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.
• 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: