Program Coordinator

The Sunshine Method

About the organization

At The Sunshine Method, we pursue Equity in Education. We pursue opportunities to build strong communities where every child has access to a quality education. And through our pursuit, we believe we can create a world that regardless of a child’s circumstances, they will have access to every opportunity, tool, and resource necessary to reach their fullest potential.

We understand the value that each person’s story brings to shaping our collective future. And by taking education out of the classroom and directly to the children’s homes, we commit ourselves to leveling the playing field so that all children have an opportunity to succeed.

Duties

Our Program Coordinator will provide direct support to the CEO and COO (an RPCV from Paraguay) of this fast paced organization to establish and maintain relationships with tutors and families, and oversee various projects as they arise. We believe that we are collectively in this together, and all provide integral support through hiring and human resources, marketing, account management, impact evaluation, outreach/ development, and follow ups.

Position Responsibilities:

Human Resource:

Work with team to post jobs when necessary on job boards;
Screen and schedule candidates for interviews;
Manage a tutor employee database and all data entry;
Assist tutors with any issues related to the hiring process;
Compile, and review all student monthly reports & time sheets.

Student Support:

Create a positive and empathetic atmosphere for families as they begin the process of working with the Sunshine Community;
Establish and maintain relationships between the company, the children, and their families;
Get to know the children, their interests, personalities, and what subjects they may be struggling with to help match them with the best tutor;
Carry out any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Eagerness to learn and be adaptable;
Demonstrated commitment to the community through volunteer experiences;
Demonstrated interest in education, and the social sector;
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, environment, and be solution oriented;
High personal awareness and empathy;
Understanding or awareness of the demographics we serve;
Data entry, PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience;
Demonstrated professional excellence and achievement;
Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously; Excellent organizational skills and attention to details;
Excellent interpersonal skills and follow-up skills;
Strong verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team;
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
2 to 4 years minimum work experience, preferably in education, or social sector
Minimum: Bachelors Degree
Language Preferences: English, Spanish a plus

Salary

$34,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please attach submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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