Project Coordinator

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2021-09-17
  • Organization: Committee for Children
  • Organization Type: None of the Above
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Recurring: Array
  • URL: Link

At Committee for Children (CFC), we have the privilege of working each day to help young people become the architects of a better tomorrow. Since 1979, we’ve grown from our grassroots beginnings into a global nonprofit. We serve diverse communities by advocating for policies to enhance, gathering research to support, and developing educational programs to advance the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning (SEL). We’re best known for our innovative Second Step® family of SEL programs, which blend research and rigor with intuitive design to help young people build strengths that will help them realize their goals throughout life.

To achieve our vision of safe children thriving in a just and peaceful world, we’re committed to helping build an anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive society that supports the positive development of every child. We’ve set a North Star Goal to positively transform the social-emotional well-being of 100 million children annually by 2028.

Committee for Children is partnering with Nurture® Seattle on a mission to make the transition to parenthood a more positive experience for all, and we’re looking for a Project Coordinator to join our amazing team! We are growing and expanding our reach, and the Project Coordinator will manage the multiple tracking systems of volunteer mentor parents and the members they support. This role is for an exceptionally organized person who will work with our team to bring an innovative mentoring program to national scale. We are committed to supporting all parents, particularly those who have been traditionally underserved. Learn more about this exciting program at, and consider joining us to support new and expecting parents in one of the biggest transitions of their lives.

Primary Responsibilities
Build and maintain systems to manage a community of volunteer mentors:
•Update and create documentation for processes, data collection, and reporting, in collaboration with the Nurture Seattle team
•Maintain and expand our external audience, through Mailchimp, community outreach, and social media
•Create automated surveys for distribution through Qualtrics
•Assist with screening mentor applicants, contacting references, creating mentor software accounts, and monitoring each applicant’s training process
•Generate report of monthly KPIs

Enroll new parents (members) into the program:
•Create member software accounts
•Match new parents with mentors using our online system
•Maintain member enrollment and engagement database in support of broader program evaluation and growth
•Track inactive members and adjust assignments within our platform
•Manage external social media accounts
•Monitor the Nurture Seattle email account
•Provide analysis of member dashboard data and create reports of new member enrollments
•Continually engage in process improvements to further refine existing workflows

•Minimum 3+ years’ experience related to project management, with some experience in volunteer management preferred
•Experience coordinating communication strategies and event schedules
•Proficiency in Google Apps, SharePoint, and the Microsoft Office suite
•Experience using presentation software, with PowerPoint preferred
•Experience using project management software, with Wrike preferred
•Experience using email marketing platfor¬ms, with Mailchimp preferred
•Experience working in the fields of parent support, maternal health, public health, or early education preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•Excellent administrative skills
•Intermediate to advanced computer software skills
•Ability to work both well both independently and collaboratively
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Basic knowledge of and familiarity with using social media to promote programs and organize and advertise events
•Knowledge and application of equity frameworks to program evaluation and project coordination
•Willingness to adopt a departmental culture that encourages diverse perspectives, prioritizes equitable workstreams, and promotes inclusive conversations

Organization-Wide Commitments
The ideal candidate must be committed to embodying our mission, vision, and values of excellence, integrity, equity, innovation, transformative impact, and authentic relationships. They must also demonstrate a commitment to supporting a culture of belonging by actively participating in organization-wide learning and development focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and by rooting their work in equity and inclusion.

What We Offer
This role will offer some amazing opportunities to add value, contribute, and make a difference while enjoying new challenges, a collaborative and diverse team, and professional development opportunities. Committee for Children offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement with generous employer match. We also offer commuting, wellness, and staff-development benefits. Our office is in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood and offers a modern workspace with views of Puget Sound and the Space Needle. All employees are currently working 100 percent remote until early 2022. CFC will adopt a hybrid work model for most positions starting in 2022.

About Committee for Children
For more than 40 years, Committee for Children has been helping children learn, grow, and thrive by teaching them how to understand emotions, build meaningful relationships, and resolve conflicts. We believe that if you make a positive impact on enough children through social-emotional learning, then the ripples will help a family, a school, a community, and ultimately, the world. We believe that successfully ensuring the safety and well-being of all children will require the involvement of our greatest thinkers. That’s why we bring together diverse opinions and viewpoints—from educators, philanthropists, community activists, scientists and researchers, private-sector executives, and behavioral specialists. Come join the effort. And let’s grow kinder together.

Committee for Children is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, without regard to race, color, age, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, genetics, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.