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Program Coordinator - Part Time

Working for Community Action offers opportunities, an environment, benefits and a mission you won't find anywhere else. If you're motivated and want to be part of an organization that helps improve the community- then this is the opportunity for you. 

The Program Coordinator provides staff support for projects that address racial and ethnic disparities in the Lehigh Valley. This includes researching emerging needs, recruiting volunteers, engaging varied constituencies in discourse on equity, and advocating on behalf of racial and ethnic minority constituencies. The Program Coordinator also provides staff support for projects that address bridging the college admissions gap for high school students of color, who are underprivileged or who are potential first-generation college students in their families. 

Racial and Ethnic Justice Organizer

Campaign for Racial and Ethnic Justice

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Part Time Non Exempt (20 hours/week)

Starting salary range:$ 14.00-$16.00

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides information, ideas and consultation for program development and long-range planning.
  • Complies with all goals and performance targets of work plan.
  • Compiles program data.
  • Provides staff support for program committees.
  • Maintains records of students’ progress for ClientTrack and grant opportunities.
  • Researches issues affecting the racial and ethnic minority constituencies targeted by the position.
  • Assists in developing community awareness of racial and ethnic disparities.
  • Helps to organize community-wide discussions and activities on race and ethnicity issues.
  • Serves as an advocate in the community on racial and ethnic issues and fair treatment.
  • Helps solicit resources to support projects and initiatives.
  • Recruits people to assist with projects, participate in services, and serve as advocates on behalf of the broader mission.
  • Collaborates with community agencies doing similar work.
  • Works with financial institutions to provide information on wealth management services.
  • Works with the program’s students and their families to research available funding for testing, the application process and for college tuition; this includes help with the FAFSA application.
  • Assists students in preparing for higher education, to include technical schools, trade schools, colleges and universities.
  • Researches the emerging needs of college students.
  • Assists in developing programming and curricula for the Generation Next Program.
  • Recruits, trains, supervises, develops and works with volunteers to support the program’s needs.
  • Helps students to prepare for the SATs and other college entrance assessments.
  • Implements strategies to help students to overcome a variety of scholastic and personal difficulties throughout the year.
  • Organizes college trips for the program’s students to give them a glimpse of what college life is like.
  • Researches colleges and universities to help match students’ personal needs with their goals and desired lifestyle.
  • Considers and incorporates the unique elements of the individual school’s approach to the program’s activities.
  • Works with the advisory committee and other constituents to discuss students’ transition into college and what services, if any, can continue to be offered.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree preferred and/or 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Understands and embraces efforts that promote racial, social and economic equity and asset-based community change
  • Experience in community organizing or engagement preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with diverse communities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently

 CACLV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or handicap. 

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