We are seeking a freelance PROGRAM COORDINATOR to join our enthusiastic team of do-gooders to plan Honeycomb’s signature volunteer projects for families.
The Honeycomb Project is a leading nonprofit organization in Chicago with a focus on family volunteering. Like a honeycomb, we bring nonprofits, families and resources together to build stronger communities in Chicago. This year, thousands of volunteers will join Honeycomb to prepare meals at local shelters, build nature trails, clean city beaches, distribute food to Chicago’s hungry, plant community gardens and more.
Event, Nonprofit & Volunteer Management
Work with Executive Director to develop and implement a dynamic annual program schedule and evaluate program progress as it relates to goals.
Work in partnership with Honeycomb leaders and partner organizations to plan exceptional multi-generational volunteer programs - ensuring the best experience for volunteer families and partner organizations alike.
Manage all aspects of program planning and logistics including staffing the event, budget, arranging guest speakers, securing donations, day-of logistics.
Mange program promotions including social media updates
Manage event communications including invitations, parent tips, surveys, thank yous.
Maintain program records and prepare program reports for the Board of Directors.
Manage intern and support volunteers.
Mentor and train Project Leaders.
Oral and Written Communications
You communicate effectively at all levels both verbally and in writing; can succinctly communicate to achieve desired outcome.
You orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal and use resources effectively and efficiently.
You enjoy working in a team environment and are full of energy for the things that you see as challenging.
You have a keen ability to simplify complex processes and analyze, understand and communicate program data effectively.
You understand the mission, goals and values of The Honeycomb Project through all interactions.
40 hrs/week (may include weekend/evening hours)
Annual Salary: $38,000-$40,000
Four-year college degree preferred
Event management/program management or teaching experience required
Experience working with children or families preferred
Enjoy hands-on projects such as gardening, cooking and crafting
Must have reliable transportation
Background check required
About The Honeycomb Project
The Honeycomb Project is a innovative nonprofit organization in Chicago dedicated to family volunteering. Like a honeycomb, we bring nonprofits, families and resources together to build stronger communities in Chicago. This year, thousands of volunteers will join Honeycomb to prepare meals at local shelters, build nature trails, clean city beaches, distribute food to Chicago’s hungry, plant community gardens and more. More than 10,000 youth and families have participated in Honeycomb programs since 2011.