Program Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Amherst
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/26/2022 1:19 PM)
Job ID
2022-2043
# of Openings
1
Category
Human Services
Type
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Collective Power for Reproductive Justice

Overview

Collective Power for Reproductive Justice (collectivepowerrj.org) is a national reproductive rights and justice organization dedicated to educating, mentoring, and inspiring new generations of advocates, leaders, and supporters. Combining activism, organizing, leadership training, and reproductive rights movement building, Collective Power promotes an inclusive agenda that advances reproductive rights and health, and social and economic justice. Collective Power is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE. (tsne.org)

Responsibilities

The Program Coordinator will provide support to Collective Power for Reproductive Justice's paid summer internship program, Collective Rising.  Working under the direction of CPRJ's Program Manager, Collective Rising, the PC will support annual efforts to recruit, select, place, and train undergraduate students for our summer internship program working closely with program alumni. The PC will also help organize activist convenings, support program outreach, implement evaluation efforts and develop evaluation data, and coordinate participation and programming for these projects to meet project goals and advance CPRJ’s mission of supporting new leadership for the reproductive health rights and justice movement.

 

As a member of the Programs Team, the PC will provide input on CPRJ's programming, including our conference, campus organizing, and activist network programs, as well as help organize activist convenings and support other program initiatives and program fundraising as needed, and represent CPRJ with allies and supporters.

 

Support the National Summer Internship Program – 80%

  • Act as the primary administrative contact for program inquiries.
  • Conduct in-person outreach as needed as well as outreach through live webinars and online platforms.
  • With Communications Coordinator, develop outreach plans for social media; create online and print outreach materials.
  • Counsel prospective participants about their applications and the selection process.
  • Track and maintain all program data, including host site data and information, host site and intern applications, cohort demographic data, and contact information.
  • Manage internship and host site application systems, including working with operations staff and vendors to develop and maintain online application systems.
  • Provide administrative coordination of the applicant interview process, including scheduling applicant interviews and coordinating with training team, and assist the PM-CR in determining appropriate placements that meet host organization needs while providing selected students with appropriate growth opportunities.
  • Support the PM-CR in the creation and faciliation of trainings to support program participants, including selecting and training alumni facilitators for the program orientation and co-facilitating the training.
  • With goals set by PM-CR, develop online modules for student support and professional development during the summer, including developing support teams and working with team leaders.
  • Manage travel and logistical needs for interns, including travel to trainings, host sites, the annual conference, and other convenings. Manages intern travel stipend program.
  • Serves as a member of the intern support team to help mediate and resolve issues arising during internship placements and works with the PM-CR to develop other necessary forms of support and professional development for the intern cohort.
  • With operations staff, manage stipend payments.
  • Tracks follow-up and evaluation efforts implemented by the PM-CR, including documenting post-internship follow up with students and exit interviews, and post-internship evaluations with host sites; collect quantitative and qualitative evaluation data.

Program Support – 10%

    • Provide support and content input for other CPRJ programming and new initiatives and projects as needed.
    • Participate and represent CPRJ in meetings and coalition spaces.
    • Participate in and provide support for fundraising efforts; engage in donor cultivation and stewardship by assisting with outreach to alumni, donors, and donor prospects.

 

Other – 10%

  • Other duties as assigned by the PM-CR.

Qualifications

We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

 

  • 1-3 years of related experience.
  • Social justice experience, including academic and/or lived experience organizing and conducting scholarship around issues of race, class, and gender, and/or student and youth development.
  • Alignment with mission and values.
  • Meeting facilitation and/or public speaking experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including people with different racial, ethnic and class backgrounds, people of different genders, and people with disabilities; experience supporting college students, especially students of color, first generation college students, and/or LGBTQ students preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented; able to handle high volume of work; effectively prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve; pay attention to deadlines and details; have good organizational skills; communicate clearly and confidently; must demonstrate flexibility and work well under pressure.
  • Must have word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs (especially Word and Excel) and Google documents; ability to relay information, messages and correspondence in timely and organized manner; experience using spreadsheets and databases.

Additional Information

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends and overnight travel throughout the year to national and international conferences, convenings, trainings, and foundation and donor visits. During the summer when the internship cohort is in the field, the PC may travel up to 50% of the time.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards.
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.

 

Compensation and Benefits

 

Location: Work will be primarily performed remotely. 

Compensation: The starting hourly rate for this position is $27.04/hr and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including..

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff.
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim.
  • Collective Power’s full-time workweek is 32 hours.
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care.
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA.
  • ...and more!

TSNE/Collective Power for Reproductive Justice envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

 

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/Collective Power for Reproductive Justice will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  

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