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Program Coordinator

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Alliance for Girls
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Oakland, CA

Alliance for Girls


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Published 21 days ago

March 8, 2021
$50,000 - $54,000competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience

Program Coordinator Opportunity

Alliance for Girls is actively seeking an experienced and flexible Program Coordinator to serve as an integral team member by supporting the program team with event planning and implementation as well as administrative support for AFG’s programs. Our ideal candidate loves event planning, is detail-oriented, is able to juggle complex programs and competing deliverables with ease and grace, and is passionate about the mission and values of Alliance for Girls.  

About Alliance for Girls 

Join an organization that is relentless in its mission to improve the lives of girls* on the margins through collective action. As the nation’s largest association of girls’ organizations and school partners, our 120 organizations and 250 schools serve 300,000 girls and gender expansive youth annually, 83% of whom are girls of color. Alliance for Girls (AFG) knits together a powerful girls’ service and leadership sector where girls’ needs are met and their power is amplified. 

“Listen first, act together.” At AFG, we listen to our members, service providers and educators. We amplify the voices of girls and gender expansive youth to guide our strategic direction. We believe that those closest to the struggle are closest to the solution. We strive to model a culture of self and communal care, grounded in values of equity and justice, through both internal operations and external impact. We are constantly imagining, thinking and planning processes and approaches that enable excellence in our work and enhance collaboration among our team and partners.  

Alliance for Girls’ unique combination of girl and community-driven research, coordinated initiatives driven by the intellectual and cultural power of our membership and school partners, and focused and inspired public advocacy enable us to affect deep and lasting change that directly improves the lives of girls and the systems that impact them. Join us as a senior leader of this growing organization. 

*At Alliance for Girls, "Girls" refers to gender expansive youth (cis girls, trans girls, non-binary youth, gender non-conforming youth, gender queer youth and any girl-identified youth).  

Program Coordinator Position Overview

The Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for smooth and efficient program administration, with an emphasis on supporting event and meeting planning from start to finish to include:  managing the organizational events calendar, tracking invitations and RSVPs, ordering catering, securing venues and tech support, preparing event materials and supporting related administrative duties for program implementation. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Event Planning & Communications

  • Maintain an AFG events calendar and support the production of events from start to finish, including supporting with formatting and crafting event invitations, registration setup, tracking RSVPs, managing tech and A/V needed for each event, and conducting event follow up 
  • Maintain AFG editorial calendar and update as needed
  • Keep stakeholders engaged and abreast of program development and outcomes. 
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with community partners in order to successfully respond to their needs and inform program planning and implementation.
  • Develop professional materials that support program operations.

Program Administration

  • Support with program logistics, including scheduling meetings, researching and securing meeting space, ordering food, communicating with program participants, recruiting and managing volunteers, and preparing meeting agendas and materials.
  • Independently track and compile program expenses. 

Program Operations

  • Support planning and convening groups composed of multi-generational, multi-ethnic/racial individuals that work in and outside of schools. 
  • Support the implementation of member-facing programs, including workshops, conferences, and trainings.
  • Inform program and policy recommendations based on practice and research. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • At least two years of work experience. 
  • Event planning expertise, conference planning skills a plus
  • Virtual event planning experience, Zoom expertise a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills. 
  • A proven track record of interacting effectively with diverse stakeholders. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in G Suite and Microsoft Office products. 
  • Comfortable learning new technology/software

Preferred

  • Experience facilitating workshops, training, and/or meetings that engage adults and youth.
  • Knowledge of San Francisco Bay Area public school systems.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of Membership Services. AFG is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. Depending on the experience and skills a candidate brings to the position, the salary range for this position is $50,000 - $54,000. 

Remote work:  Temporarily due to COVID 19.

Alliance for Girls is committed to an equitable recruiting and hiring process. We aim to attract a diverse group of candidates by posting job openings on a wide variety of platforms, and by sharing them through our member and partner networks. We will also ensure each position remains open until we have a mix of qualified finalists who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The hiring process will be inclusive as we engage a range of team members to conduct interviews. In addition, we value the lived experience on par with professional employment. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to jobs@alliance4girls.org by Sunday, March 7, 2021. Please let us know if you need accommodations for the application and/or interview process.


Program Coordinator Opportunity

Alliance for Girls is actively seeking an experienced and flexible Program Coordinator to serve as an integral team member by supporting the program team with event planning and implementation as well…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

Medical, dental, vision benefits, workers comp

Medical, dental, vision benefits, workers comp

Location

On-site
1203 Preservation Park Way, 200, Oakland, CA 94612

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to jobs@alliance4girls.org by Sunday, March 7, 2021. Please let us know if you need accommodations for the application and/or interview process.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to jobs@alliance4girls.org by Sunday, March 7, 2021. Please let us know if you need accommodations for the…

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