Young Adults (ages 18-30) Program Coordinator

Posting Date: September 24, 2021

Reports To: Manager, Young Adult Program

 

DESCRIPTION

This position will support the Young Adult Program's work with surviving military children and siblings, ages 18 to 30 years, for all in-person and virtual events. A successful candidate would manage the onsite logistics including survivor registrations/travel, supplies, and activities for in-person events; and create and maintain the calendar of virtual program offerings.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Venue Management

  • Works closely with the Young Adult Program Manager to competently coordinate lodging and venues for Young Adult Experiences
  • Researches potential locations and vendors that fit the goals of the 5 Pillars of the Young Adult Program
  • Manages the coordination of event services such as rooms, transportation, and meeting spaces for Young Adult events
  • Solicits bids for event venues and service providers
  • Manages ordering and shipping of supplies for Young Adult Program events
  • Collaborates with Young Adult Program team to manage event timelines, trackers, and the creation of corresponding processes and procedures
  • Coordinates with Event Team for regional and national seminar events; to include proper space, registrations, and schedule of offerings
  • Attends various survivor events, including but not limited to regional seminars, national seminars and Young Adult Experiences and other program obligations as assigned

Program Support

  • Engages families, organizations and partners on Young Adult Experience programs (in-person and virtual events)
  • Provides outreach out to TAPS surviving children and siblings 18 to 30 years old, for Young Adult events across the country and virtual
  • Administration responsibilities pre and post event may include database updates, event registrations, impact assessment and after action reports
  • Works seamlessly with Communications department to promote events and updates in Young Adult Program
  • Creates and maintains master calendar of events, virtual and in-person
  • Creates and maintains virtual schedule and registrations
  • Researches and updates 5 Pillars on TAPS Young Adult landing page, one pillar per week
  • Provides statistical data to Impact Assessment team
  • Other duties as assigned by manager of Young Adult Programs

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree or related experience
  • 3+ years related experience
  • Ability to travel multiple times a year
  • Able to work independently, well-organized
  • Superior professional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Personable, tactful, compassionate, ability to interact with a diverse population
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be punctual, reliable and a team player
  • Ability to work Eastern Time Zone workday
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
  • Ability to carry minimum of 25 lbs.

 

START DATE

Immediate

SALARY 

Commensurate with experience

BENEFITS

TAPS provides a range of benefits and three weeks of paid vacation per year. 

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume to employ@taps.org along with "Young Adults Program Coordinator" and your name in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to TAPS.

TAPS is an equal opportunity employer.