SUPERVISOR: Manager, Field Services
POSITION: Part-time, hourly (10 hours per week), Non-exempt
The Manchester Special Olympics Program Coordinator will oversee all programmatic activities in Manchester, including Special Olympics programming in the community as well as within the schools. The Manchester Special Olympics Program Coordinator will recruit volunteers and build a Manchester Special Olympics Program Leadership Team. Working in concert with this Leadership Team, the Manchester Special Olympics Program Coordinator will create and manage a budget for the program, generate revenue for the program, build relationships with stakeholders within the Manchester community and in the Manchester School District, and facilitate growth of the Manchester Special Olympics program.
The position is a part of the program department, which carries out the mission of Special Olympics New Hampshire.
Special Olympics New Hampshire is a fast-paced, non-profit organization providing services to people with intellectual disabilities. The organization has a small staff, a heavy workload and frequently works under deadline pressures. Employees must demonstrate personal discipline and self-motivation to meet SONH organizational and program goals. Each SONH staff member is expected to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, attention to detail and flexibility in assignments, tasks, schedules, and roles in working cooperatively to meet our goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide oversight and leadership to the Manchester Special Olympics Leadership Team by:
- Communicating with the Leadership Team on a regular basis.
- Recruit for open Leadership Team positions including Sports and Training Manager, Athlete Representative, Communication and Technology Manager, Fundraising Manager, and Finance Manager.
- Support the Finance and Fundraising Managers in:
- Ensuring the Manchester Special Olympics Program is fiscally responsible.
- Developing a Local Program budget.
- Maintaining a positive Net Funds balance.
- Ensuring the Manchester Special Olympics program is creating a culture of prudent spending.
- Overseeing fundraising activities and building relationships with donors.
- Support the Sports and Training Manager in:
- Securing practice facilities.
- Recruiting coaches.
- Ensuring coaches are adequately trained.
- Supporting and enforcing SONH rules.
- Support the Athlete Representative in:
- Being the voice of the athletes in the program and soliciting feedback from athletes in the program.
- Recruiting new athletes to the program.
- Support the Communication and Technology Manager in:
- Overseeing internal and external communications for the Manchester Special Olympics program.
- Regularly creating and publishing newsletters to share information with those involved with the Manchester Special Olympics program and the surrounding community.
- Ensuring all existing and new athletes and volunteers are compliant with paperwork.
- Overseeing Local Program Webpage and social media pages (if applicable).
- Program Growth and Recruitment
- Recruit new athletes and volunteers to the Manchester Special Olympics program.
- Fiscal Management
- Ensure that money spent is within budget and submitted in a timely manner (check requests, expense reports and credit card statement).
- Submit time allocation form monthly.
- Record all in-kind donations.
- Organization, Communication & Time Management
- Utilize a system of time management that will allow you to establish and meet deadlines.
- Maintain an efficient system of communication within the organization.
- Maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of SONH. Including staff, volunteers and athletes by demonstrating:
- Open communications with respectful and constructive expression of differences;
- Treating all employees with dignity, respect and courtesy; and
- Making every effort to resolve conflict and communication issues.
- Each staff member must help with general organizational needs, while also ensuring that their specific tasks are being completed.
- All hands-on deck events.
- Common area cleanup.
- Flexibility in work assignments and role is essential in all of our work. Staff will report directly to volunteers leading specific projects each year. Demonstrating support for our athletes, donors and volunteers is a requirement for all staff.
- Performs other tasks as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
- 6 years of work experience
- Strong computer skills (MS Office)
- Attention to detail and accuracy are essential in this position
- Demonstrated success in time and project management
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and can multi-task
- Understands the sense of urgency required to support an event
- Ability to be flexible in thinking and problem solving
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to delegate where required and foster a team atmosphere
- Ability to convey a positive and professional image, even under pressure
- Proven ability to effectively work with diverse groups
- Ability to work flexible hours that include evenings and weekends
- Bachelor’s degree
- Valid driver’s license
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
SONH is committed to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. This includes equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other status protected by applicable law.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:
Special Olympics New Hampshire
PO Box 3598
Concord, NH 03302
Fax: (603) 624-1250
No phone calls, please.