Program Coordinator (Lift a Brother Up)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000.00
Maximum: $45,000.00
Details: Salary DOE - non-exempt



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



2700 International Boulevard
Suite 30
United States


Position Summary: 

This position has primary responsibility for implementing the Lift a Brother Up career development program, which engages high school aged young men with manhood development, job training, paid internship and college prep within health, human services and social change sectors. This position will also contribute to coordination of Brothers, UNITE!, an out of school time manhood training program for males aged 8-14, which builds literacy, life skills and leadership. The position also supports coordination of wrap-around Trail Brothers environmental education outings, as well as case management and parent education services.

Depending on past experience, the position may also contribute to BOTR's community capacity building work, which provides the following to adult professionals at schools, nonprofits and public agencies: training workshops, curriculum development, coaching, consulting, convening, research and writing.

The core competencies for this position are experience delivering programming with BYMOC, particularly working with high school aged young men, and preferably around career and/or college preparation; project coordination/management experience with youth work, including BYMOC. Experience with training and technical assistance is a plus, though not required.

Job Responsibilities:

Direct Services

·       Lead the Lift a Brother Up career development program with young men, including facilitation of meetings for life skills development, job training, and supervising field trips

·       Facilitate one day of BU! after school programming. Step in as needed to supervise or lead boys groups during summer and school year

·       Develop marketing materials and perform outreach to secure clients for direct services as well as partners for guest speakers and internship placements

·       Write, edit and help design curriculum lessons and program manuals

·       Liaise with partners for internship oversight, and coordination of field trips, speaker events, and wrap around services

·       Assist in development of documented systems for BOTR programs, including policies and procedures to be used within direct services

·       Recruit, orient and manage youth interns. Coordinator may also contribute to staff management.

·       Contribute to facilitation of staff organizational/program meetings and in-service staff development workshops

·       Maintain relationships with intern placement sites, school sites, and college access agencies.

Systems Change

·       Assist in the delivery of trainings around effective practice with BYMOC and related topics

·       Assist in development of training modules and with other capacity building projects.

Program Administration

·       Assist with evaluation and quality assurance procedures, including through surveys, observations, staff coaching

·       Perform administrative tasks in the office, including data entry, filing, mailings, etc.


·       Other tasks within these areas and others, as assigned

Working Conditions:

·       Extensive computer use

·       Typical office environment

·       Offsite facilitation and supervision

·       Ability to lift 25 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications:

·       Bachelor's degree or AA and equivalent life/work experience

·       A reliable car, car insurance and a clean driving record (the position requires an ease of movement between the home office, program/partner sites, important meetings, etc.)

·       At least 2 years of experience working with youth and families, with at least part of this experience working directly with BYMOC

·       At least 1 year of experience in a program coordination or similar management role.

·       Passing a live scan criminal background check and submitting a negative TB test from within the last two years

·       Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, organization, cross-cultural & conflict resolution skills

·       Computer skills in Microsoft Office (other software a plus)

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Experience developing curricula for direct services and/or training/technical assistance

·       Experience with administrative functions such as finance and fundraising a plus

·       Master's degree in related field a plus


Generous benefits including health insurance including; medical. chiropractic, dental, vision and 401k match.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish ability a plus

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

An application for this position requires a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (please include one current/former supervisor and list the references name, title, organization, their e-mail and phone number) sent to Executive Director, Daniel Vasquez at Only applicants who submit all requested forms will be considered. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.