Career Opportunities

Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Learning Experience Coordinator

Title: Learning Experience Coordinator
Area: Education
Reports to: Education Manager
Status: Part-Time, Hourly


Reporting to the Education Manager, the Learning Experience Coordinator will implement and manage daily operations of JA Traditional programs, serving students in grades K-6. This position will build relationships with educators, manage corporate/school sponsorships, recruit and train classroom volunteers, and ensure that all administrative procedures are implemented. 20 hours per week. Flexible scheduling.

Primary Responsibilities:

Maintain and grow JA’s Traditional programs throughout Northeastern New York.
Recruit new volunteers and schools to participate in JA programs and build relationships with existing volunteer/school coordinators and business community partners.
Ensure quality and thoroughness of database by tracking all programs, volunteers, schools, educators and companies.
Work closely with education staff to leverage current partnerships with schools and volunteer companies/organizations.
Collaborate with community partners, i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, other non-profits etc.
Learn and become fluent in all JA curriculums and conduct training sessions for volunteers to ensure program quality.
Follow the quality standards set by JANENY and adhere to the implementation model set by JA USA.
Assist with fund-raising events, student conferences and other JA activities as required.
Develop and deliver presentations to a variety of constituents including educators, volunteers and funders.
Meet or exceed requirements of grant-funded programs.

Qualifications (required)

Bachelors degree required
Experience in non-profit programming and/or education field with proven program implementation preferred
Competitive and results-driven with the ability to motivate others
Strong relationship management and team building skills with the ability to work with a variety of constituents, including event sponsors, corporate leaders, and individuals
Excellent organization, presentation, and communication skills
Proven experience, passion and commitment to providing superior customer service
Ability to work as a self-starter in a team environment, inspiring others
Excellent technology literacy, including Microsoft Office

Application Process

Please email a cover letter and resume to Tovah Lisky, President;

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