The Future Leaders Institute is currently seeking a new Program Coordinator. Please see below for more information:
Program Coordinator 2012-2013
The Future Leaders Institute (FLI) seeks a Program Coordinator who is excellent at
project management, is committed to making a massive difference in the world, is great
at motivating and mobilizing individuals and teams, and is deeply motivated to “build
bold humanitarian leaders” by engaging high school youth in generating and
implementing visionary solutions for society.
The Program Coordinator will work with schools in Alameda and San Francisco counties
and report to the Director or Board President. Interviews for this part-time position
(approx. 40hrs/month) begin immediately for an expected start date in August 2012.
- Schedule weekly visits with FLI Partner Schools and work directly with students and teachers in supporting their progress through the FLI Curriculum, with the overall objective that each student completes their projects on time and with the desired impact.
- Support students in identifying and networking with mentors and community organizations that will increase the effectiveness of the program and enhance student outreach into their own communities.
- Train FLI Guides (1 teacher at each partner school) and establish relationships with principals at all partner schools.
- Collaborate with FLI Guides to update the 2012-13 FLI curriculum and successfully deliver the “Passion to Action” and “Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships” models of learning.
- Communicate with parents and students directly about student progress and support outside the classroom, meeting when necessary independent of school visits.
- Plan and execute effective four program events that engage students and support the success of the curriculum.
- Meet regularly with the Director or Board Representative to provide a comprehensive update on student progress and program status and to make program adjustments as needed.
- Create monthly program reports that identify key benchmarks and challenges with concrete, measurable metrics for deliverables.
- Collect relevant data on program metrics and student performance and demographics.
- Maintain accurate program database for student, parent and teacher contacts.
- Reach out to FLI Partner Schools and create MOUs.
- Actively engage with and work with the FLI family, which includes alumni, Community Organizations, Mentors and Project Consultants.
- At least 1-3 years experience teaching in the classroom or in an equivalent program.
- Experience as an effective leader and manager and proven capability of mobilizing teams of youth and adult volunteers into action with successful deliverables.
- Experience working with diverse, urban populations of students.
- Knowledge of and experience with progressive, experiential and/or democratic education.
- Motivation and demonstrated passion to “build bold humanitarian leaders” by engaging high school youth in generating and implementing visionary solutions for society.
The ideal candidate will possess:
• The creativity to work collaboratively with teachers, schools and community organizations
• Experience as a self starter with a proven history of delivering results
• Experience in the design, facilitation and assessment of a project based curriculum
• Teacher training experience and/or similar facilitation experience.
• The determination to coach struggling students and support them throughout the
• Experience with online networking and online teaching tools
• Reliable transportation and a valid California driver’s license
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills with an ability to relate to a diverse group of
• A willingness to be flexible, patient and understanding
All applicants must pass background checks.
Hourly rate of $25 per hour.
Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please
describe your personal educational philosophy, and how the FLI Program Coordinator
position fits into your vision of creating social impact. Interviews begin immediately for
an expected start in August.