Purpose: The position of Program Coordinator for The Blue Ribbon Project's Aging Up...Not Out program serves to facilitate and coordinate life skills classes for foster youth within the community. The Program Coordinator works with local business leaders in the community and works closely with those that represent foster youth.
Location: This position is a volunteer "work from home" with the exception of events arranged by the Program Coordinator
- The Program Coordinator works closely with Department of Social Services in arranging dates/times for courses
- Works closely with foster parents, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and those that represent foster youth
- Works with community and business leaders to find eligible instructors for each of the courses.
- Answers questions about The Blue Ribbon Project and the Aging Up...Not Out Program
- Helps promote The Blue Ribbon Project and the programs offered to those we serve
- Makes reminder phone calls or sends e-mails to other or program participants prior to an upcoming scheduled class.
- Prepares mailings and assists with public notices regarding upcoming courses.
- Assist with development or changes to program as needed.
- Other duties as assigned
Responsible to: Taylor Pyles, Executive Director of The Blue Ribbon Project (or designee)
Length of Appointment: The Aging Up...Not Out Program Coordinator is an appointed volunteer position for a period of six months. The Coordinator may be reappointed for additional terms at the discretion of the supervisor, Executive Director, or as provided by the Board of Directors.
Time Commitment: The position of the Aging Up...Not Out has a commitment of approximately 1 to 5 hours per week. Some weeks may require more time depending on the courses being taught to foster youth.
Qualifications: Has a commitment and desire to assist foster youth in obtaining life skills. Preferred history of working with young adults in various capacities.
Support: Training for this position will be provided. In addition, the Executive Director or other designee will be available to assist, guide, and work side by side with these programs.
Dress Code: Business Casual during course presentations. Business attire may be required at some events as requested.
The Blue Ribbon Project
P.O. Box 4412
Annapolis, MD 21403
The Volunteer Application can be found --HERE--