Program Manager
Position Summary

The Program Manager works closely with our Program Director and staff to develop and implement curriculum for young leaders. This individual is responsible for managing and tracking program components and impact, including social and environmental justice curriculum, anti-oppression work, and service learning. The Program Manager is a critical link between our participants and the rest of the organization. They directly engage with youth participants, families, colleagues, and interns. 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 community.

Duties & Responsibilities

Program Logistics & Operations

– Serve as an Immersion Leader (1-2 times annually) for the two-week cultural immersion trips to Guatemala during spring and/or summer.

– Develop and maintain professional relationships with participants, families, partner organizations, colleagues, teachers, staff, board members, and other stakeholders

– Oversee program logistics, including event planning, space rentals, transportation, communications, and event agendas

– Track attendance & 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

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 2-3 ALP teams

– 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

– Experience with curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation

– Culturally responsive and aware; commitment to racial justice and equity work

– Familiar with trauma-informed care practices

– Experience with facilitation and public speaking

– Familiar with Office 365, Salesforce, MailChimp, Remind, or equivalent technological platforms

– Highly self-motivated, with the ability to manage multiple projects and work according to specific deadlines

– Excellent organizational skills

– Knowledge of local and global issues

– International travel experience

– Ability to adapt to fast-pace and changing environments

– Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and some weekends, as necessary

Preferred but not required:

– 3-5 years working with youth

– Bachelor’s Degree or higher

– Experience living abroad

– Involvement in local community

– Proficient Spanish language skills

Salary & Benefits

Starting salary is $38-$42k

Benefits include medical, dental, vision coverage, partial retirement match, 3 weeks paid vacation, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.

Global Visionaries is an equal opportunity 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.

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Position: Program Manager

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Working Hours
Full-time, exempt position, including evenings and some weekends
How to Apply

Applicants strongly encouraged to apply by December 13, 2019. 
Submit your resume and cover letter to: HR@global-visionaries.org
Please write your full Name along with Program Manager in the email subject line