Careers | Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts

 

Current Openings:

 

Part-time Program Coordinator

Part-time position (25 hours per week)

Position Summary:

Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts is seeking a Part-time Program Coordinator (25 hours per week) to join our innovative team. The postition is based out of our office in New Bedford with frequent daytime travel across Bristol and Southern Plymouth Counties. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator implements and manages all daily operations of program recruitment, implementation, retention, data management, and evaluation with all organization stakeholders, including but not limited to educators and volunteers, while upholding and maintining the program quality and integrity. This position requires a high level of flexibility and the ability to work in a fast paced environment on a wide range of tasks. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated professional that works well in a collaborative environment and is excited to be a part of a growing nonprofit organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Assure program quality and integrity through effective communication with program stakeholders, classroom monitoring, exceptional customer service, sharing of program updates, and evaluation tools.

2. Promote program growth and expansion in Southern Massachusetts, through successful retention of education/business/community volunteers and school district/youth development organization partners.

3. Support the Program Director with recruitment and retention efforts of all program stakeholder groups.

4. Support the logistics of program presentation in a variety of delivery models.

5. Provide training and orientation for all program stakeholders (face to facem phone, email, etc.).

Education/Experience Required:

Associates degree or equivalent experience and 1-3 years' experience in project management or volunteer coordination.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to JA President Jeffrey Pelletier. No calls, please. Position will be filled as soon as candidate is found.

 

Consultant Camp Director

Position Summary:

Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts is seeking a qualified Consultant Camp Director for JA's SPARK Camp. SPARK is a free two-year program for middle school girls focused on leadership development and entrepreneurial thinking. The program begins with a weeklong residential summer camp at Massachusetts Maritime Academy where participants are able to learn from role models in their community while they take part in a variety of activities including paint night; karate; mindfulness; scavenger hunt; networking event; and forming teams to create and present social enterprise business plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Attend pre-camp meetings (TBD), camp staff orientation day (TBD), camper orientation day (7/11 8am-2pm), camp setup (7/26 1pm-3pm), and overnight camp (7/27-7/31).

2. With the help of one Assistant Camp Director and four Camp Counselors, supervise 24 campers ages 13-14 during the day and overnight throughout camp.

3. Serve as the direct supervisor of one Assistant Camp Director and four Camp Counselors, and serve as the main point of contact between Camp Staff and JA Staff throughout camp.

Education/Experience Required:

Must be 25 years of age or older (per Massachusetts law) and have at least four weeks experience in a supervisory role with children, preferably girls ages 13-14.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to JA Events & Development Manager Nicole Nault. No calls, please. Position will be filled as soon as candidate is found.

 

Consultant Camp Counselor

Position Summary:

Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts is seeking qualified Consultant Camp Counselors for JA's SPARK Camp. SPARK is a free two-year program for middle school girls focused on leadership development and entrepreneurial thinking. The program begins with a weeklong residential summer camp at Massachusetts Maritime Academy where participants are able to learn from role models in their community while they take part in a variety of activities including paint night; karate; mindfulness; scavenger hunt; networking event; and forming teams to create and present social enterprise business plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Attend camp staff orientation day (TBD), camper orientation day (7/11 8am-2pm), camp setup (7/26 1pm-3pm), and overnight camp (7/27-7/31).

2. Under supervision of the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director, supervise 24 campers ages 13-14 during the day and overnight throughout camp.

Education/Experience Required:

Must be 21 years of age or older (per Massachusetts law) and have at least four weeks experience in a supervisory role with children, preferably girls ages 13-14.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to JA Events & Development Manager Nicole Nault. No calls, please. Position will be filled as soon as candidate is found.

 

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