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Program Coordinator

Position:  Program Coordinator, KEEN Los Angeles
Position Type: Part-time, 10 hours/week, 2 weekends/month
Location: Program sites in Los Angeles and home office
Reports to: Executive Director (ED)

KEEN’s mission is to empower youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive, one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness, and fun – all led by volunteer coaches. KEEN’s vision is fostering the self-confidence, self-esteem and inclusion in the community for youth with disabilities; strengthening the community through the education of volunteers; and providing families with respite and a supportive network.

The part-time Program Coordinator for KEEN Los Angeles will work with our dynamic group of volunteer COACHES, ATHLETES, and supporters to maintain and grow recreational programs for KEEN LOS ANGELES.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
In conjunction with the KEEN Los Angeles Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will:

  •  Serve as liaison between KEEN Los Angeles parents, coaches committees, volunteers, and personnel from host site locations
  • Attend at least 80% of KEEN Programs (Saturday and Sunday early mornings and/or afternoons)
  • Maintain quality of existing programs and assists Executive Director with program expansion opportunities
  • Assist the Executive Director with yearly scheduling of sessions and special events
  • Maintain and utilize a database of athlete and volunteer information
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records on all programs, athletes, and volunteers
  • Create and maintain best practices to attract, train and recognize volunteers
  • Maintain communication with Executive Director on all program related items and participates in weekly one-on-one meetings and/or conference calls
  • Assist with coordination of special events outside of general session and other duties as assigned by Executive Director


  •  Prior non-profit and/or volunteer experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Exceptional organizational skills and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task while prioritizing and accomplishing goals
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills as well as technological expertise
  • Experience with public speaking and community networking
  • Compassion and understanding for persons with disabilities
  • Social media experience preferred

Minimum Requirements (including, but not limited to):

  • Bachelor degree in social services, education, or nonprofit/ business management preferred
  • Available 10hrs/week and on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons twice a month
  • Knowledge and experience with program management with emphasis on detailed and strategic planning
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience using databases, email merges, and social media platforms

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to by March 29, 2019.