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New York Program Coordinator
Company: America Needs You
Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/17/2021
Expire Date: 07/17/2021
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
New York Program Coordinator
America Needs You (ANY) fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more.

We care deeply about creating a diverse and inclusive space for our Fellows, volunteers, stakeholders and staff, and strongly encourage first-generation college graduates and talented individuals of all backgrounds to apply. We actively seek to learn from a variety of perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law. Read more about our Core Values and commitment to Diversity and Belonging here.

ANY is currently seeking an ambitious and organized Program Coordinator to implement our Fellows Program in New York. As a Program Coordinator, you will provide career counseling and deliver a series of professional development workshops over the course of two years for a cohort of Fellows (ambitious, first-generation college students) and their Mentor Coaches (accomplished professionals). In addition to delivering workshops, you will be the primary point of contact for Fellows, including supporting them through personal, academic, and professional challenges, and securing internships. The New York Program Coordinator reports directly to the New York Program Director. The position is based in New York and is currently remote.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide career counseling and professional development to Fellows to ensure they persist in college and attain an internship placement throughout the program
• Ensure Fellows meet all programmatic requirements and expectations, and provide timely interventions and support plans
• Assess Fellows’ skills and assist them in understanding various internship and career options
• Prepare Fellows for successful internship applications and interviews
• Provide Fellows with confidence building, coaching, and crisis management support
• Support academic development for Fellows through study skills, effective use of campus resources, and transfer advisement (for community college students)
• Facilitate workshops, manage logistics, moderate panels, and facilitate group discussions
• Analyze Fellow outcomes by tracking data on internship rates, program standing, attendance, and program retention
• Support Volunteers and provide case management to Volunteer and Fellow pairs
• Plan, prepare, and conduct recruitment sessions, and other events
• Interview and evaluate Fellow and Mentor Coach applicants; track results and supporting robust external communications
• Additional projects and duties as determined by local and national program teams
Qualifications & Requirements
• Between 0-2 years of experience, preferably in career counseling or a related field
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Ability to work in a fast paced, results-driven environment
• Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
• Strong listening and mediation skills, with a high level of empathy
• Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
• Desire for continuous improvement and openness to feedback
• Willingness to work approximately 16 Saturdays per year, plus occasional evenings
• Microsoft Office proficiency
Contact Information
Contact Name: Richard Lopez
Company Name: America Needs You
Contact Email: jobs@americaneedsyou.org
Website: https://www.americaneedsyou.org/abo...
Company Description:
America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.
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