Program Coordinator – Manchester Center

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of all programming at the center. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan and implement programming that focuses on healthy living, academic enrichment and support, life skills instruction and fulfills the Essential Elements of the Girls Inc. Experience: Mentoring relationships, Intentional Programming, Girls-Only environment, Sustained exposure, Interactive activities and Research-based curricula
  • Implement outreach programs and assist with other programs as needed
    Attend and participate in staff meetings, conferences and training
    Collaborate with community partners to facilitate off-site activities
  • Deliver the curriculum as planned on a daily basis by providing direction, instruction, and motivation to girls.
  • Provide for the safety and appropriate behavior of participants in activities, assisting girls in problem solving and conflict resolution and acting as a role model for appropriate behavior.
  • Develop and implement pre and post-tests to program participants.
  • Maintain required attendance records, lesson plans, and other reports as requested
  • Responsible for preparing program space for each activity, to include organizing supplies, organizing equipment and informing supervisor of needed equipment or supplies.
  • Communicate with Center Director on a frequent basis about the girls’ response to, and interest in, program. Also, keep supervisor informed of needs, problems, and unusual situations with activities and participants
  • Maintain and update monthly activity calendars for program
  • Coordinate special events at Center such as: holiday events, Girl of the Year Celebration, Talent Shows etc.
  • Drive agency vehicle and transport girls from school to the center and/or from the center to home
  • Train and oversee program volunteers
  • Provide information about programming via incoming phone calls, through community contacts, collaborations etc.
  • Document and communicate with parents any accidents or incidents that have occurred with youth during programming


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Associate’s degree (preferred) in ECE, bachelor’s degree in education or recreation, or a total of 12 credits in ECE, human growth and development, education or recreation, or experience working with children totaling 2,000 hours
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license required

Position is 30-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Sign-on bonus $200 in first full payroll, additional $100 after 60 days. Full benefit package at 35 hours per week including medical, dental, vision, 401K with 3% match, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, snow days, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, and free employee childcare.

Pay: $15.00 – $16.00 per hour