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Children Programs Coordinator

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A Free Bird

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A Free Bird

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.

After a very incredible and successful year, we are seeking a highly skilled Programs Coordinator to support our children and can commit 15-20 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months.

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and its severity, this will be a remote work from home position. The organization has committed to our interns/volunteers’ health and we will adapt to the new working environment accordingly. A Free Bird is building our services even in this difficult time of the coronavirus to provide the best services to the children and are looking for self-motivated and hardworking individuals. Proper at-home working capabilities include Laptop, SmartPhone, and connection to WiFi/internet. Must be available to have a phone/video conversation at least once per week.

Responsibilities:

The Volunteer will assist the Programs Director with any research, projects, reaching out to individuals in/outside of the organization. Creating templates, documents, spreadsheets, etc for the programs department to run more efficiently. Understanding the role of the Programs Director, putting all information on the calendar for Director.

Overall Responsibilities:

-Writing Emails for Programs Director.

-Must support and maintain mission goal and statement of organization.

-Researching topics for Director.

-Assisting with any work Programs Director may give assistant.

-Creating files, potentially sharing information with other volunteers/interns.

-Creating Calendar appointments.

-Reaching out to schools, hospitals, children programs, etc.

-Using the phone, computer, laptop, iPad etc.

Competencies:

- Has experience with children between the ages 4 -18.

-Knowledge of Google Documents/apps.

-Must be working towards a bachelor degree in psychology, Programs, or have a minimum of 1 year of assistant related work.

-Highly organized.

-Great communication and self-motivated.

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About A Free Bird

Location:

146 smith st, Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

Mission Statement

A Free Bird aims to provide the opportunity for children diagnosed with cancer to continue explore their artistic passion, and to give them the strength and the power to fight their disease.

Description

A Free Bird is a start-up non-profit organization dedicated to fighting childhood cancer through art and music therapy. We provide children aged 6 -18, who are diagnosed with cancer, the chance to pursue their passion for the arts.

We believe that the strength and healing powers of the arts are the best therapy!

A Free Bird supports children diagnosed with cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, creative writing, graphic design, singing, and any other artistic passions that they may have.

A Free Bird addresses the needs of both children currently fighting cancer and of recovering children through two main programs Dream, FIGHT FREE and FREE.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Arts Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 Months
  • 10-15 hours per week.

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