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Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Program Manager

(Part-Time Candidates Considered)

Title: Program Manager
Area: Hybrid: Office, Greater Sacramento Community, Home
Reports to: President
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Impact

Junior Achievement of Sacramento’s (JA) purpose is to help young people to be smart about money and find success in the workplace. For more than a Century, JA has provided more than 100 million youth across more than 100 countries with relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

JA associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school, so they are empowered to own their economic success. Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent. Junior Achievement of Sacramento offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.

The Program Manager will oversee JA programs with particular emphasis on working with educators and school administration to promote benefits and impact of JA’s economic empowerment curriculum and recruiting, training, placing, supporting and recognizing volunteers. This role will uphold quality standards for the organization, assure adherence to program models and program expansion, and develop and maintain good relationships at all levels, internally and externally.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Implement programs according to the organization’s plan.
- Develop and maintain educator relationships.
- Recruit program volunteers to meet program goals.
- Secure new sources for volunteers.
- Assure program quality through teacher/volunteer feedback, program monitoring and service.
- Provide feedback, program materials and resources to volunteers and teachers.
- Organize and implement volunteer orientations.
- Maintain regular contact with assigned company connections.
- Identify and cultivate new company connections.
- Develop and implement recognition programs that are of interest and value to participants
- Maintain strong understanding of new and existing products.
- Maintain accurate and timely records and correspondence with volunteers and prospects, file class registration forms, market volunteer needs, and supervise procurement/delivery of program materials.
- Partner with Board Program Committee to carry out their specific functions. Prepare materials for Board and Committee meetings.
- Other projects as required.
- Occasional event support on weeknights and weekends.

Qualifications (required)

- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven problem-solving skills.
- Computer literacy is a must.
- High attention to detail.

Qualifications (desired)

Working knowledge of the education, business and civic community is a plus.

Application Process

Interested candidates, please email resume with cover letter to president@jasac.org. Pay Range: $50-60k, depending on experience.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

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