Learning and Advocacy Coordinator

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Generation Hope
Washington, DC
Published 5 days ago

Job Title: Learning and Advocacy Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Learning and Advocacy

Starting: August 2021

Status: Full Time (40 hours/week) 

About Generation Hope:

Generation Hope's mission is to ensure all student parents have the opportunities to succeed and experience economic mobility by engaging education and policy partners to drive systemic change and providing direct support to teen parents in college as well as their children through holistic, two-generation programming. To date we have provided more than $800,000 in tuition assistance, supported almost 200 teen parents in college, celebrated more than 100 degrees earned through our program, and built relationships with 20+ two and four-year institutions around the National Capital Area as well as other institutions across the country. For more information, please visit:

We are one of the “best non-profits in the region.” Read below to learn why:

By joining our team, you will be working for an organization considered "one of the best nonprofits in the Washington, DC region for 2020-2021" by Catalogue of Philanthropy. Not only do we live out and operationalize our values, we have done the work to create a culture where you would want to work. The best part of our organization is the people, from the families we support to the team we have deliberately cultivated. We strive for excellence while understanding the most valuable asset we have is our people. At Generation Hope, we celebrate diversity in all of its forms, including thought, professional and lived experiences, race, gender - even taste in music. If this sounds like a mission and work environment you would like to contribute to and grow with, we welcome you to continue reading this position description and consider joining our team. 

Job Description:

The Learning and Advocacy Coordinator works with the Director of Learning and Advocacy in the coordination and execution of the FamilyU technical assistance program, a cohort-based initiative transforming college campuses to better support student parents. The Coordinator will provide general support to the National Impact Department and will manage the onboarding process finances and intake of technical assistance clients.


General Support 

  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Learning and Advocacy. Coordinate meeting schedules, maintain contact lists, make appointments, maintain department calendar, answer phones and take messages, and refer inquiries as appropriate;
  • Assist in preparing meeting materials, draft agendas and PowerPoint decks of the materials; 
  • Take notes for external stakeholder meetings, when appropriate;
  • Maintain continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating needed actions to management and trainers, discovering irregularities, and determining continuing needs;
  • In partnership with the Director of Learning and Advocacy, support the FamilyU data collection efforts; 
  • Provide administrative support for FamilyU Cohort selection process, including communicating with applicants, compiling applications for review, and managing FamilyU cohort intake process; 
  • Screen interested FamilyU and technical assistance clients;
  • Help update project management tools (including Excel sheets, written memos, MailChimp, and Little Green Light);
  • Purchase equipment and administrative and programmatic supplies;
  • Act as the liaison between different departments and senior staff members; and
  • Manage and maintain technical assistance client documents and requests.

Event Management

  • Lead the coordination and execution of travel and event logistics for future in-person events; 
  • Support the National Impact department in delivering virtual programming (including, but not limited to finding the best platforms, excellent communication, creation of virtual moments, etc.).


  • Working with Operations department, coordinate invoices for technical assistance and FamilyU cohort clients; 
  • Manage booking travel and accommodations for FamilyU cohort orientations, meetings, and campus visits.


  • At least 2 years experience in administrative support;
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred;
  • Knowledge and experience in higher education policy is preferred;
  • Meticulous approach to administrative tasks;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency with office technology (MS Office and Google Suite) and equipment, including fax machines, printers, copiers, scanners, and computers;
  • Creativity and strong problem-solving skills;
  • Passion for the mission and vision of Generation Hope;
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously;
  • Comfort representing the organization with leaders across sectors;
  • Familiarity with recruitment and performance evaluation processes;
  • Experience with customer service principles;
  • Exceptional leadership and organizational abilities;
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, organized and deadline-driven; and
  • Desire to work in a small, highly entrepreneurial, and mission-driven organization. 

To apply, please complete the online application here (or type in this URL: Please do not call. 

Generation Hope is an equal opportunity employer. Generation Hope will not discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibility, matriculation, political affiliation, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, breastfeeding, or reproductive health decisions), age, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, and disability.

Job Title: Learning and Advocacy Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Learning and Advocacy

Starting: August 2021

Status: Full Time (40 hours/week) 

About Generation Hope:

Generation Hope's mission is to ensure all student parents have the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 9, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required


Generation Hope provides a competitive salary with full benefits, including 403(b), health, dental, and paid time off.


Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
415 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017, United States
Suite 430

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