Children Programs Coordinator


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 29, 2018 - Thu May 31, 2018


542 Atlantic AveBrooklyn, NY 11201


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.


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.


- 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.


  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Arts Administration

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

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

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