Program Coordinator

Company: Girls On The Run Big Bend

Contact Person: Jennifer Powell

Application Deadline: July 29, 2019


Position Profile
The Girls on the Run® Program Coordinator (PC) must possess a passion for and commitment to improving the lives and opportunities of girls in third through eighth grades. The Girls on the Run program provides a safe and interactive way to learn about healthy living which includes an introduction and education on important topics such as goal-setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect, while training for a 5K event. The innovative curriculum teaches girls to listen and open up while also encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle, and harness the inner strength that they possess. Our important mission is accomplished by giving girls the tools to make positive choices for a healthy body and mind, while reducing the many risks they face today.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Girls on the Run Executive Director. The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing all of the Girls on the Run programs and volunteers. Some of the key responsibilities falling within these areas include:

Program Outreach and Site Management
• Implement the Girls on the Run strategic program plan and achieve program goals with respect to number of girls, number of sites and demographic requirements
• Market Girls on the Run program to potential new sites
• Work with community leaders, schools and other groups to maximize Girls on the Run success
• Coordinate all new and existing sites
• Enforce all current site policies and procedures and generate innovation and improvement as needed

Coach Management and Training
• Ensure all program sites are staffed with qualified volunteer coaches
• Manage all aspects of coach training, including Girls on the Run training, CPR & First Aid, and background checks
• Enforce all current coaching policies and procedures and generate continuous improvement

Curriculum/Equipment Management
• Purchase and distribute all curriculum materials including: coach boxes, coach manuals, healthy snacks and program equipment
• Manage inventory and distribution of coach and program curriculum, materials and supplies.

Budget and Administrative
• Work with Executive Director to develop program budget
• Manage program budget
• Data collection & information management of rosters, girls, numbers & revenue
• Manage all coach files, sites files and other program related paperwork


Required Qualifications
• BA or BS degree
• Passion for Girls on the Run mission and the ability to comprehend and effectively communicate issues surrounding empowerment, self-esteem, body image and whole-person health
• Outstanding communication skills in multiple environments and with a range of audiences (internal and external)
• Ability to multitask, prioritize and make efficient decisions
• Flexible and adaptable

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with Girls on the Run (or other similar youth or wellness programs)
• Non-profit management experience
• Fundraising experience
• Experience working with a Board of Directors
• Connections to the local community

How to Apply

Job Originally Posted on: Monday, July 22, 2019