Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




162 Boylston Street
5th Floor
United States


Position Title: Program Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Community and Youth Programs

FLSA Status: Full-time, 40 hours a week

Job Description

Position Summary

GrubStreet, a leading literary arts center in Boston, is seeking a Programs Coordinator to be a vital part of our Community and Youth Programs team. Reporting to the Director of Community and Youth Programs, the Programs Coordinator will primarily help manage, evaluate, and develop GrubStreet’s Community and Youth programs. Key areas of responsibility include:

Program Administration and Communication

-Prioritizes commitment to access and equity across all programs for all classes and events.

-Manages operations of Summer Teen Fellowship which includes:

  • Coordinating and providing support for instructors.
  • Administering application process.
  • Coordinating fellowship-related events, including the Muse and the Marketplace conference attendance.
  • Overseeing production of annual anthology.

-Scheduling and Operations

  • Manages free lunch and transportation programs for teens.
  • Distributes and logs all student surveys.
  • Supports the Grub Slam Team, including coach support, coordinating auditions, and other program logistics.
  • Acts as liaison for scheduling, planning, and implementing events with neighborhood, community, and school partners.
  • Manages inventory for program supplies. Supports partner sites and instructors to make sure they have the supplies they need for GrubStreet classes and events.

-Programming support

  • Provides reports and programs updates to Director of Community and Youth Programs on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Collaborates with Director of Community and Youth Programs and rest of programs team to create annual class schedule. Also manages schedule updates and changes.
  • Runs YAWP Saturday Sessions (once a month during the school year).
  • Problem-solves issues while Director of Community and Youth Programs is not available.




  • Maintains YAWP and Neighborhood/Community web pages on the GrubStreet website.
  • Works with marketing to draft content and copy for flyers, ads, and other collateral material.
  • Drafts bimonthly (and weekly) communication to teens and parents, and acts as the point person for all questions related to teen programming. This includes the YAWP newsletter.
  • As needed, plans and runs events.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to and put "Program Coordinator Application" in the subject line.