The Amala Foundation, an Austin-based humanitarian service organization, is looking for a full-time Program Manager. The Amala Foundation unites youth (ages 4-18) from all walks of life and inspires them to grow as individuals and as leaders in service to humanity. We do this through a variety of youth programs including our Global Youth Peace Summit, Rise Up Leadership Development Program, One Village Music Project, Diversity Leadership Conference, Camp Indigo and Young Artists In Service.
The Program Manager will be responsible for developing, promoting, implementing and evaluating all of Amala Foundation’s youth programs in Austin, California and abroad.
We are looking for someone with a strong commitment to their own personal growth, a willingness to be impacted by their work, and an individual who can build strong, authentic relationships with our youth, staff, volunteers and partner organizations.
The role will require a person who is highly organized, dependable, and able to thrive under pressure. The Programs Manager must be able to connect and clearly communicate with people of all ages, ethnicities, races and socio-economic backgrounds.
Applicants with a bachelor’s degree, or related work experience, and at least two years working in a related field are preferred.
Oversee promotion, recruitment, development, implementation and evaluation of all youth programs including, but not limited to:
· Ensuring that youth and partner youth organizations are aware of all available youth programs
· Promoting youth and volunteer registration for programs
· Tracking youth and volunteer registration for programs
· Communicating important program-related information to youth and parents
· Coordinating youth transportation to/from programs
· Scouting and securing program venues
· Preparing youth program venues
· Purchasing (and ensuring delivery of) food and supplies (including in-kind donations)
· Managing various program support teams including volunteer and youth coordinators, when applicable
· Managing program-related interns
· Ongoing interaction with youth, parents and volunteers
· Evaluation of all programming including appropriate research and analysis
· Managing schedules and content of each program
· Managing budgets for each program
· Communication with community regarding impact of programs via social media, newsletter, blogs and other outlets
· Representing the organization in public forums and promote the organization within the community
· Cultivating relationships with other nonprofits, community groups and individuals for promotion, recruitment and program development purposes.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for humanitarian service and excellent people, communication, project management, communications, and supervisory skills.
Most importantly, this position will be most suitable for someone who has a deep willingness to grow personally and a strong passion for the work and human connections that the Amala Foundation fosters.
Other skills required for this position include:
· Extremely detail oriented
· Ability to effectively plan, implement and follow through on a wide range of projects that are simultaneously occurring
· Ability to plan, promote, and coordinate with multiple partners
· Ability to self-start, troubleshoot and creatively problem solve.
· Strong organizational skills, task orientation, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
· Ability to stay in consistent communicate with youth participants, volunteers and community partners
· Possess a strong work ethic and creative entrepreneurial spirit
· Must have own reliable transportation.
· A flexible schedule is required, including some evenings and weekends.
· Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience preferred
Hours: 40 hours per week, may require evenings and weekends
Pay & Benefits: Amala Foundation offers a supportive work environment, paid vacation, and free yoga. This position is starting at $38,000 with the potential for a bonus.
How To Apply
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should read: Programs Manager – Last Name. Deadline is Dec. 10th. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Only complete submissions will be considered and receive a response. No phone calls, please.