The Program Coordinator position functions within the Living Beauty team to perform a variety of program development and administrative duties. The Program Coordinator oversees the coordination and administration of all programs including planning, organizing, and controlling program activities; public relations development through community education, involvement and support.
The mission of The Foundation for Living Beauty is to empower women to increase their self-esteem, physical wellness, and emotional stability while coping with the taxing affects of cancer and chemotherapy.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Program Coordinator performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Commitment to the values expressed in the mission of The Foundation for Living Beauty and demonstrates behavior consistent with those values
Plan the delivery of overall programs and activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization, including retreats, sisterhood day programs and fundraising efforts
Manage a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the programs and to identify areas for improvement
Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct event evaluations according to the program evaluation framework
Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
Develop forms and records to document program activities
Maintain website information for upcoming programs and events
Maintain online social media posts, event promotion and photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Test online event registration for website before promotion to clients
Assist in engaging volunteers for appropriate program activities using established volunteer management practices
Communicate with participants and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input to improve the program
Liaise with managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery
Support the Outreach Coordinator's program for social worker outreach
Establish community support for discounted lodging, equipment and other benefits
Develop press releases, brochures and other public relation materials
Contact a broad spectrum of promotional outlets, print, electronic and social media to establish a strong support coalition
Provide public presentations and demonstrations to potential support groups
Assist in developing funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services
Ensure that programs operate within the approved budget
Monitor all budgeted program expenditures
Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
Ensure that all financial records for the program are up to date
Ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness through in-kind donations and volunteers
Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate
Perform other duties as directed
The Program Coordinator should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:
Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
Minimum two years of experience in a related field
Experience in program development, special event development and promotion
Understanding of counseling principles and practices
Interest in holistic health principles and practices
Knowledge of staff/volunteer management and supervision
Refined written skills and articulate public speaking ability
Knowledge of website updating
Usually work in an office environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces
Usually work a standard work week, but may be required to work some evenings, weekends or overnight to facilitate and monitor program activities
Proficiency in the use of computers for:
Website updates and maintenance
The Program Coordinator position is a part-time, non-exempt position. Salary range is $15-20/hour and is based on qualifications and experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you're interested in the position and include relevant experience, achievements, salary history, and 3-5 professional references, to: