Children, Youth and Families Program Coordinator

Human Rights Campaign
Position Description: 

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team. Position Summary:The Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Coordinator is primarily responsible for meeting the administrative needs and assigned programmatic duties for special projects and initiatives housed within HRC’s Children, Youth and Families program, including the Parents for Transgender Equality Council (PTEC), the Youth Ambassador Program, the annual Time to THRIVE (T2T) conference, training programs, and collaborative “Project THRIVE” campaign with key strategic partners (National PTA, American Academy of Pediatrics, etc.).  The CYF Coordinator also provides general administrative support for the Children, Youth and Families program including scheduling team meetings and maintaining a departmental schedule. Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintain routine contact with CYF/Project THRIVE organizational partners in relation to advocacy needs and opportunities, track activities and progress of Project THRIVE partners via a customized portal
  • Maintain up-to-date records of program activities, trainings and other accomplishments of CYF staff, Parent Council members and Youth Ambassadors and create regular reports for staff, directors and board members
  • Provide administrative and programmatic support to the Youth Ambassador (YA) Program and the Parent Council, including assistance in onboarding new members and maintaining contact with the cohort
  • Provide administrative support to annual Time to THRIVE (T2T) conference
    • Collect and process applications for Continuing Education Credits
    • Provide logistical and programmatic support for YAs and PTEC
    • Coordinate YA staff liaisons
    • Book travel for Youth Ambassadors and other special guests of T2T
    • Oversee workshop proposal submissions, conference registration, exhibitors, and the T2T email inbox with support from annual conference fellows
    • Serve as main point of contact with hotel in managing HRC’s room block
    • Coordinate and support on- and off-site meetings and events involving project collaborators
  • Supervise the CYF intern and lead the intern selection process for the program
  • Create and disseminate the HRC Family monthly electronic newsletter
  • Respond to requests for information, materials and assistance from Parent Council members, Youth Ambassadors, and CYF partner organizations
  • Manage the inventory and assembly of program publications and materials; ensure requests from staff and external stakeholders are handled efficiently and appropriately
  • Update and draft relevant CYF web pages and blog posts
  • Perform other administrative tasks (including accounting tasks like monthly credit card reconciliation and processing check requests)
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience with one to three years’ relevant work experience in a professional environment required
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, be very self-motivated, and have the demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Exceptional attention to accuracy and detail required
  • Outstanding organizational, task management and time management skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage work under tight deadlines
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office software, experience with website editing software and database software are essential, and skills with Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive)
  • Experience with writing website and blog content and the capacity to produce a timely and informative newsletter is required. Experience utilizing social media accounts (Facebook) for business use a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong understanding of LGBTQ issues is expected. Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in education is a plus

 All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Application Instructions: 

Please apply via the website with your resume and cover letter. 

Position Level: 
Human Resources
Country/US Territory: 
United States