Program Officer - Baltimore County

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Minimum: $18,000
Maximum: $18,000

Published

09/04/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

Application Deadline

09/17/2018

Address

2600 Putty Hill Avenue
Parkville
Maryland
21234
United States

Description

Liberty's Promise (www.libertyspromise.org) is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting low-income, immigrant youth, ages 15-21, through our after-school civic engagement programs and professional internship programs. We are currently seeking an energetic and dedicated part-time Program Officer to run our Civic Engagement for Beginning English-Language Learners (CE-BELL) after-school program at Parkville High School in Baltimore County. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team of 12 and will work 20 hours/week at two locations: in our Baltimore office in the mornings, and onsite at Parkville High School (twice weekly) to implement the organization's program. The CE-BELL program will serve Hispanic youth with no or little English language skills and will be run entirely in Spanish. All applicants must have substantial and successful experience working with adolescents, preferably in a multicultural environment. Applicants must have oral and written fluency in English and Spanish. Due to necessary travel between program sties, applicants should have their own car. We are seeking to fill the position immediately.

 

Position Responsibilities:

 

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Develop curriculum and manage an after-school civic engagement programs for low-income, immigrant youth
  • Organize and schedule guest speakers, field trips, and eight-week internships
  • Meet and assist youth with leadership, internship, job, college, and scholarship applications
  • Develop relationships with public schools, local organizations, and government agencies
  • Draft and edit grant proposals and reports
  • Work with public schools to promote and host after-school programs
  • Track and update program outcomes and statistics using Microsoft Excel and our youth database
  • Translating documents from English to Spanish

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Comfortable working in a small office environment
  • Must exhibit flexibility, reliability, exceptional professionalism, and a strong work ethic
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Ability to think on your feet and find solutions to unanticipated problems
  • Ability to function independently and as a member of a team
  • Comfortable being a “jack of all trades,” and has a great sense of humor
  • Deep belief in Liberty’s Promise mission, vision, and values
  • Dedication to working with youth and helping our organization grow over the long term

 

Compensation and Benefits: Starting salary will be $18,000 per year. (The equivalent of a half-time salary at $36,000.)

 

EOE M/F/D/V

 

How to Apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to: careers@libertyspromise.org with the Subject Line “LP Part-Time Program Officer"

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

careers@libertyspromise.org
http://www.libertyspromise.org

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to careers@libertyspromise.org


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