United Way of King County is launching a campaign to reduce poverty by increasing college completion rates for students of color, working parents, and first-generation college students. Our program provides coordinated access to benefits, financial interventions, and housing services by creating Benefits Hubs across on college campuses. The Bridge To Finish Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating these efforts across the region. This position works closely with internal staff and community partner agencies and colleges to coordinate strategic mobilization of resources, community services alignment, and scaling of the program to serve more students and serve them better. The position will be responsible for coordinating strategies that will provide 10,000 community college students with Bridge to Finish financial interventions.
This is a time limited position that is dependent upon continued grant funding. Funding is projected to end June 30, 2024 but may be continued beyond that date.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education, training or experience is required. Must have two years’ experience in project/program coordination, administration, implementation, and scaling social service programs. Background in project management, volunteer coordination or other relevant field preferred. Knowledge of racial equity, determinants of poverty, and social justice frameworks and commitment to addressing racism at the individual and structural level desired. Prior knowledge of student barriers and community resources preferred, as well as knowledge of income supports, public benefits, and financial stability best practices. Experience coordinating, implementing, and scaling social service programs and passion for helping college students achieve their academic goals, and experience working with AmeriCorps members and within a college helpful, but not required.
The annual recruitment range is $50,500-$52,500, depending on successful experience and prior accomplishments. Priority will be given to applications received by Friday, September 6th, however, applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Don’t hesitate, apply here today.
United Way of King County is an exceptional workplace that can provide you with:
Opportunity to work with smart, passionate and enthusiastic team members and volunteers
Working with diverse staff and other constituents
Culture of high-performance expectations and accountability
Exciting and challenging work
Opportunity to help solve the community's toughest problems
Competitive pay that is commensurate with demonstrated successful performance and experience
Additionally, we offer a full package of competitive benefits for our full-time, regular staff. Benefits include:
United Way of King County is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage people of color to apply.
We are an Employer of National Service: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.