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Program Coordinator

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Administration, Operations
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Program Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 9 months ago(9/6/2023 2:31 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Children and Youth
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
The Basics, Inc.


The Basics (thebasics.org)mission is to pursue both equity and excellence, by building community capacity to engage and support parents and other caregivers of young children in their roles as the most important influences in their children's lives. The Basics is a community-level public health strategy, working within and across organizations to embed The Basics Principles–five evidence-based practices for promoting early childhood development–into routine family engagement efforts.

The Basics Boston is a member of a national Basics Learning Network of communities, led by The Basics, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Boston, where the movement began. The Basics is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).


The Basics Boston seeks an energetic and committed candidate to assist with coordination and administration of The Boston Basics Alliance. The Alliance engages organizations, providers, parents, and caregivers from across Boston to engage and support families with children 5 years of age and younger, with information, encouragement, and reminders to make The Basics 5 Principles part of their everyday routines. The Program Coordinator will provide administrative and operational assistance to The Basics Boston staff and program leaders of the Alliance. The work involves managing communications and scheduling agendas, updating website materials, monitoring social media, and related duties.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate development and timely dissemination of information to Alliance members.
  • Maintain Alliance calendar; Research and solicit input from area providers of services to families with young children.
  • Oversee member registry and provide orientation to new registrants.
  • Assist with convening of regularly scheduled member meetings, including creation and circulation of agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Contribute to social media output and updates.
  • Assist with outreach and engagement of Alliance members; Help foster relationships and promotion of the Alliance in the Boston area.
  • Assist with the data collection and reporting on the work and impact of the Alliance.
  • Ensure prompt updates of website information.
  • Coordinate ordering and distribution of materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (or comparable work experience)
  • Experience with social media postings in a professional capacity.
  • Ability to work on projects both independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits

Location: Work will be primarily performed remote. Work is eligible for 100% remote work.

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 37.5 hours/week

Compensation: The salary range for this position is $49,421/yr - $58,202/yr. and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): twelve paid holidays, three weeks of vacation, one week of personal holiday, and ability to accrue up to 487.5 hours of health leave time for benefited staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, offering some $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim along with several low-deductible plans;
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/BASICS strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/BASICS prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/BASICS celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.

TSNE/BASICS' EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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