Part-Time Progam Coordinator

April 23, 2019

Company Name:
Junior Achievement - St Joseph

Title of Position:
Part-Time Program Coordinator

COMPANY SUMMARY: Junior Achievement: Empowering young people to own their economic success® Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement reaches over 24,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college. Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success. Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent. Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community. POSITION CONCEPT: The Part-Time, Program Coordinator will operate within established procedures and guidelines by providing administrative and hands-on support in areas related to Programs, Special Events, and other projects as needed. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide program support at JA events that includes delivering a strong customer service experience and problem-solving skills.  Recruit teachers and volunteers to participate in Junior Achievement  Maintain database information on all programs and participants by accurately recording event confirmations of students, teachers and volunteers.  Write grants and assist with fundraising  Prepare program materials for volunteer training and orientation activities..  Provide telephone and email communication to volunteers, teachers, and community members.  Other projects as required. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  High school diploma or equivalent. Oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, organization and planning skills, and evidence of problem solving and creative ability. Excellent computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Access and Excel), and can function effectively under pressure. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus.

Name of Contact:
Chanda Proffit or Melanie Walley

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