Full Time

Program Coordinator (bilingual, Spanish) at Raising A Reader

Fields: education, social services, children, social work,

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

About the Organization: Raising A Reader MA is an evidence-based early literacy organization dedicated to helping families of young children (newborn through age 6) develop, practice and maintain habits of reading together at home. Our work, which both increases access to books and offers families tools and support for strengthening the culture of reading at home, is driven by 25 years of research that shows the single most significant factor influencing a child’s academic achievement is being regularly read to by their parents and adult caregivers before starting kindergarten.

About the Position: The Program Coordinator(s)/Manager(s) will be based in either our Chelsea or Boston office, with frequent travel to program partner sites across Boston and Greater Boston (Chelsea, Revere, Malden, Everett, Lynn). Each member of the program team is assigned a caseload of partners within and/or across communities, and is responsible for ensuring that all components of our program within those partnerships are implemented with fidelity. Specific community and partnership assignments may vary from year to year, and frequent travel between program sites is required. We are flexible with regards to schedule and level of responsibility, determined in accordance with the candidates’ experience and availability. This position may be part time or full time, depending on need. Schedule is flexible within normal working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm), and some evenings/weekends are required.

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial and charismatic with motivation and ability to establish Raising A Reader MA as an effective partner in the community
  • Deep commitment to creating high-impact opportunities for children and families
  • Familiarity with community preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Training and marketing abilities, leadership skills, and public speaking experience
  • Creative thinking, specifically related to project implementation
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity and comfort with technology applications; experience with Salesforce or similar data management system preferred
  • Strong administrative capabilities, organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Exceptional ability to work effectively with people representing diverse cultures
  • Car and valid driver’s license
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent professional/life experience) in Education, Human Services, or other related field
  • Program Coordinator: 1+ years of experience in early childhood development, education or social services / Program Manager: 3+ years of experience in early childhood development, education or social services

Estimated Salary: $30,000 – $42,000

Deadline: September 28, 2018

Apply Here:
Raising A Reader


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