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Help a Mother Out | Oakland, CA
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Help a Mother Out


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Published 12 days ago

February 24, 2020
January 31, 2020
$40,000 - $49,000

Program Associate, Bay Area 

About Us

Help a Mother Out (HAMO) works to improve baby and family well being, by increasing access to diapers for families in need. We distribute diapers to families in need through a network of social service partners. We also advocate for the inclusion of diapers in the social safety net. We are a California 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, based in Oakland.


Summary

The Program Associate, (PA) will partner with the Program Director and will be primarily responsible for coordinating the day-to-day program operations.

Duties may include HAMO’s partner agency relations and communications, diaper distributions, inventory management, purchasing and logistics management, training, data management as well as program reporting and evaluation. The PA will further the mission of HAMO by focusing on enhancing partnerships and strengthening collaborations with HAMO’s partner organizations. 

The PA is a savvy organizer, with an incredible attention to detail and is a self starter. They embraces social entrepreneurship, and is passionate about the advancement of low-income women and children. They are also tech-savvy and possess strong interpersonal, communication, and project management skills. This position is 80% virtual and 20% coworking in Oakland, California.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate ongoing diaper distribution activities including vendor communication, ordering, inventory management, logistics, and partner agency relations 
  • Respond effectively to the needs of Partner Agencies
  • Conduct regular training of staff of Partner Agencies
  • Coordinate data transfer activities from Partner Agencies to HAMO database
  • Conduct annual site visits with diaper distribution sites
  • Coordinate monthly order writing to the vendor
  • Coordinate weekly diaper distribution from warehouse to partners
  • Produce monthly reporting for the ED including receipt reconciliation 
  • Respond to telephone, email, and personal requests for information from the public, donors, constituents and partner agencies on a regular basis
  • Assist the Program Director with maintaining relationships with diaper distribution sites and vendors
  • Assist with the organization’s community outreach, thought leadership, or annual fundraising events 
  • Other activities deemed appropriate by the Program Director that will promote and enhance the mission of HAMO.
  • Act as an ambassador in the community by effectively communicating how HAMO serves the needs of low-income families in the community
  • Point Person for Santa Clara warehouse includes partner communication, warehouse organization, and inventory management of in-kind donations.


Qualifications 

  • B.A. or B.S. required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) 
  • Bilingual speaking proficiency a plus 
  • Strong problem solving, prioritizing, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Excellent follow-through and accountability
  • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including expertise in Excel, and Google Apps required
  • Commitment to HAMO’s mission and vision


Position Requirements

  • Strong desire and proficiency to work via virtual office, with flexible work hours
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Program Director and other team members (Oakland office)
  • Ability to travel within the San Francisco Bay Area 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs., occasionally 
  • Communicate with team members on a regular basis via email and phone


Compensation

This is a full-time position, Compensation is between $40,000-$49,000 and will commensurate with experience. This position does include a comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply:

Please combine your resume and cover letter into one PDF file and email it to info@helpamotherout.org with the subject line Program Associate.

*Every application submitted will be reviewed. We regret we are unable to respond to phone inquiries or snail mail submissions.


Help a Mother Out is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Program Associate, Bay Area 

About Us

Help a Mother Out (HAMO) works to improve baby and family well being, by increasing access to diapers for families in need. We distribute diapers to families in need through a network of social service…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Flexible, virtual work environment (some in person required). Comprehensive benefits packaging including 401K.

Flexible, virtual work environment (some in person required). Comprehensive benefits packaging including 401K.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual a plus.

Bilingual a plus.

How to Apply

To Apply:

Please combine your resume and cover letter into one PDF file and email it to info@helpamotherout.org with the subject line Program Associate.

Local applicants only, please. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

To Apply:

Please combine your resume and cover letter into one PDF file and email it to info@helpamotherout.org with the subject line Program Associate.

Local applicants only…

Location

Oakland, CA

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