The Associate Program Manager works closely with our Program Manager, Program Director, and staff to create and implement curriculum for young leaders. This individual is a critical link between our participants and the rest of the organization. They directly engage with youth participants, families, colleagues, and interns. Along with co-coordinating program components, the Associate Program Manager promotes student learning, and sets and surpasses program metrics through developing, facilitating, and evaluating program components, including social and environmental justice curriculum, service learning, and anti-oppression work. They work within our small program team to evaluate and improve processes, think strategically about long-term opportunities, and increase youth voice in our organization and our community.
Program Logistics & Operations
– Develop and maintain professional relationships with participants, families, partner organizations, colleagues, teachers, staff, board members, and other stakeholders
– Serve as an Immersion Leader (1-2 times annually) for the two-week cultural immersion trips to Guatemala) during spring and/or summer.
– Oversee program event planning, including space rentals, transportation, communications, and event agendas
– Track attendance and data for First Year Program (FYP) and Advanced Leadership Program (ALP)
– Responsible for onboarding and overseeing interns, establishing and sustaining intern partnerships, and facilitating project development with interns
– Co-responsible for communication and communication schedule development for student cohorts and families
– Evaluate programs and implement programmatic changes based on internal and external feedback
Participant Recruiting & Enrollment
– Run in-class and information night presentations during recruitment season (Sept-Nov)
– Promote and support the student application process, oversee acceptance and enrollment
– Work closely with Guatemalan team and Program Director to meet annual enrollment goals for both the FYP and ALP
– Support parents and students who seek scholarships to determine financial needs, develop a realistic plan; provide information to help team allocate funds equitably for the FYP and ALP
Participant Support & Education
– Foster a safe and inclusive environment for participants from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, actively encourage their agency within GV and the broader community
– Develop and implement curriculum focused around environmental and social justice for the FYP and ALP
– Co-manage 3-4 ALP teams of 8 to 15 participants each
– Support student fundraising efforts, act as coach and support for those participants with socio-economic barriers in utilizing their network and strengths
– Develop and maintain partnerships with outside organizations to strengthen community and program success
The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications and/or skills:
– Relationship building and interpersonal skills, especially with young people
– Curriculum development and evaluation
– Culturally responsive and aware; commitment to racial justice and equity work
– Trauma-informed care
– Facilitation and public speaking
– Familiar with Microsoft Office & Office 365, Salesforce, Mail Chimp, Remind, or equivalent technological platforms
-Effective time management and organization
-Knowledge of local and global issues
-Involvement in local community
-Curiosity and adaptability
-Experienced with interpersonal accountability
Preferred but not required:
-3-5 years working with youth
-Bachelor’s Degree or higher
-Experience living abroad
Beginning salary is $35-$37K, with re-evaluation of salary and position title at both 3 and 6 month performance reviews.
Benefits include medical, dental, vision coverage, partial retirement match, 3 weeks paid vacation, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Applicants strongly encouraged to apply by June 19, 2019
Submit your resume and cover letter to HR@global-visionaries.org
Please write your Full Name along with Associate Program Manager in the email subject line.
Global Visionaries is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, class, gender identity, creed, physical or mental disability. We seek a diverse workforce to match the global nature of our programs and the broad diversity of the students who participate.