POSITION TITLE: Program and Outreach Coordinator, Seattle Washington
REPORTS TO: Seattle Community Relations Manager
Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest inspires all girls, ages 6-18, to be strong, smart, and bold. Our gender-specific and research-based programming is focused on equipping girls with the tools necessary to lead healthy, academically successful, and economically-independent lives.
This is an exciting time for Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest. Over the past several years we have increased the number of girls served exponentially while simultaneously building visibility and increasing revenues to support program growth. As we look to the future, we are prioritizing program expansion efforts across Oregon and Washington. We are currently seeking a Program and Outreach Coordinator who is passionate about inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold and is excited to assist us with activating our expansion vision.
The Program and Outreach Coordinator will primarily support the development and oversight of year round Girls Inc. programming delivery including development and coordination of girls’ workshops and enrichment opportunities. In addition, the Program and Outreach Coordinator will assist both the Seattle Community Relations Manager and our Regional Community Engagement team as needed in community engagement and outreach, events, and volunteer recruitment activities for our dynamic and growing organization.
1. Girls Programming:
Oversight and coordination of year round programming in partnership with the Seattle Community Relations Manager and Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest Program Team.
- Plan and develop site partnerships, e.g. establishing partner agreements (school year and summer)
- Lead start-up, implementation and close-out efforts, including: coordination of supply preparation, curriculum and other group/site specific resources for facilitators
- Identify curriculum to be used with groups and in some cases creating/refining curriculum resources
- Ensure strong recruitment and retention of girls enrolled in programming
- Assist with the training and preparation of new Girls Guide Facilitators as they are on-boarded prior to each program term
- Support retention and success of Girl Guide Facilitators through clear communication and coaching
- Lead promotion and recruitment efforts of girls at partner sites
- Connect families to programming and other enrichment efforts
Assist both the Seattle Community Relations Manager and our Regional Community Engagement team in outreach, volunteer recruitment and events.
- Strengthen and enhance the reputation of Girls Inc. across the community through responsive partner, girl and family engagement
- Attend local events to network and promote the organization, it’s programming, and volunteer recruitment
- Represent Girls Inc. at school events
- Support the organization with major fundraising events, such as Day of the Girl and Power of the Purse
- Facilitate presentations for girls and adults across the community as requested
- Cultivate relationships with community organizations and other stakeholders that enhance learning opportunities for participants
3. Data Collection and Tracking:
The entire Program Team assists the Senior Program Manager with collecting and tracking relevant program data, e.g. enrollment forms, demographic information, and surveys.
4. Girls Inc. Experience and Expertise:
Build a mastery level understanding of gender-specific and culturally relevant programming with a focus on girls ages 6 – 18 years old.
- Develop an understanding of Girls Inc. curricula series and associated positive youth development principles
- Knowledge of best-practices in group facilitation and quality youth development programming as well as a commitment to strength-based individual and group work
- Awareness of the various barriers girls face related to navigating K-12 education, post-secondary readiness and career readiness
- Understand barriers experienced by girls in underserved communities. Approach work through a strengths-based and equity lens
- Understanding of local trends related to the delivery of culturally responsive programming
5. Other Support and Duties as Assigned:
Responsive to all additional requests that come from the Seattle Community Relations Manager, the Program Director and/or other functional teams at Girls Inc.
- Support with completing various administrative and research projects as needed
- Must possess flexibility, independence, warmth and a passion for inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold
- Highly adept at cross team collaboration with excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong organizational skills with the capacity to proactively identify issues and generate creative solutions
- Relevant and significant experience in gender-specific and/or experiential programming highly desirable
- Knowledge of culturally competent practices
- Knowledge of Seattle community, resources, and trends
- Must have group facilitation/instruction experience with youth
- Commitment to strength-based individual and group work
- Post-secondary education/degree in a social science, youth development, education or related field preferred but not required
- Willingness to have a flexible schedule, e.g. weeknight and weekend availability required
- Access to reliable transportation that may be off public transportation routes
Paid benefits include health, dental, 403b, short-term disability benefits, accidental death and dismemberment insurance and paid time off.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Girls Inc. values diversity and strongly encourages people of color, individuals from low-income backgrounds, non-binary individuals, and other populations to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Seattle Program and Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!