Nov 14, 2019

Senior Program Coordinator, Los Angeles Nonprofit

  • Walk With Sally
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Programs Child and Family Welfare Agency Health Care

Job Description

Walk With Sally (WWS), a 501c3 non-profit organization, is seeking a full-time, fluent Spanish speaking, Senior Program Coordinator. Walk With Sally believes no child should walk alone in the face of a loved one’s cancer journey. Because we don’t want cancer to define or limit children for the rest of their lives, we create hope, healing, and a supportive community through individualized mentoring, which transforms the lives not only of the children, but also of the families impacted by cancer.

This position will be responsible for the overall support and assistance to the Program Staff, helping to support programs, services, communication and growth.



The duties and responsibilities of this position include:

·      Conduct intake interviews and attend in-service meetings with children and families referred to the mentoring program

·      Communicate with prospective mentors, current mentors, and families to ensure all necessary information (i.e. applications, background checks, participation surveys) are completed and received by WWS in a timely manner.

·      Serve as case manager for at least 50 mentors and families to ensure that mentorship is progressing effectively as outlined in the WWS program

·      Assist with the logistics and administration of monthly Mentor Training

·      Assist and coordinate the matching process of mentees and mentors in the Mentoring Program

·      Assist with the organization of Friendship Activities for mentors, mentees, families and volunteers as a group (i.e. bowling trips, pizza parties, amusement park excursions, end-of-year events, etc.)

·      Assist with all other programs: Heart to Home, Partner Activities, Mentor Roundtables, Young Leadership Club

·      Establish, implement, and manage relationships with local schools and community-based organizations

·      Actively contribute to the program’s expansion and development in new communities

·      Attend community events to help promote Walk With Sally programs

·      Assist with ideas and content for WWS Blog

·      Organize and maintain timely and accurate information within the organization’s various databases – Salesforce/ Pardot, Smug Mug, Google Docs, Dropbox, Classy, Form Assembly, Volunteer Match

·      Work with the Program Staff to monitor and maintain quality of all programs on an ongoing basis

·      Create Program marketing E-blasts and content to further share, promote and grow Mentor Program

·      Complete other duties and activities as needed


·      Fluent in Spanish and English (speaking and writing)

·      At least 1 year of experience in case management or other social support services

·      At least 1 year of experience in event planning and management

·      At least 2 years of experience in nonprofit sector

·      Bachelor’s degree required

·      SalesForce experience preferred

·      Proficient in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·      Self-starter who works well in fast-paced grassroots environment

·      Willing to work flexible/extended hours including weekends and evenings as required

·      Ability to handle multiple tasks, organize, and prioritize workload with enthusiasm

·      Passion to support children who have been impacted by cancer

·      Strong written communication, public speaking, and organizational skills



Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance


Level of Language Proficiency

English, Fluent Speaking & Writing

Spanish, Fluent Speaking & Writing


Title / Level of Responsibility


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