must maintain a valid driver license and have reliable personal automobile to be used with company reimbursement using IRS guidelines.
  3. Must be able to travel within the service area (MN, ND, SD) by ground or air.
  4. Affected team member in Category III never or rarely have exposure to bloodborne pathogens and do not have a potential for this exposure or handle materials that could spread infection (less than one opportunity per month). Additionally, the team member rarely interacts with staff in patient or donor areas in a hospital or clinic setting while performing their assigned job duties.
  5. Frequently lift objects up to 40 pounds and carry short distances.
  6. Must be able to follow and successfully complete category immunization, health screening and background check requirements.


Why Join LifeSource:

Since 1989, the LifeSource team has worked with our regions’ diverse communities to break down barriers to donation. Bringing a rich diversity of perspectives and experience to our organization at all levels strengthens our ability to serve our community and fulfill our mission. Our values embody how we engage in our work - respect, advocacy, accountability, life and innovation. More information on our continued work toward diversity, equity, and inclusion can be found on our website.

We set our team up for success by providing comprehensive on-boarding, as well as on-going personal and career development. Team members are offered traditional benefits such as health, vision, dental, and life insurance, generous PTO, and 401k matching. We also support our team through non-traditional benefits such as tuition reimbursement, resiliency coaching, and HSA employer contributions.

LifeSource is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplace with opportunities for all talent to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of marginalized communities, and non-traditional applicants to apply.

Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Bismarck, ND - LifeSource  
Open Date 7/29/2022  
EOE Statement LifeSource is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplace with opportunities for all talent to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of marginalized communities, and non-traditional applicants to apply.  

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