We Are Hiring a Program Coordinator

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Program Coordinator

Location: Baltimore City, MD

Reports to:  Workforce Development Director

Employment: Full-time, Non-Exempt

About LETS GO Boys and Girls, Inc.

LETS GO Boys and Girls (LETS GO) is a nonprofit organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty through STEM education and workforce development. We hold firm the belief that our students of today are the technology leaders of tomorrow. In partnership with Title I K-12 schools and youth organizations, we build equitable, relevant, and engaging programs that prepare historically underrepresented groups of students for the STEM-powered workforce. At the center of all our decisions and actions are our core values: compassion, equity, collaboration, results-driven, courage to change, and integrity.

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to join our dedicated team offering Baltimore students engaging hands-on, minds-on STEM and workforce development learning opportunities within our partnering organizations. The successful candidate must be based in or near Baltimore City, comfortable with teaching 9-12th grade students, and will be expected to provide virtual and in-person learning opportunities. This position is a combination of remote and on-site work.

As a Program Coordinator, you will:

– Be an active member of the Workforce Development (WFD) Team

  • Work collaboratively with WFD Director, WFD Manager, and other regional WFD Program Coordinators to develop and deliver on short- and long-term goals and objectives using an agreed-upon growth strategy

– Facilitate Out-Of-School High School Program

  • Instruct youth during out-of-school time hours using the curriculum to support STEM career pathways at local Baltimore City high schools
  • Create or curate curriculum and other experiential learning opportunities related to workforce readiness and STEM career pathways
  • Recruit and retain youth for programs and activities, including participants from other LETS GO STEM programs
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with youth and their families, including facilitating youth/family information sessions
  • Coordinate logistics with vendors and prepare and maintain supplies for events and programs
  • Recruit and manage contracted educators to support the direct delivery of instructional programs
  • Maintain relationships with Baltimore City Public School (BCPSS) staff, administration, and counselors to ensure program efficacy

– Support Internship Placement Program

  • Lead Essential Skills/Soft Skill Workshops with students
  • Execute agreements between internship sites, families, and students
  • Manage logistics with vetted internships sites
  • Participate in status reviews with corporate, public, and private entities offering internship and apprenticeship opportunities

– Implement Summer Assistant Instructor Program

  • Coordinate Program Logistics with partner sites and Mayors Office Employment and Development (MOED)/YouthWorks
  • Recruit and train youth participants
  • Plan and schedule daily and weekly responsibilities, content, and curriculum for youth participants
  • Manage summer ‘Job Coaches’ and program implementation

– Other Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with the Baltimore Team on shared initiatives
  • Support program evaluation, including community input and feedback, student and site data collection, and student tracking, to assure continuous program improvement
  • Maintain relationships with students after program completion to track outcomes and impact
  • Perform administrative support duties and other duties as assigned

Our ideal candidate will have a:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social services, counseling or a STEM/STEM-related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in education, youth development, or another student support setting
  • Experience working with high school age youth preferred
  • Bi-lingual Spanish is a plus
  • Solid time management and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of integrity
  • Passion for mission achievement
  • A well-developed set of “people person” skills
  • Creative and flexible approach to problem-solving
  • Experience with Microsoft 365, Google Workplace, and general comfort with learning new software
  • Ability to work independently, yet know when to seek help
  • Reliable personal transportation and comfortable driving to sites within the city and county and transporting materials needed for program delivery. Must supply proof of auto insurance.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination required

To Apply:

All LETS GO hiring is contingent upon successful state and federal background check clearance. To apply, submit a Cover Letter and Resume to humanresources@letsgoboysandgirls.org with ‘Program Coordinator’ as the subject line.

This full-time hourly position offers a starting salary between $40,000 to $42,500 depending on education and professional experience. In addition to positive organizational culture, our benefits include:

  • Health Benefits (paid at 75% of cost)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (holidays, sick and vacation)
  • Professional Development

No phone calls will be accepted regarding this position. Learn more about LET’S GO Boys and Girls at www.letsgoboysandgirls.org. LET’S GO is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity in the workplace.

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