Program Coordinator-Statewide Initiatives

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000
Maximum: $40,000
Details: Full-time; competitive benefits package



Start Date


Application Deadline



520 West Fayette Street
United States


The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting MYLAW in planning, executing and implementing programs including the Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition, Moot Court Competition, and summer camp.


Duties for this position are performed primarily at MYLAW’s main office, though travel throughout the Maryland region is required when necessary. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

This position falls under the auspices of the Maryland Youth & the Law, a 501-c3 nonprofit whose programs serve young people throughout Maryland. We manage the High School Mock Trial Competition, Law Links Internship, and Baltimore City Teen Court programs, as well as a number of special events and initiatives.



  • Assist in development of program objectives and implement and monitor programming to meet desired outcomes:
  • Develop, schedule, and confirm program schedule and activities;
  • Develop age and level-appropriate curriculum and related activities around current topics;
  • Develop relevant program correspondence, brochures/publications, and end-products for programs;
  • Coordinate major program events and corresponding print materials;
  • Develop annual outreach plan according to program needs and capacity;
  • Recruit and select program participants and volunteers using appropriate promotional and marketing methods, such as letters, brochures, and presentations at schools/meetings;
  • Submit timely grant proposals and accurate reporting to funders.
  • Ensure program database is maintained for program participants and recruitment sites; 
  • Monitor program expenditures to ensure that budget allocations are adhered to; make recommendations regarding budget development and amendments to ED 
  • Evaluate program effectiveness and utilize feedback to improve methods for future programs;
  • All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of program coordination, classroom instruction, or related experience
  • Working knowledge of the law and courts a plus
  • Ability to work comfortably and build rapport easily with various populations, including lawyers, judges, youth, and educators
  • Proficient with computer applications - working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Access, Word, Excel and Publisher, and the ability to learn and master other software as needed;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Be organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task;
  • Ability to monitor, analyze, consult, and report on programs and services;
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, as well as to function effectively and collaboratively in a team environment. 


Employees receive a competitive benefits package including health, retirement, parking, paid sick and annual leave.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please include resume, cover letter, and names/contact information for three professional references (will be treated with utmost confidence, and references will not be notified without your prior consent)