Justice For My Sister,

Program Coordinator

1 month ago
Employment type
20 hours/week + as needed for additional events
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Justice for My Sister is a nonprofit arts organization that trains women of color, nonbinary folks, and foster youth in filmmaking with gender equality and racial justice lens. Using a trauma-informed approach, we seek to provide artists of various ages and skill levels to transform stories marked by pain into stories of liberation. Our organization is led by queer women of color who are survivors of gender-based violence. Read more about our commitment with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at justiceformysister.org/dei-statement.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

About this job

We are looking for a Program Coordinator to be responsible for organizing our programs and related activities for our organization. This position's main responsibilities include ensuring consistent quality of programming, curriculum, communications, advocacy, and student films, fostering partnerships to facilitate student recruitment and community work outreach, and facilitating the planning of calendar for student enrollment, instructor/mentor communications, venue coordination, class/workshop assets, and class schedules in an organized, documented manner. Our Program Coordinator will track professional development resources and jobs offered to graduates and supervise staff, mentors, and contractors, overseeing various administrative duties. Additional responsibilities include deliverables for programs and evaluation and reporting requirements to funders. This

position is part-time.

Reports to: Executive Director, Operations Manager

Job Compensation & Payment schedule

$30 - $33/hour, commensurate with experience. This role is eligible for medical and making personal contributions to a 403b retirement plan.

- 20 hours/week + as needed for additional events

- Payroll is every two weeks

This position has a trial period of 90 days.

Roles & responsibilities

Program Supervision (50%)

- Lead program staff meetings to track both mentor and student progress, and provide


- Audit workshops and classes to provide impact documentation.

- Monitor staff professional development, deliverables and hours.

- Oversee curriculum development projects and creation of educational materials.

- Evaluate staff and programs regularly.

- Document, analyze, report and archive student testimonials, pre- and post-surveys and program outcomes and impact.

- Provide documentation of outcomes for reporting and marketing purposes at the close of programs, 6 months later, and a year later.

- Obtain and ensure students all provide informed consent for their data being collected and used for reporting/marketing.

- Plan programs’ goals, scope and calendar with support of ED.

Administrative Work (25%)

- Produce content to be used as marketing materials in our website, social media, newsletter and other promotional collateral.

- Co-author Annual Report with ED.

- Outreach, recruitment and enrollment of students, paperwork, onboarding.

- Oversee implementation, documentation, and evaluation systems and programs team workflow with support from external consultants.

- Onboarding, supervision, and recruitment of mentors.

- Attend meetings with the JFMS administrative team to implement a work plan.

Community Development (20%)

- Partnership development and outreach, planning meetings for collaborations, site venues, and student recruitment.

- Represent JFMS as an ambassador at industry events when needed.

- Assist in developing professional events and opportunities for JFMS students, including field trips, film festivals and conferences.

- Assist in developing a plan for JFMS alumni.

- Help build out ongoing resources for a robust alumni program and achievement tracking for graduates.

Professional Development (5%)

- Participate in nonprofit management trainings on best practices in teaching, program impact, metrics, and data collection.

- Program Manager must complete training from Justice for My Sister (JFMS) to understand our organizational ethos and educational practices, which is based on racial justice, gender inclusivity and stewardship of the land.


The Program Manager will be instrumental in setting the tone for the following:

- Punctuality of team.

- Documentation of program impact.

- Ensuring adherence to COVID safety precautions.

- Ensuring deliverables of student work meet a high artistic standard.

- Creating a culture of joy, belonging and celebration.

- Taking attendance of students, both in-person and virtually.

- Taking field notes of student progress.

- Supporting the needs of Teaching Artists.

- Maintaining personal investment in student achievement.

- Ensuring JFMS’ trauma-informed approach is achieved on all levels of the organization.

- Ensuring the community is aware of the resources that JFMS offers.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter of your interest in this position and resume to


We highly encourage vaccinated individuals to apply, as the role requires on-site interaction with vulnerable community members and our partners require proof of vaccination.

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