Smiles Coordinator

Rise Above Foundation

Providing Massachusetts youth in foster care with activities, experiences, and opportunities

Job Description

Position Details: The Smiles Coordinator will manage youth activity requests and support the organization’s small team with additional special events for youth. This is a 30 hours per week position. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage Rise Above’s youth activity request process, by screening and reviewing applications received and ensuring awards are made in a timely fashion
  • Support the successful execution of special youth-centered events
  • Support outreach efforts to the community, targeting key audiences that include social workers, foster parents and youth
  • Assist the team with other tasks as assigned
You are a good fit for the position if many of the following are true about you:
  • Familiarity with the child welfare system through lived and/or professional experience; Former foster youth and those with experience as a foster parent are encouraged to apply 
  • 3 years+ of experience with project and relationship management
  • Detail-oriented with good organizational skills 
  • Strong customer service and excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities and work independently
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (programming is currently in English)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word as well as Google Workspace
  • Motivated and interested in supporting a growing, entrepreneurial organization 
  • Work or volunteer experience with a nonprofit organization
Must have satisfactory MA State CORI background check. This opportunity includes some in-state travel to community and youth events: a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation required (mileage is reimbursed). The Smiles Coordinator is a primarily remote position. 
Compensation: $23/hour. Flexible scheduling, 403(B) retirement plan, and generous paid time off.
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