The Program Coordinator position is a critical and valued member within the BSP team. The Program Coordinator helps achieve the mission statement of BSP through the implementation of administrative function at highest standards. The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Bay Area Manager. The Program Coordinator works within the established guidelines set forth by the leadership at BSP.
Coordinate worksite vocational training
- Plan and manage BSP’s vocational workplace classes, including: ADVANCE Workplace English & Job Skills, the Green Janitor Certification Program and Infectious Disease Certification classes conducted at janitorial worksites.
- Market classes by identifying buildings that can host classes onsite and conducting outreach to employers and building owners to secure their commitment to partner with BSP.
- Manage classes at specific class-sites in commercial buildings, recruiting and overseeing the instructor, making regular visits to the sites, and securing the collaboration of employers, building owners, union representatives and leaders and other stakeholders in the classes.
- Oversee student and volunteer retention, attendance tracking and program assessments at specific class sites.
Coordinate community English, digital skills, and other classes
- Coordinate English as a Second Language, digital literacy, citizenship preparation, and other classes at the USWW union hall in Alameda.
- Supervise all instructors and volunteers.
- Maintain and manage classroom & computer lab space and training supplies.
Monitoring participants in all programs
- Input and maintain student records in statewide database.
- Monitor student attendance and program performance and produce progress and program assessment reports.
Student support and outreach
- Provide information and outreach on relevant immigrant integration programs and pathways to students, including referrals to local nonprofit immigration legal service providers. Track outreach and referrals for funding purposes.
- Act as a resource of information to students on local community support services.
- Help to represent the organization to union staff, government agencies, community, industry, the public, and funders in the region.
- Assist in developing new public and private partnerships for training provision and funding.
Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or Leadership Team
Program Development & Fund Development
- Assist with growth and development of existing and new programs.
- Assist with development of assessment tools and implementation of assessment systems.
- Conduct marketing and outreach for annual scholarship program. Manage scholarship application process and volunteer hours for scholarship recipients.
- Assist Development & Executive staff with research on funding opportunities and preparation of grant proposals, grant management and grant reporting.
- Bilingual English/Spanish required. Applicants without Spanish language ability will not be considered.
- A Bachelor’s Degree or significant work experience in the field of non-profit management or education
- At least 2 years work experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Have a deep comfort working in culturally diverse communities
- Eagerness to work as a team with a committed small staff where everyone chips in when needed to get things done
- Strong computer skills
- Experience in teaching or managing basic skills or vocational training
- Experience managing staff, contractors or volunteers
- Background working with labor organizations or unions
- Experience working with immigrant populations and adult low-wage workers
- Working knowledge of Salesforce