Part time Program Coordinator
January - May (with the possibility of extension)
About the Position
We are seeking an experienced, creative, and enthusiastic Program Coordinator to support and expand our soon-to-launch writing and tutoring programs in Louisville between January and May 2019. With guidance from the Program and Volunteer Manager, the Program Coordinator will supervise the day-to-day delivery of programs, with duties including:
Manage Field Trips and Tutoring Programs in our Portland center
Attend other in-school programs as needed
Communicate with partner teachers and schools including: scheduling, MOUs, program development, volunteer training and communications, and all related tasks
Help develop lesson plans or other program content as needed
Serve as primary on-site contact for program
Build relationships with local public school administrators, teachers, and parents to effectively market the program
Supervise program interns and volunteers related to programs and general office maintenance
Manage volunteer recruitment, training and recognition, especially as it relates to field trips and tutoring
Initiate a strong culture of family engagement by working directly with parents with children in the Portland center
A flexible, creative spirit and a demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and values of Young Authors Greenhouse
At least two years of experience delivering educational programs, ideally in a nonprofit setting
Knowledge of and passion for west Louisville and Portland communities, including knowledge of Jefferson County Public Schools
The ability to travel between Young Authors Greenhouse’s primary office in the Portland neighborhood and program sites around Louisville
Demonstrated skill working with students of all ages from diverse backgrounds
Experience in volunteer coordination, including training and retention, preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills, including experience communicating with a variety of audiences
Proven organizational and project management skills, including a strong ability to multi-task, with a focus on being proactive and results-oriented
Graphic design experience preferred, particularly knowledge of Adobe InDesign
Proficient Spanish speaker preferred
Enthusiasm for writing and an ability to share that with students
Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field preferred
HOW TO APPLY
Please send the following materials to email@example.com
Detailed cover letter answering the following questions:
What in particular about Young Authors Greenhouse interests you?
What special skills do you possess that would help you in this job?
Tell us one thing about you that we can’t learn from your resume?
Young Authors Greenhouse is an equal opportunities employer. We strongly encourage people of color and LGBQT+ to apply.
Young Authors Greenhouse is committed to creating an inclusive environment. We welcome all identities and strive to amplify student voices. We believe that all of our students have a right to express their thoughts in a diverse, safe, and supportive space. We do not discriminate individuals on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, socio-economic status, nationality, marital status, English fluency, parental status, immigration status, gender identity, sexual orientation, military service, or disability.
We prioritize neighborhoods that are traditionally underserved and express a need for our programs.