Last updated February 14, 2017
Program Coordinator Position Available
(Please note that
this position has been filled.)
Reading to Kids is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to work under the
direction of our Managing Director. As one of two paid employees of the
agency, the Program Coordinator will have an exceptional opportunity to
work with a grassroots nonprofit organization.
must be able to embody the organization’s mission, inspire others to become
involved, and serve as a point-person for thousands of volunteers and community
members. This position offers the opportunity to help direct the growth of
Reading to Kids and to bring the joy of
reading to many more children in Los Angeles.
Coordinator serves in a variety of capacities, including but not limited to the
Working with our current schools to coordinate each month’s
Volunteer recruitment, maintaining relationships with volunteer
groups, and ensuring and improving the quality of the Reading to
Kids volunteer experience.
Public representation of Reading to Kids at
fairs, school events, and meetings. Outreach to community organizations,
individuals, and businesses. Manage Reading to Kids
Development and Fundraising
Assisting with fundraising events; outreach to local businesses
for in-kind donations; assisting with grant writing.
Participation in Board and Taskforce meetings and involvement
with Taskforce committees as a facilitator and coordinator.
Data recording and analysis post-reading clubs. Ordering,
inventory, and distribution of prize books.
Qualifications for the position should include a minimum of a B.A./B.S. degree
with experience in volunteer management and program coordination. An ideal
candidate will have outstanding written and oral communication skills,
exceptional people skills, a keen attention to detail, an energetic personality,
an enthusiasm for the benefits that our program offers, and a genuine motivation
to work toward providing children with an enthusiasm for reading.
will be between $34,000 and $37,000 plus benefits.
If you are
interested in applying for the position, please e-mail your cover letter and
resume as a single Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat PDF attachment to
The cover letter and resume must be in one document named "LastName_FirstName"
(e.g., Doe_John). The subject line of your email must include the phrase
Questions can be addressed to
Reading to Kids Managing Director Charlie Orchard, Charlie.Orchard
readingtokids.org. Cover letters and resumes will
not be accepted by mail or facsimile, or in any format other than as a Microsoft
Word or Adobe Acrobat attachment.