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Scholar Program Coordinator

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Generation Hope
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Washington, DC

Generation Hope


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Published 12 days ago

February 1, 2021
December 14, 2020

Position: The Scholar Program Coordinator is responsible for case management and program coordination to ensure Generation Hope Scholars are participating in healthy mentoring relationships and are on track to graduation. The Scholar Program Coordinator is responsible for providing involved support to a caseload of approximately 20-25 teen parents attending colleges across the D.C. metro area and assisting with the organization of program activities. Providing support for ongoing program activities, conducting research on possible community partners, assisting with program evaluation, planning program events, and communicating program progress are all functions of this position.  She/he/they also represent Generation Hope to nonprofit partners, students, donors and various other constituent groups.  The Scholar Program Coordinator should have a solid track record in working with youth, provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Support a caseload of approximately 20-25 Generation Hope Scholars, providing case management including, but not limited to:
  • Academic planning
  • Assistance with navigating the college system, such as financial aid and transferring to a 4-year school
  • Making referrals for Scholars and assisting them in accessing government and community services 
  • Providing emotional support 
  • Supervise and support mentoring relationships within caseload, including addressing areas of conflict or challenge among Scholars and their mentors (i.e. Sponsors) in a productive, sensitive way that maintains and improves the Scholar/Sponsor relationship 
  • Maintain accurate program records through program database to ensure thorough program evaluation 
  • Assist with organizing and planning various program events, such as field trips, social events, and trainings 
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A HARDWORKING, INNOVATIVE, COLLABORATIVE INDIVIDUAL WHO THRIVES IN A FAST PACED ENVIRONMENT. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE THESE QUALITIES/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 1 year experience working with young adults; experience working with teen parents or marginalized youth a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred
  • Record-keeping and data entry skills 
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofreading skills, and speaking 
  • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality
  • Motivated and able to work independently as well as with a team  
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Committed to racial equity with an understanding of the systemic challenges contributing to poverty 
  • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs and schedules of Scholars
  • Access to a vehicle to get to sites around the D.C. metro area on a regular basis
  • Must be available for periodic special events and trainings, which may occur on evenings and weekends
  • Excellent office and computer skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suites is required.
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with colleagues, donors, volunteers and the public
  • Personal qualities of honesty, credibility, and dedication to the mission and values of Generation Hope
  • Event planning experience a plus 
  • Experience facilitating or co-leading workshops/trainings a plus
  • Counseling and/or case management experience a plus 

Position: The Scholar Program Coordinator is responsible for case management and program coordination to ensure Generation Hope Scholars are participating in healthy mentoring relationships and are on track to graduation. The…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

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

Please note that Generation Hope is currently working and delivering services fully remotely due to COVID-19. We will continue to work remotely until public health authorities indicate that it is safe to return to the office.

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

Please note that Generation Hope is currently working and…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred

Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred

Location

415 Michigan Ave NE, Suite 430, Washington, DC 20017

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the online application. If this link does not work, you can access the application at the following link: https://Generation_Hope.formstack.com/forms/apply_now

*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.

To apply, please complete the online application. If this link does not work, you can access the application at the following link: https://Generation_Hope.formstack.com/forms…

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