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GOTR Hampton Roads - Program Director

Company: Girls on the Run
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Program Director
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Reports to: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt
Organization Summary
Girls on the Run - Hampton Roads (GOTRHR)is a nonprofit 501c3 organization. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Our after-school program creates a safe place for girls to grow in confidence. The curriculum teaches them to identify and process emotions, set goals, make healthy decisions, and speak up for themselves and others, all while improving their physical health and stamina.These lessons are creatively integrated into training for a 5K event and into completing a community impact project. Teams of up to 20 girls each meet in schools and community centers and are led by certified volunteer coaches.
GOTRHR is dedicated to being an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible organization. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, to create programming that engages all communities, to be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity, and to promote a culture of inclusion. We aim to serve 2,000 girls per year in 14 cities and counties across Hampton Roads. To learn more about our program and impact, visit: .
Position Summary
This position requires enthusiastic recruitment and promotion skills with a variety of audiences. The Program Director is responsible for all aspects of after-school program operations at 25-30 locations each semester. The position works collaboratively with three other Program Directors (for different regions) and reports directly to the Executive Director.The ideal candidate willpossess a passion for supporting the social, emotional, and physical health of girls. This position is best suited for individuals who have strong interpersonal and public speaking skills, are highly organized, self-starters, creative, and flexible in the face of the unexpected.
Key Responsibilities
Program Outreach and Site Management

  • Establish strategic goals for each season for the number of registered sites and girls
  • Develop and execute a marketing plan to achieve strategic goals
  • Network with educators to retain the program at existing sites and to expand to new sites
  • Provide sites with recruitment materials to maximize enrollment
  • Attend community evening and weekend events to engage educators and families.

    Coach Management and Training

    • Recruit volunteers to ensure all program sites are staffed with qualified coaches
    • Monitor completion of coach prerequisites: training, CPR & First Aid, and background checks
    • Coordinate site visits to generate support and continuous improvement of program delivery
    • Cultivate volunteer coaches with ongoing gratitude and support

      Curriculum/Equipment Management

      • Manage inventory and distribution of program curriculum supplies and merchandise

        Budget and Administrative

        • Utilize Pinwheel CRM software for data collection, rosters, girls, numbers, and revenue
        • Utilize Pinwheel CRM software to manage coach records, site records, and other data

          Qualities and Qualifications:

          • Demonstrated, relative experience in a non-profit or educational organization
          • BA/BS in a related field OR a passion for the mission with comparable work experience
          • Strong technological proficiency to navigate an array of web-based software
          • Strong communication skills in person, by phone, and in writing to a variety of audiences
          • Ability to effectively communicate about issues pertaining to adolescent development
          • Availability on nights and weekends (as needed) for outreach events
          • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and decisions
          • Ability to lift 25 pounds or more, and to work outside in extreme temperatures
          • Access to off-site high-speed internet and reliable transportation
          • Familiarity with Hampton Roads education communities

            Work Environment
            This is a full-time position based in Hampton Roads. The office hours may be flexible, allowing for remote work, as appropriate. However, the candidate must be locally based to provide hands-on leadership and support to our operations.It includes frequent local travel, with reimbursed mileage, and frequent in-person meetings and events with staff and stakeholders.
            This is an exempt position offering a compensation of $40,000-$45,000 annually. It includes access to GOTRHR-paid life insurance, GOTRHR-subsidized medical plan, self-paid dental insurance, IRA contribution match, and paid professional development and tuition-remission for online advanced degree programs at Virginia Wesleyan University. Employees accrue one day of PTO monthly and receive 22 paid school/national/GOTRHR holidays each calendar year.
            This document is a position overview but does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. GOTRHR reserves the right to update, revise, or change the job description and related duties at any time. Discerning candidates should familiarize themselves with our mission, core values, and programs, as described on our website.
            To Apply
            We're intentionally shaping this recruitment process to focus on the skills needed to thrive in the role. Rather than requiring a cover letter submission, we've included two short application questions. A significant aspect of this position involves promoting the benefits of Girls on the Run - to educators, volunteers, and parents through emails, letters, and social media. These questions are intended to gauge your comfort level with written language and to harness your understanding of positive youth develop programming. Please use your most authentic writing style.

Keywords: Girls on the Run, Virginia Beach , GOTR Hampton Roads - Program Director, Executive , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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