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LatinX Programs Coordinator

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FMLA Status:  Non-exempt – Hourly

Reports to: Education & Volunteer Director

Hours per week:  40 Hours per week

Rev Date: 9/2023

Job Description:

The LatinX Programs Coordinator is a full-time position that oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of the specialized LatinX programming including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The LatinX Programs Coordinator performs a wide range of duties including but not limited to the following:

  • Planning the program
    • Interview and qualify all potential teachers/presenters/support group leaders
    • Confirm availability of the aforementioned personnel
    • Copy all materials and additional handouts for presentations
    • Prepare to show videos
    • Set-up/coordinate support groups/presentations
  • Program Management
    • Develop monthly/yearly program and support group calendars
    • Collect and maintain information on the presenters of each program for NAMI’s records
    • Order and organize all program materials and manuals
    • Maintain the current presenter list including substitutes
    • Maintain, update, and enhance all program materials (hard and electronic)
    • Review extra handouts for dated material
    • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
    • Report evaluation findings and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
    • Write a compilation of responses from the evaluations, scan evaluations, and upload them to Box
    • Provide required information to have invoices generated and submitted to NAMI CA according to the established timelines
    • Provide required information within the designated deadline to NAMI CA

Qualifications:  Must have a minimum of three years of experience in the nonprofit industry; program support/coordination, proven ability to manage peers is a plus; any peer certifications will be considered; public speaking experience preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Fluency in Spanish and English is a must.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of client groups and/or issues related to the program area

Proficiency in the use of computers for:

  • Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and Zoom
  • Shared Drives
  • Email
  • Web-based services

Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of NAMI San Mateo
  • Familiarity with all mental health resources available to individuals with lived experience and their families
  • Familiarity with the LatinX culture
  • Computer skills to create and maintain records

Personal Characteristics:

Demonstrates competence in some or all of the following:

  • Building Relationships: Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Communicating Effectively: Speaks, listens, and writes in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve the operations of the program
  • Fostering Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Leading: Positively influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
  • Solves Problems: Assesses problem situations to identify causes; gathers and processes relevant information; generates possible solutions, and makes recommendations and/or resolves the problem


Hybrid work status. Two to three days per week in the San Mateo office.

Compensation and Start Date:

This full-time position offers a competitive hourly rate in the range of $25 to $27 commensurate with experience, flexible work hours, collaborative work environment, and a benefits package that includes vacation, health insurance, retirement plan with match, and other benefits. The position is open immediately.

    To Apply:

    Please submit your cover letter and resume to Qualified applicants only. Principals only.