Job Opening at Chatham Literacy: Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator job opening

Basic Function:  To manage the recruitment, orientation, training, ongoing support, in-service training opportunities, and retention of tutors and volunteers.  

Responsibilities of the Program Coordinator include:

  • Recruiting, training, and providing ongoing support to volunteers and learners
  • Providing guidance to tutors regarding best practice in adult literacy
  • Determining adult learner/volunteer matches for tutoring services
  • Coordinating literacy programs
  • Maintaining adult literacy library of instructional materials, to include ordering
  • Entering and maintaining tutor and learner-related data in program database
  • Producing monthly tracking reports
  • Communicating on a regular basis with tutors and learners.
  • Developing and conducting tutor-and learner related surveys
  • Organizing volunteers and learners to participate in community outreach events
  • Identifying volunteers to work in other capacities to support the agency
  • Remaining current of literacy trends and best practice.

Commitment: Full-time (40 hours/week).  Hours worked in the Siler City office, with some travel to meetings and community events/outreach.

Qualifications: Associates Degree with experience in coordination of volunteers and/or clients, the field of adult literacy, and community outreach. Must have computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Docs. Must possess an attention to detail, an ability to work as part of a team and independently, and good organizational, writing, and communication skills.  Ability to communicate in Spanish, preferred.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest and resume.

By mail: Vicki Newell, Chatham Literacy, P.O. Box 1696, Pittsboro, NC 27312

By email: Vicki Newell at

By dropping it off at the office: 1002 West 3rd Street, Pittsboro, NC 27344.

Chatham County Literacy Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No phone calls please.

Job Opening at Chatham Literacy: Program Coordinator
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