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OrganizationCity of Promise
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineOctober 16, 2020
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$20/hour



The Adult Empowerment Coordinator (AEC) is a new position at City of Promise responsible for supporting the design and implementation of adult programs within our dual-generation modelThe goal of Adult Empowerment is to engage our neighbors in planning and building self-sufficiency by advancing their education and skills. The AEC will be a coach, mentor, and role model, especially for adults. 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the coordinator will be a key member of the City of Promise staff with considerable responsibility in supporting the agency mission, especially as it relates to parents building a promising future for themselves and their families. This is a part-time, 20hour per week position. 


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Education: High School Diploma  
  • Experience: Lived experience in successfully navigating self-sufficiency programs while raising children. Experience working in an office setting and/or in a community-based service agency or program. 
  • Availability: Must be willing to work in person during the pandemic; Must have a flexible schedule and be available for frequent evening work and occasional weekend work 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Resident of our service footprint (10th & Page, Starr Hill, Westhaven) 
  • Understanding of housing regulations, social services, and public assistance programs 
  • Associates degree and/or additional post-secondary academic or professional certificates or credentials 

Job Duties


  • Build relationships in the community through door-to-door engagement and community gatherings  
  • Recruit and enroll adults for Adult Empowerment programs, workshops, and events 
  • Collaborate with Community Leadership Team, attend Team meetings, support Team goals 
  • Coordinate Gateway Services (transportation and other community needs) 
  • Connect adults to local resources such as job placement agencies  
  • Coach parents and other adults in setting personal, educational, and professional goals 
  • Support parents in navigating systems related to their child’s education and wellbeing 
  • Support the design of new initiatives that promote education and self-sufficiency 
  • Support the creation of manuals, policies, and schedules for dual-generation programs 
  • Collaborate with community agencies in the delivery of services, programs, and resources for adults in the neighborhood 
  • Provide transportation for children and adults in agency vehicle 
  • Assist in distributing promotional materials 
  • Monitor the front desk and phone; greet visitors 
  • Prepare program reports and perform data entry 
  • Accept other appropriate duties and responsibilities as assigned 

Skills Required


  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Patience, compassion, and passion for helping people reach their goals with a trauma-informed approach
  • Maintain confidentiality