Programs Coordinator

OPENING DOORS INC Sacramento, CA $21.04 to $28.05 per hour

Position title: Programs Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Programs

Classification: Full-time, Non-exempt

Supervises others: No          

Salary: $21.04 - $28.05 per hour


About us: Opening Doors, Inc., envisions a world in which migrants and refugees lead lives of joy and belonging, embraced by welcoming communities. Our mission is to enrich communities by supporting immigrants, refugees, survivors of trafficking, and others on their path towards stability, self-sufficiency and belonging.

Opening Doors is guided by our organizational values:

·         Rising Together: We are in this together and depend on each other.

·         Honoring Dignity: We recognize and honor everyone’s strength and inherent dignity.

·         Embracing Courage: We do the right thing, even when the path is uncertain.

·         Seeking Joy: We take time to be together, celebrating our diverse cultures and recognizing our victories.

Opening Doors began in 1993 as a small refugee resettlement agency, and today serves 2,000 clients per year across our 5 program areas: Refugee Programs, Human Trafficking Programs, Immigration Legal Services, Health Programs and Economic Prosperity Programs.

Ideal candidate: The ideal candidate is organized, proactive and solution-oriented, with strong project management and communication skills. 

They will have the ability to work effectively in multi-cultural work environments, showing respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, and will be passionate about Opening Doors’ mission.

Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

·         Support Opening Doors’ strategic goals and strategies across all programs by collecting internal data, coordinating stakeholder discussions, and documenting processes and solutions.

·         Coordinate program monitoring and synthesize responses into recommendations.

·         Contribute to the development of policies and systems that enhance Opening Doors’ quality of service delivery. 

·         Support continuing build-out of Salesforce performance tracking system to incorporate programmatic and impact data.

·         Coordinate internal committees to organize overlapping work around housing, employment services, ESL, etc.

Other duties may be assigned in the sole discretion of the Organization. The Organization may assign or shift duties and responsibilities to this position at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Required qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

·         Project management skills and demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and deadlines.

·         Strong planning and organization skills.

·         Active listening and capacity to communicate effectively, both verbal and in writing.

·         Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment.

Preferred qualifications: The requirements listed below are not required but are desired.

·         Experience in monitoring and evaluation to assess project performance.

·         Effective communication skills in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi/Dari, Hmong, Pashto, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, Ukrainian or Vietnamese.

Physical requirements and work environment: The following demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Program Coordinator position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people to perform the described essential functions.

While performing this job, the employee is required to sit often and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, lift approximately 25 pounds on occasion, and to stoop, kneel, or squat, and drive on occasion. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Opening Doors provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees, applicants and any third parties, for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Opening Doors complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination laws.

Opening Doors participates in E-Verify.


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