The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation - Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator – Bilingual English/Spanish Required


The Program Coordinator is a full-time exempt position and will assist in the implementation and delivery of Hope Squad, a school-based peer-to-peer suicide prevention program.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required - behavioral, social science, or education fields, preferred.
Speaking and understanding Spanish and English is required, as position will interact with and present trainings to both Spanish and English speaking clients.
Must be able to work independently and in team structure, as well as prioritize projects effectively.
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office software, social media, project management programs and working with donor/member databases.
Evidence of strong presentation skills. Part of the interview process will include a prepared presentation for our staff and Board Chair in English and Spanish.
Evidence of effective written and oral communication, leadership skills, management skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse school populations.
Evidence of ability to work effectively with school district administrators, community leaders and school liaisons.
Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license.
Professional appearance and demeanor required.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

Assist in planning and implementing the Hope Squad suicide prevention program across delivery area.
Provide ongoing program support for program success.
Conduct meetings and trainings for parents, counselors, and business and community leaders.
Contact Lead Advisors to encourage active participation in curriculum delivery, Hope Week planning and adherence to suicidal ideation referral data.
Recruit local Hope Squad members for National Hope Squad Council.
Maintain accurate contact information and assist in data-driven program evaluation.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, school district administrators, community leaders, including problem solving.
Participate in staff development by attending workshops, seminars, and conferences.
Organize, set priorities, and develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals; track details, data, information and activities in Bloomerang database.
Be available during traditional work hours (8:30 am to 5:00 pm) to answer inquiries, emails, phone calls, and text messages in a timely manner.
Evening and weekends are required as program trainings dictate; work schedule may be adjusted with the Program Director’s knowledge and consent.
Performs other duties as assigned.

If you have questions or need more information about this opportunity with The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation, contact:

Kristi Wiley

Program Director