Program Coordinator (District of Columbia/Northern Virginia-based)

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Washington, DC
United States

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Job Description:

The Program Coordinator is an educator who recognizes the importance of community partnerships, civic skills, environmental stewardship, and youth voice as essential elements of developing an environmentally aware and civically engaged person. This position is responsible for:

  • Recruiting educators to participate in local Earth Force programs;
  • Conducting educator training and program delivery support in a blended learning format, throughout the implementation of the Community Action and Problem-Solving Process;
  • Identifying and connecting educators with experts and content resources on environmental topics to support the implementation of the program;
  • Supporting and expanding existing relationships with  schools, institutions, program partners, and organizations that conduct or provide expertise and resources to Earth Force programs,
  • Ensuring  students engage in the full Community Action and Problem-Solving Process
  • Supporting special events through planning, facilitation, maintenance, and resource development;
  • Helping to identify and build community organization, agency and corporate partnerships for program collaboration and expansion; and
  • Other duties as needed.

The successful candidate is highly-motivated, a self-starter, well organized, an excellent time manager, productive and effective working both independently and as a member of a virtual team,  able to work with people in a wide range of settings,  a creative and innovator thinker, and a proactive problem solver.


  • Bachelor’s degree

Professional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working in virtual, fast-paced environments. National experience is preferred;
  • At least two years of experience in youth engagement, environmental education, classroom education, or civic engagement;
  • Extremely organized and effective time management skills;
  • General knowledge of environmental issues and policies, civic skills, and civic engagement;
  • Ability to work with classroom educators;
  • Professional presence;
  • Effective written and oral communicator, including public speaking and presentation skills;
  • Effective problem-solving skills and attitude;
  • Knowledge of technology for learning and communication;
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines;
  • Commitment to continuing professional development essential to job performance;
  • Able to work remotely (i.e., video chat, instant messaging, phone, email);
  • Able to work independently and also as part of a virtual team;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; and
  • Able to travel 20% of the time.


How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Position open until filled by best qualified candidate.