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Program Coordinator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools, community organizations, and referring agencies on behalf the agency.   

  • Recruit, screen, and interview potential volunteer mentors.   

  • Coordinate with OCFS Mentorship Program mentor training and facilitate Protecting Chrysalis and on-boarding procedures.  

  • Collaborate with school counselors to match and onboard mentee program participants and their families.   

  • Manage a caseload of (6-10) mentors. 

  • Maintain sufficient contact with mentors via email and through scheduled in-person and virtual one-on-one check-in sessions. 

  • Coordinate with community partners to identify resources, recreational and academic opportunities for students. 

  • Maintain and update program calendar. 

  • Review and approve mentee encounter logs weekly. 

  • Conduct data collection on program outcomes, attend scheduled meetings, and submit required reporting by deadlines. 

  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Education and Work Experience Requirements: 

  • A history of employment &/or civic duty. An entrepreneur spirit is a plus! 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including proficiency in Excel, Word, and OneDrive.  

  • High school diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree preferred). 

  • Other Required Skills and Abilities: 

  • Be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity, stability, judgment, professional demeanor, and motivation to fulfill the role of a mentor. The following characteristics are important in working with children and families in our program:  Openness to values, living standards and lifestyles different from your own.   

  •  Appropriate self-awareness, emotional, & cognitive maturity.   


Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.  

  • The job involves engaging mentees in indoor and outdoor recreational activities that may involve lifting, climbing, hand-eye coordination, and standing and/or sitting for prolong lengths of time.   


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