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We’re hiring! Betties360 is looking for a part-time Program Coordinator for the 2018 – 2019 academic school year (August 2018 – June 2019).

Since 2005, Betties360 has provided under-served girls in the Portland community access to outdoor activities and life-skill training for free. Our mission is to inspire confidence, well-being and community in girls through action sports, outdoor adventure, and life-skill education. Our primary goal is to deliver a cost effective way to provide outdoor experiences and life-skill training to under-represented girls while providing the Portland community with opportunities to share valuable outdoor experiences with girls who do not otherwise have access. Through these actions we hope to empower adolescent girls to be successful and engaged members in their community. 

POSITION:   Program Coordinator / Program Instructor
POSITION TYPE: Part-time, 20 hours / week
WAGE: $20 – $25 per hour, depending on experience
REPORTS TO: Betties360 Board of Directors
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 4, 2018

SUMMARY: The Program Coordinator works as a community liaison between multiple stakeholders including program instructors, the board of directors, community partners, and schools. The program coordinator maintains the image of Betties360 within the Portland community, and will help the organization adapt and expand its mission as we continue to grow. Other duties include overseeing a small staff of program instructors, preserving curriculum integrity, fostering relationships with the Portland community, and maintaining program gear.

It is advised that the Program Coordinator supplement their time through leading and teaching a Betties after-school program alongside managing the program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Coordinator
– Sustain a collaborative relationship between program instructors, the board of directors, school representatives, and community partners.

– Maintain a positive and meaningful relationship with community partners including The Audubon Society of Portland, Mazamas Mountaineering Club, and The Lumberyard.
– Uphold Betties360 Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity standards across the organization.
– Work with the board of directors to understand current partnership needs and facilitate building of future partnerships with the Portland Community.
– Provide nurturing and thoughtful leadership for Program staff.
– Seek out opportunities for Betties360 to engage in the Portland community and spread brand awareness.
– Assist in the planning of the Betties360 annual fundraising event.
– Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
– Build upon current curriculum to better represent the experience of Betties360 participants.

Program Instructor
– Create a comfortable and inclusive learning space for Betties360 participants.

– Teach the Betties360 curriculum and be willing to adapt to different learning situations.
– Work as a liaison between the program and the school.

QUALIFICATIONS
– Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the outdoors and adventure sports.

– Experience working with under-represented and low-income youth.
– Experience working with middle-school aged youth (ages 11 – 14).
– Several years of experience working in informal education and/or the non-profit sphere developing programming and curriculum.
– Understanding of program management and detailed schedule planning.
– Experience in program evaluation and education data collection and analysis.
– Understanding of how to engage and support stakeholders living in minority, immigrant, and refugee communities.
– Excellent communication skills, especially in writing.
– Initiative, internal motivation, and a willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined. Ability to maintain integrity of work with little oversight.
– Experience teaching in informal environments (museum, after school program, outdoor school, etc).
– Experience working between multiple stakeholders while maintaining mission integrity.
– Enthusiasm for community building and uplifting the voices of young women, people of color, and femme-identifying folk within the Portland community.
– A passion for the mission of Betties360. 
– A willingness to try new things and step outside your comfort zone.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED
– Bi-lingual (fluent in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Arabic)

– First Aid and CPR certification

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
We strive to:
– Demonstrate Bettie360’s commitment to equity in all job duties

– Be aware of and be willing to embrace the cultural orientations of our students and families
– Examine and confront our own cultural biases
– Develop and maintain mutually respectful relationships across differences

APPLICATION GUIDELINES
Submit cover letter, resume and three references to info@betties360.org by June 4, 2018. Cover letter should express your passion for the mission of Betties360 and fit for the Program Coordinator position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Job start date: Intermittent Training throughout June / July, start August 1, 2018.