Fields: education, youth, human services, social work, social science
Details and Requirements: Capital Partners for Education (CPE) is in its 25th year of supporting low-income students. CPE mentors low-income high school and college students in the academic middle from the Washington, D.C. area to provide the skills and experiences they need to successfully complete college and to excel in the workforce. The Program Coordinator helps CPE achieve its organizational goals of student college enrollment, persistence, and completion by coordinating support for a caseload of student-mentor pairs. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in human development, psychology, sociology, social work, education or other social sciences/human services field; At least one year working with low-income youth or youth facing barriers to college completion (Experience can include: College transition, persistence, and/or career transition; college or career counseling; Mentoring or coaching experience with youth and/or adults (including athletics); Relationship facilitation, ideally between people from diverse backgrounds; Program or workshop design; curriculum development; Experience navigating college bursar’s office, financial aid, federal work-study, FAFSA completion, private scholarships); Passion for serving CPE’s target population and improving their life trajectories, both individually and as part of a high-performing team; Experience with data management systems is a plus (e.g. Salesforce); Spanish language proficiency is strongly preferred. Salary ranges from high 30K to mid 40K commensurate with experience, with benefits.