Civic Action Program Coordinator (Part-time)

Civic Action Program Coordinator (Part-time) 

Position Summary
The Civic Action Program (CAP) Coordinator is responsible for managing supplemental civic engagement programs for students, teachers, and community members. These programs include Capitol Experience Days, Civic Engagement Speaker’s Bureau, and the New Americans Capitol Experience Day . The CAP Coordinator also provides community engagement support for special events like the Nebraska Civic Health Summit.

This position will be based out of our Lincoln, Nebraska, headquarters. The CAP Coordinator will report to the Deputy Executive Director and work closely with and receive guidance from the Director of Civic Health programs.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain relationships with teachers and administrators
  • Recruit classrooms from all Nebraska communities to participate in Capitol Experience Days
  • Facilitate day-long Capitol Experience Days, including mock committee hearings and speaker introductions
  • Coordinate schedules with various state agencies, teachers, and school districts
  • Assist with community engagement efforts related to the Nebraska Civic Health Summit
  • Some grant development and non profit administration related to the program

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and task oriented
  • Strong organizational, communication, and logistical skills
  • Ability to manage several projects and events simultaneously
  • A history of prior commitment to public and community service, preferred understanding of state governmental systems, non-partisan approach to facilitation of experience
  • High school degree and some college credits required

Position Details

  • Ideal start date: late August/early September
  • Work Schedule: Part-time (average of 15 hours/week, variant based on events schedule)
  • Compensation: $12-15/hr based on experience

To Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter, and references via email to amanda.barker@nereform.org  by Friday, August 18th. If you have any questions please contact Amanda Barker via email at amanda.barker@nereform.org or phone at 402-904-5191.

Nebraskans for Civic Reform is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Nebraskans for Civic Reform does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, ethnic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or handicap.

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