Job Details

Program Coordinator - Special Programs

SOLVE, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/26/2019

Email cover letter and resume in ONE PDF or ONE Word Document, with subject “Program Coordinator – Special Programs” to Quintin Bauer at No calls please. Finalist candidates will be asked to complete and sign a formal application form.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications or a related field and two years of experience or equivalent experience in the areas of volunteer outreach, training, program development and coordination.
The Program Coordinator is an integral part of SOLVE’s Program Department. The position coordinates the Keep it Pretty, Rose City; Pick It Up, Portland; and Out of Office, Into Nature programs. Through these programs this position organizes, supports, and leads successful volunteer events in parks, natural areas, beaches, and neighborhoods.
• Manage and coordinate the Keep It Pretty, Rose City; Out of Office, Into Nature; and Pick it up,
Portland programs
• Recruit, train, and retain volunteers for the three programs
• Build relationships and conduct community presentations and meetings
• Lead year-round litter cleanup and restoration events
• Prepare marketing materials for the three programs
• Work closely with parks departments, Metro, and other natural area partners to coordinate
• Represent SOLVE at events, conferences, and meetings to cultivate new partners
• Prepare detailed reports to submit to leadership and funders
• Create and update web registration sites using Salesforce
• Provide comprehensive support to project leaders
• Other activities as directed

Skills, Abilities, and Requirements
• Understanding and passion for SOLVE’s mission
• Experience with Microsoft Office and Salesforce
• Highly organized and self-directed
• Ability to multi-task, delegate, prioritize and manage work flow
• Ability to meet deadlines and work on several projects simultaneously
• Ability to think on your feet and offer excellent customer service to incoming calls and
• Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills
• Ability to lift 20 pounds
• Requires frequent travel to project sites and meetings - valid driver’s license required
• Enjoy working outside and leading large-scale volunteer events
• High comfort level and expertise in public speaking

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