Part-Time Program Coordinator

Website The Network for Social Justice

Title: Part-Time Program Coordinator 

Who we are:

The Network for Social Justice (NFSJ) is a small community nonprofit organization based in Winchester, Massachusetts with a mission to foster a movement to advance equity and inclusion and address systemic racism in the town of Winchester and beyond it. The organization’s methodology is to challenge systemic oppression through a three-pronged strategy utilizing education to inform community engagement and activation around targeted organizing campaigns for social and racial justice. The Network advances its mission through five action arms working through the following committees: Community Engagement & Education, Response & Advocacy, Schools & Youth, Indigenous People’s Advocacy, and Immigrant Justice.

Basic function:

Program Coordinator responsible for

  • Providing intensive support for student interns, during both the academic year and summer. This will include recruiting applicants, fielding applications, conducting interviews, facilitating weekly meetings, and providing project mentorship check-ins as needed
  • Acting as a liaison between Winchester Public Schools and NFSJ regarding all student volunteers and interns
  • Acting as a liaison between, and conducting outreach with, local faith communities and community nonprofits
  • Researching and developing new projects, trainings and initiatives
  • Coordinating all aspects of NFSJ programs, including outreach to community, volunteers, disseminating program materials, overseeing adherence to budget and proper accounting, and administering evaluation/monitoring materials
  • Managing all social media posts and updates on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
  • Attending regular internal NFSJ meetings with Steering Committee and Board members

Desired skills, knowledge, abilities and duties

Applicants for this position should consider the following as desirable:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently
  • Creativity and program planning skills
  • Comfortable with social media and tech including Canva, PowerPoint, Word and Google Suite
  • Conference and large-scale event planning experience (for galas, etc.) a plus
  • Knowledge of facilitation or mediation a strong advantage

Education and experience

  • Undergraduate degree or commensurate experience
  • Community organizing background, strong demonstrated ability to build relationships with organizations, faith ministries, schools and other community-based institutions
  • Experience working with youth, specifically grades 8-12
  • Experience and strong passion for social and racial justice and movement building

Job type

Part-time (20 hours weekly), with the opportunity to increase to full-time after 6 months

Flexible hours (some evenings and weekends)

Benefits 

  • Flexible hours
  • Opportunities to attend professional development/trainings

Languages

Mandarin and/or Portuguese a plus

Driver’s license required for this position (Winchester is located on the commuter rail. However, with current train construction, a car is required to access the town and part of the surrounding community)

Work location

Winchester, Massachusetts, surrounding suburbs

Company website and Facebook page

Website: NFSJ.org

Facebook: nfsjorg

Instagram @nfsjorg

Work remotely

Temporarily due to COVID-19, however, as we shift into our summer session there will be socially distanced gatherings outside, and towards the fall, we hope to once again be holding regular in-person programs. Individuals will have to be available on-site in the office in a designated workspace employing social distancing regulations when required.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Remote interview process
Salary range

$18-22 per hour, commensurate with experience

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Shawn Macannuco at office@nfsj.org

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to office@nfsj.org