Friday, February 02, 2007

Award winning Girls for Gender Equity is hiring

Urban Leaders Program Coordinator

The full-time Program Coordinator (PC) will be on-site at MS 61 in Brooklyn to implement Girls for Gender Equity's Urban Leader after school program that runs from 3pm-6pm, Monday-Friday. The PC's responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

implementation of program; student outreach; registration duties; form processing; mailings; relationship-building; communication with parents and guardians; confirming student attendance, distributing snacks; supervising our high school mentors, volunteers and employees of the program; escortingstudents to and from classrooms and various administrative tasks.

The PC will supervise program staff and participants and act as a liaisonfor the students, parents and staff. The PC will lead staff meetings,schedule staff development trainings, address crisis issues, authorizecommunity linkages and generate quarterly reports.

Please understand that the PC will be leading the implementation of our first government funded after school program. Although this is a greatopportunity to implement new and unique educational, pregnancy prevention,violence prevention, as well as health and fitness programs to youth ages 11-14, the initial start up will be a challenge and require someone that has:

•A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related field.

•Employment history in the field of social service, program management,and/or NYC public schools.

•Excellent program planning, organizing, oral communication and writing skills (especially for relating to parents and teachers).

•Ability to collaborate well with other agencies and follow up with calls,computer tracking and reporting.

•Creative approach to implementing and monitoring programming.

•A clear understanding of gender equity work and understanding of feminist theory a plus.

•Strong organizational and delegation skills for assisting staff and interns.

Salary: High 30's Low 40's to be determined by experience, full healthbenefits – If selected for the position GGE will require, in writing, aseven-month commitment to position!

Reports to: Director of Community Organizing Founder/Executive Director

Position available immediately, email resume and cover letter or Fax to 718-857-2239

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