Education Coordinator

3500 Sherrydale Ln, Decatur, GA 30032, USA Req #30939
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Location: The Salvation Army Peachcrest Boys & Girls Club

About this opportunity:

Plans, develops, implements, leads, and evaluates a comprehensive educational program designed to assist persons to better their lifestyles through education; researches and develops effective and innovative course materials; documents program activities and attendance as well as client progress; builds and maintains effective and professional relationships with clients and other community agencies; provides referrals as needed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, coordinates, schedules, instructs and supervises a variety of educational programs such as parenting, day-care, nutrition, AIDS, drug awareness, life-skills classes, etc.
  •  Evaluates program participant’s personal needs and progress to determine if programs are effective or if additional assistance/referrals are needed.
  • Compiles and disseminates educational, organizational, and agency information for use in classes and distribution to the public.
  • Recruits, assigns, monitors, and evaluates all volunteer staff participating in conducting educational programs; prepares and maintains up-to-date records of volunteer and community service participants of educational programs.
  • Attends all program classes lead by volunteers to ensure continuity of the classes and to observe clients’ progress; verifies each case for completion before signing and issuing certificates.
  • Provides educational, recreational and cultural programs during special seasons or events, coordinates volunteer assistance for the same.
  • Prepares and maintains statistical records and required reports on all educational programs provided; ensures the accuracy and completeness of the same.
  • Prepares general correspondence and maintains accurate and up-to-date records on program participates and volunteers.
  • Performs community relations functions to promote programs by speaking to groups and coordinating volunteer efforts; coordinates services with other community resources; serves as The Salvation Army representative at community meetings, boards, and conferences.


What we are looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • Two (2) years’ experience developing and leading educational programs with a concentration in life management and health related course work.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Work is performed in a normal office or classroom environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. 

Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.

Additional Information:

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period:  05/14/2024-6/15/2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family GA-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Education
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 3500 Sherrydale Ln, Decatur, GA 30032, USA