Reports to: Associate Director, Program Implementation
Location: Remote, Miami, Florida
FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
This is a grant funded position through December 2019 with the potential for extension pending funding.
The Program Implementation Specialist delivers PeerForward’s youth development programs, designed to transform the lives of low-income youth by equipping students to lead their peers to and through college toward career success. The Specialist trains and motivates teams of high school and college-level students and faculty Advisors to lead campaigns during the school year that focus on increasing the number of students going to and staying enrolled in college. The Specialist supports a portfolio of high school and college teams and provides training and support on postsecondary planning, campaign planning, and community organizing, as well as uses project-based learning pedagogy to help students develop “power skills” most desired by employers: teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, and grit. The Program Implementation Specialist will work with student teams year-round and engage and equip them throughout the school year. The college-level portion of the job is a brand-new initiative for PeerForward.
The employee is frequently required to see, talk, hear, walk, and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 20 lbs. such as boxes, supplies, etc.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.