Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Mission of the role

The Program Coordinator must effectively execute First Workings Summer Internship program by being an integral member of the program from planning through execution and analysis. The person in this role invests their passion and skills encouraging the support, success, and celebration of the students. The Program Coordinator is an ambassador of First Workings with the unique opportunity for direct service with young people, and also program design and implementation as we grow and improve each year.

Job Description

  • Oversee the successful progress of 70-80 students in our program; guide students from recruitment, through training, and internship
  • Manage all program communication to students
  • Build relationships with, mentor, support, and closely manage, the progress of a cohort of 35 students during their internship
  • Develop and manage relationships with Partner Schools; communicate with school staff to promote program, keep them informed of student progress, and coordinate student training and preparation
  • Present to groups of 15-30 students at partner schools with the goal of 300+ applicants for the program
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate student training and programming
  • Execute and manage the intern application process
  • Oversee design, facilitation, and analysis of student and employer feedback surveys
  • Assist Executive Director with research, evaluation, grant writing, and fundraising tasks
  • Assist with Alumni Network programming (Virtual Office Hours, workshops, one-on-one counseling, events, etc.)
  • Assist the organization with day-to-day operations (mail, supplies, etc.)
  • Act as an ambassador of the First Workings brand and ethos


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred (psychology, education, sociology, and public health)
  • Master’s degree in relevant field desirable, but not required

Alignment And Belief In Our Mission And Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect, fairness, kindness, and supportive
  • Partnership and close relationships
  • Adaptive, flexible, and innovative
  • Feedback and learning
  • Doing good work and having fun

Compensation, location, hours, and benefits:

  • Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Flat Iron district, NYC
  • M-F approximately 9:00 – 5:00, starting immediately
  • Ability to work remote from time to time
  • Generous vacation and holidays

To apply, please email your resume/CV and a cover letter to Ann Ralston; [email protected] or click here to apply on LinkedIn.