Program Coordinator-Community Education Programs

  • Washington, DC
  • Sep 29, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description



OPENS: 11/17/2021

CLOSES: 12/01/2021

Title: Program Coordinator-Community Education Programs

Location: Washington, DC

Reports to: Director of National Programs

Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit

 Position Description:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for administering a variety of program initiatives that fulfill the organization’s mission areas as assigned. The program coordinator is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all the program deliverables in coordination with the agreements.

 The Program Coordinator (PC) will have primary responsibility for coordinating the education portfolio. This includes managing the sub-grant program for LULAC Councils to improve high school success and graduation for underserved Latino students including the development of student leadership skills, workforce readiness and STEM education participation. The PC will plan, develop, and organize program components by managing the working timeline, request for proposals, and selection of grantees. The PC will also manage, monitor and administer the budgets of 18 FDD sub-grants and collect, analyze and synthetize data from all the program sites to include in related reports. The individual will also serve as the liaison capacity with funders related to the programs. The PC will assist in the facilitation of the program public launch with sponsors, partner sites and LULAC representatives.

Additionally, the PC is responsible for conducting the annual Youth Convention. This includes the planning, and administering, and executing the Youth Convention by working with the National Program Manager and other leadership to receive funding, plan, administer and execute Youth Convention. Responsible for developing Youth Guide and Youth Curriculum and executing and delivering workshops presentations and trainings in selected cities throughout the US and Puerto .

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts outreach and marketing of the education program to include developing grassroots marketing strategy to build awareness of programs. 
  • Ensures program goals and objectives are being met in a timely manner and prepares all program related reports for submission externally.
  • Maintains databases including site contact information, programming history, site reporting, and participation analysis of all centers.
  • Organizes and leads education program
  • Conducts sites visits, coordinates and aids events, and coordinates logistics for events.
  • Support fundraising efforts by creating tailored program designs, proposal timelines and metrics/benchmarks for grants.
  • Ensure effective budget planning and emphasize cost reduction of program execution.
  • Integrates education program material updates, website content and other communications methods.
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence key stakeholders across organizations and community partners.
  • Support and lead grant proposal writing for community program funding as needed.
  • Collaborate with development department as needed to ensure continued funding of programmatic work
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills and ability to manage and meet timelines for multiple programs.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English and Spanish, including reading, writing and editing
  • Strong ability to develop work plans, set budgets and meet deadlines
  • Experience with community organizing, public speaking, conducting workshops and trainings with grassroots community members.
  • Ability to synthesize information and data from various sources and present it in a variety of written formats and styles for a variety of audiences
  • Experience with Internet tools, delivering webinars, using social networks and online communication, operating online management content systems.

Minimum Qualifications Include:

 Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications, Political Science, English, education, Social Work, Community Development or other related field,

 Experience: Two to four years minimum of full-time work experience in similar type work. Experience may be substituted for education.

 Work Status: United State Citizen or Permanent Resident Required

 Position Details: Full Time

 Salary Range: $37,000-$42,000/year. Salary commensurate with years of directly related work experience.

Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting jointly determined financial goals.


  • Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per pay month
  • Life, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Available for enrollment
  • Retirement Plan includes a maximum of 4% matching contribution
  • Eleven paid holidays

How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at

LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.


Program Management, Administrative Support