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Program Coordinator

Híbrido
El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Oakland, CA
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Publicado hace 28 días

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Flexibilidad
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha de inicio
1 de julio de 2024
Salario
USD $67.500 - $71.500 / año

Descripción

WHO WE ARE:

TransForm is California’s leading advocate for healthy, connected communities with affordable transportation and housing choices. For more than two decades, we’ve brought together environmental, social justice, and health advocates to shape transportation and land use decisions for the benefit of people and the planet.  

TransForm is a dynamic organization with a collaborative and inclusive culture. Our staff works closely with partners at the local, regional, and state levels to create healthier, more connected, equitable and affordable communities. We care about each other as individuals and co-workers and strive to implement a flexible work-life balance, while still meeting the demands of our job.

TransForm is committed to diversity, equity, and justice both within our organization and throughout our work.


ABOUT THE ROLE

Are you interested in motivating communities to make positive environmental and social change? Do you have a passion for fostering connections with diverse stakeholders, including caregivers, city, district and school staff? Do you have experience in community engagement, volunteer coordination, and event planning? Are you a highly organized individual able to maintain precise administrative records? TransForm seeks an experienced individual with excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills who will join the TransForm Programs Team to create safe, convenient, and fun opportunities in order to make walking, rolling, and transit affordable and accessible for all. This position will primarily be focused on the Safe Routes to Schools Program and will be working in schools, at home, and in an office setting. Our team is committed to a healthy work/life balance and we are responsive to the needs of staff. 


ABOUT SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS:

Safe Routes to Schools is a national and international movement to create safe, convenient, and fun opportunities for children and their families to walk, bicycle, carpool and take transit to and from schools, with a particular emphasis on low-income schools. TransForm provides site coordination for over 290 public schools in the Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools program. 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In coordination with the Programs Team, implement Safe Routes to Schools programming at selected elementary and middle schools in Alameda County.
  • Recruit and train parent leaders, school champions, and community partners at targeted and participating schools.
  • Involve stakeholders including city agencies, school districts, and community-based organizations to facilitate program implementation at individual school sites.
  • Reach out to and meet with principals and other school staff as needed to successfully implement the program in schools.
  • Facilitate educational presentations on active and shared transportation to K-12 students.
  • Collaborate with team members to plan education and encouragement activities and events, including but not limited to: Walk and Roll to School Days, the Golden Sneaker Contest, and Bike to School Day, etc. 
  • Lead program elements, including project planning, delegating tasks to team members through program management software, and following up on team progress and goals.
  • Uphold values of TransForm including, but not limited to, cultivating teamwork through leadership, practicing nonviolent communication and providing direct feedback, celebrating team successes and representing Transform at meetings with other consultants, funders, and clients.
  • Attend occasional early morning, evening and weekend events as necessary.
  • Maintain up-to-date administrative records using database and spreadsheet software.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated sensitivity and understanding of issues facing low-income communities of color; ability to work comfortably in diverse communities and settings; high level of cultural competency.
  • 2 + years experience implementing a program that engages and empowers caregivers and/or school staff as valuable contributors and decision-makers.
  • 2+ years experience engaging volunteers in organizing events and campaigns, conducting outreach, and building support for an ongoing program.
  • Experience with planning events, including project planning, setting goals and conducting outreach and publicity.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A deep commitment to the mission and philosophy of Safe Routes to Schools and TransForm, and a strong desire to advance racial and economic justice through transportation.
  • Entrepreneurial, can-do attitude focused on problem-solving.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite (i.e., Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Slides and Documents). 


Great to also have: 

  • You have a deep commitment to equity and social justice issues.
  • Work or lived experience within underserved or marginalized communities.
  • You have a strong working knowledge of the diverse populations and communities within  Alameda County. 
  • You are bilingual in English and another language commonly spoken in Alameda County.
  • You have a strong spirit of collaboration and willingness to help others.


Salary & Benefits: 

This is a full-time, exempt position. The estimated salary range is $67,500 - $71,500/year, depending on experience and qualifications. Applicants expecting the top of the salary range should have all the skills listed under “Great to also have.”

TransForm provides competitive benefits, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), and paid time off. This is a hybrid office/work from home position, with staff currently expected to work from our downtown Oakland office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but this schedule may occasionally adjust. TransForm is committed to shared learning activities across the organization, including dedicated funding for conferences and other professional development opportunities.

Our staff is focused on making a positive change in the world and supports and values diversity. TransForm is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ persons, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Timeline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with interviews scheduled shortly after application reviews. This hiring process will move quickly, and we strongly recommend applying as soon as possible. The hiring process will likely include a 30-minute phone interview, followed by one round of in person interviews with a panel of TransForm staff members, and one written work exercise. This role will start early July 2024.

If you require accommodations during the interview process or work exercise, please share your request when your interview is scheduled.

WHO WE ARE:

TransForm is California’s leading advocate for healthy, connected communities with affordable transportation and housing choices. For more than two decades, we’ve brought together environmental, social justice, and health…

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Oakland, CA
Oakland, CA, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please email a resume and a PDF with your responses to the following questions to SR2SCoordinator2024@transformca.org. A formal cover letter is optional, but not a replacement for completing the questions below. Please limit your responses to one to two paragraphs per question. 


  1. Describe what makes you excited about being a Program Coordinator at TransForm, primarily working with Elementary and Middle schools to implement the Safe Routes to Schools Program.
  2. How have you empowered volunteers to implement a project or accomplish a goal? Please share your approach and any strategies you’ve used. 
  3. How have you woven equity and justice values into your previous work?


Only applications that are complete and meet the required qualifications will be fully reviewed by the hiring manager.

Please email a resume and a PDF with your responses to the following questions to SR2SCoordinator2024@transformca.org. A formal cover letter is optional, but not a replacement for…

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