Program Coordinator

Details: Manchester Center, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 10AM to 6PM.

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