Seeking Special Projects Coordinator

Generations United’s National Center on Grandfamilies is seeking a Special Projects Coordinator to join our results-oriented team and be a part of building on a 20-year legacy of working on behalf of and with grandfamilies (aka grandparents and other relatives raising children). The ideal candidate will have experience working with race equity issues and be deeply committed to intergenerational families and programs.

Description:

This position reports to the Deputy Executive Director and is responsible for coordinating the race equity initiative and other special projects within the National Center on Grandfamilies and supporting the intergenerational public policy and program work of the organization. Responsibilities include coordinating racial equity work with the GRAND Voices grandfamily caregiver network, supporting other caregiver outreach and engagement efforts, supporting Grandfamilies State Fact Sheet updates, conducting background research and surveys to help advancing public policy and grassroots advocacy efforts surrounding intergenerational issues, contributing to publications, and assisting proposal writing and event planning and preparation.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • Minimum two years’ experience or equivalent in promoting race equity, public policy and issues affecting grandparents and other relatives raising children Strong interest in race equity and working on issues affecting older adults and children
  • Ability to adapt and respond in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent computer, research and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently. Generations United’s headquarters is in Washington, DC. Currently, all Generations United staff are working remotely and not traveling.

Classification:    Exempt

Status:
                    100% FTE

Reports To:
          Deputy Executive Director

Salary:                    Low to mid 40’s with excellent benefits

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to gu@gu.org, subject “Special Projects Coordinator Application.”

For more information about Generations United visit www.gu.org.