Programs Coordinator

Atlanta, Georgia
We provide a competitive salary with generous health benefits
Aug 26, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Education programs
Focus Areas
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level


We're committed to building a dedicated staff that reflects the diverse Atlanta community. We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced individuals who share in our passion for service and our civic pride.

Some more things you should know:

Our work matters and has a direct positive impact on our neighbors

We provide a competitive salary with generous health benefits

Our office is located West Midtown, one of the cities best neighborhoods for lunch, coffee, drinks, and shopping.

We enjoy a casual, but focused office atmosphere (we roll up our sleeves and get to work)

We provide a ton of opportunities for professional development through hands on experience and access to our expansive network 

Job Description

As the Program Coordinator, you will support Hands On Atlanta’s education-focused programs. From recruiting our next cohort of AmeriCorps members to analyzing program data, you will play a meaningful role on Hands On Atlanta’s Programs Team. Logistics, relationship building, attention to detail, recruitment, data analytics are just a few of the many skills you’d bring to this role. This is cross-functional position, which will involve partnering with diverse internal and external stakeholders. Key areas of responsibility include:

-Coordinate AmeriCorps and volunteer leader recruitment by: conducting outreach to publicize opportunities (i.e. creating flyers, posting positions, outreach to colleges and universities, tabling, etc.)

-Screening and interviewing applicants, organizing networking rounds

-Managing applicant data base and communicating with applicants

-Onboard and train AmeriCorps members and volunteer leaders:

-Coordinate training sessions and team building activities; manage logistics for trainings

-Update and analyze training feedback surveys, suggest modifications to training based on results

-Collect and analyze Program data

-Support the refinement of Hands On Atlanta’s data collection processes

-Update, disseminate, and analyze program surveys

-Lead focus groups, analyze themes

-Input data into Salesforce and run reports; create summaries for diverse audiences

-Help with Program management and logistics

-Conduct site visits to check-on AmeriCorps members and program operations

-Track AmeriCorps members’ timesheets and other details related to federal grant compliance

-Serve as a Hands On Atlanta ambassador at community events

-Support Hands On Atlanta’s signature days of service and special events

Preferred Experience

You might describe yourself as a relationship builder and detail oriented. You have a knack for multi-tasking. You’re are more of a nonprofit generalist, than a specialist. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You might describe yourself as ambitious, a learner, a jack of all trades, a positive force, and interested in a career in nonprofit management.

You have/are:

• 2-3 years of professional experience, ideally at a nonprofit organization coordinating programs

• Service program alum, i.e. AmeriCorps, Teach for America, Peace Corps, etc. (preferred)

• The ability to manage logistics and balance multiple projects simultaneously

• Experience collecting and analyzing data; Salesforce experience is preferred

• High energy and passion for Hands On Atlanta’s mission

• Excellent communication skills (in person, over the phone, and in writing)

• Comfortable with public speaking

• The ability to work on a team and independently

• Strong attention to detail

• An eagerness to learn, contribute, and grow

• Reliable transportation and ability to navigate/travel in and around greater Atlanta

• Experience and comfort with Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel)

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