Programs Operations Coordinator
Variety – the Children’s Charity of the Delaware Valley was originally founded as the Philadelphia area Variety Club in 1935. The organization has a rich history of employing unique development campaigns in its mission to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities. Many Philadelphians have fond memories of the iconic WPVI–TV6 Variety Club Telethon hosted by Monty Hall; while others recall the annual ‘Old News Boys Day,’ in which volunteers, including many of Philadelphia’s mayors, stood on street corners to sell special ‘Happiness Editions’ of the Philadelphia Inquirer. In recent years, a commitment to contemporary and robust fundraising has yielded generous support from individuals, corporations, and foundations and helped to raise tens of millions of dollars to sustain the organization into the 21st century.
Variety seeks an extremely organized, personable individual to support the behind-the-scenes operations of its portfolio of programs serving children and youth with disabilities. Working closely with the Director of Programming, candidate will support staff and program recruitment, data tracking, procurement, programmatic event planning, billing, and special projects including program audits and licensing.
Minimum Experience: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a team atmosphere but also be self-directed in projects. Extremely organized and attentive to detail. Experience in or passion for nonprofit work. Proficiency in excel and word. Experience in direct service or program delivery preferred not required
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
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